Stay near Caledon State Park
The Country Inn & Suites, Dahlgren, VA provides an ideal home base for exploring all that King George County has to offer. Sunbathe at Colonial Beach, hike at Caledon State Park or taste vintages at Oak Crest Vineyard & Winery. Other exciting things to do include tours of the George Washington Birthplace, drag strip racing and car shows at Maryland International Raceway, and games at the Riverboat on the Potomac. Many major businesses
lie nearby, and Lockheed Martin is within walking distance.
- Maryland International Raceway (15 miles)
If fast cars and screaming engines get you pumped, then a trip to this nearby drag strip is in order. In addition to weekend races, the track also hosts car shows.
Phone: +1 (301) 884-9833
- Riverboat on the Potomac (10 miles)
Entertaining for all ages, this attraction on the Potomac River features an off-track betting parlor, waterfront dining and special events such as comedy acts.
Phone: +1 (804) 224-7055
History and Culture
- Dahlgren Heritage Museum (1.5 miles)
Learn more about this naval community when you browse the standing and revolving exhibits at this nearby museum, dedicated to preserving the history of the Naval Support Facility in Dahlgren.
Phone: +1 (540) 663-3680
- George Washington Birthplace (20 miles)
A visit to the King George area would not be complete without a stop at the birthplace of the nation's first president. Tour the house, workshop and cemetery, and browse the artifacts on display.
Phone: +1 (804) 224-1732
- Stratford Hall (20 miles)
Take a tour of the Great House, the birthplace of Robert E. Lee and former home of four generations of Lees. You can also explore the collection of family documents and browse the exhibits, which include Civil War photographs and fossils.
Phone: +1 (804) 493-8038
- Caledon State Park (7 miles)
Take your fun outdoors at this nearby state park, where you can picnic, hike and watch for wildlife. Stop by the visitor center to view bald eagle exhibits.
Phone: +1 (540) 663-3861
- Colonial Beach (12 miles)
Enjoy sunbathing, boating and fishing at Colonial Beach, located on the Potomac River. A half-mile boardwalk offers outdoor dining and specialty shops.
- Westmoreland State Park (23 miles)
For family fun, head to this Northern Neck park featuring an Olympic-size swimming pool, a playground, a snack bar, boat rentals and six miles of trails. The park is also a great location for spotting American bald eagles, green herons, ospreys and more.
Phone: +1 (804) 493-8821
- Ingleside Vineyards (17 miles)
The oldest winery on the Northern Neck of Virginia, Ingleside offers tours, wine sampling and events throughout the year, such as the annual Jazz in the Courtyard in August and the Harvest Celebration in October.
Phone: +1 (804) 224-8687
- Oak Crest Vineyard & Winery (3 miles)
Pack a picnic lunch and head to this vineyard for wine tasting. Enjoy lunch on the deck or patio overlooking the woodlands of King George County.
Phone: +1 (540) 663-2813
- Potomac River Festival - June
- Colonial Beach Triathlon - July
- Rod Run to the Beach - August
- Colonial Beach Bike Fest - October
- Budds Creek races – year-round
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