Richmond, Fredericksburg and the Northern Neck: Places to Explore

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  • Fredericksburg

    Halfway between Richmond and Washington, near the falls of the Rappahannock River, Fredericksburg is a popular destination for history buffs. The town's 40-block National Historic District contains more... Read more

  • George Washington Birthplace National Monument

  • Irvington

    Although much older than the resort, the lovely town of Irvington has been associated with the Tides Inn for more than 50 years.... Read more

  • Petersburg

    Historic Petersburg, 20 mi south of Richmond on I–95, lies along the Appomattox River. During the Civil War, the city was under siege for 292 days by Union forces from June 1864 to April 1865—the so-called... Read more

  • Reedville

    This small town at the eastern tip of the Northern Neck was the home of wealthy fishermen and businessmen who made their fortunes from the menhaden fish abundant in the nearby Chesapeake Bay and Potomac... Read more

  • Richmond

    Centered on the fall line of the James River, about 75 mi upriver from the Chesapeake Bay, Richmond completes the transition from Tidewater Virginia into the Piedmont, the central section of rolling plains... Read more

  • Stratford Hall Plantation

  • Warsaw

    The county seat of Richmond County, Warsaw is a pleasant town of 7,000 that's shaded by large oak trees. Near the U.S. 360 bridge over the Rappahannock, it's therefore closer to the city of Tappahannock... Read more

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