Visit historic mansions and national parks

Roam the same grounds where George Washington played as a boy at Ferry Farm, tour his sister's Kenmore Mansion or trace his mother's life at the Mary Washington House. The Country Inn & Suites, Fredericksburg South puts you near all these attractions plus other fun-filled opportunities like Tangier Cruises and the Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park. You can experience thrills on the roller coasters of Kings Dominion or take a shopping excursion in downtown Fredericksburg. No matter what you choose, you're sure to discover why some call a trip to Fredericksburg "the greatest vacation in history."
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Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

3.89 mi / 6.26 km from the hotel
This park serves as an enduring testament to the 100,000 people who suffered casualties in four Civil War battles that took place over an 18-month period. You can drive through or enjoy a walk on the trails.

George Washington's Ferry Farm

4.47 mi / 7.19 km from the hotel
Browse the colonial and Civil War artifacts in the visitor's center before embarking on a self-guided tour of this property. Explore the period gardens and the site of Washington's boyhood home, which overlooked the Rappahannock River.

Historic Kenmore Plantation

4.53 mi / 7.29 km from the hotel
Tour this stately Georgian-style mansion owned by George Washington's sister Betty. The property is filled with 18th-century furniture and decorative arts. After the guided tour, you can wander through the gardens.

James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library

4.58 mi / 7.36 km from the hotel
Browse the museum shop or take a guided tour of the five exhibition galleries in this museum devoted to the life and work of America's fifth president, who held the office during the "Era of Good Feelings."

Kings Dominion

28.14 mi / 45.28 km from the hotel
Plot out your roller coaster route and enjoy more than 60 rides at Kings Dominion. This theme park also includes Safari Village and Planet Snoopy for younger kids.

Mary Washington House

4.69 mi / 7.55 km from the hotel
The final home of Mary Washington, mother of President George Washington, provides the perfect tour for gardeners, history buffs and lovers of architecture. Be sure to stop by the original kitchen.