Explore Civil War history with many things to do in Fredericksburg, VA

The Country Inn & Suites, Fredericksburg, VA puts you within reach of a wealth of historic attractions, including George Washington's Ferry Farm, the Mary Washington House, and Kenmore Plantation. Don’t miss Old Town Fredericksburg, a historic district dotted with dozens of antique shops and restaurants. You can make a date for a romantic riverboat cruise on the Rappahannock, or plan a family outing at the Riverside Center Dinner Theater. Looking for things to do for younger ages? Take a day trip to Kings Dominion, with fun rides for kids and adults alike.

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Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

4.16 mi / 6.7 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

4.78 mi / 7.7 km from the hotel
Browse the colonial and Civil War artifacts in the visitor’s center before you embark on a self-guided tour of this property. Explore the period gardens and the site of Washington’s boyhood home, which backs up to the Rappahannock River.

Historic Kenmore Plantation

3.65 mi / 5.87 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

3.86 mi / 6.22 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

35.41 mi / 56.99 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

3.68 mi / 5.92 km from the hotel
The final home of Mary Washington, mother of former President George Washington, provides the perfect tour for gardeners, history buffs, and lovers of architecture. Be sure to stop by the original kitchen.