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Hotel Details Local Guide

Location

  • This hotel is in a suburban location
  • Distance from the Hotel: 6 MILES
  • Local Time Zone : GMT-5

Airport

Richmond International Airport (RIC) (RIC)

Washington Dulles International (IAD)

Nearest Train Station

Amtrak and VRE

Attractions

Historic Downtown Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Battlefields

Quantico Marine Base

Lee Hill Golf Course

University of Mary Washington

Kings Dominion Amusement Park

George Washingtons Ferry Farm

Kenmore Plantation and Gardens

Virginia Railway Express (VRE)

Central Park Shopping Center

Spotsylvania Towne Centre

What's New

Kings Dominion, 30 minutes south of the hotel, adds the new WindSeeker, a 301-foot-tall tower that spins riders 30 stories above the park, joining the lineup of world-class thrills and the new Dinosaurs Alive! with 40 animatronic dinosaurs. For live music head to Celebrate Virginia Live featuring the best national headline artists. 2012 lineup includes the Band Perry, Foreigner and The Wailers.

Tips

You'll never run out of things to do. From battlefields and museums to water fun, hiking trails and children's activities. Call 1-800-678-4748 for more information on local attractions and current events.

Don't Go Home Without

Choose a cool brew from Fredericksburg's own microbrewery, Blue & Gray Brewing Co. Try the traditional favorites - Fred Red Ale or the Blue & Gray Classic Lager, Falmouth American Pale Ale or Stonewall Stout . For the family stop by for a scoop of Carl's old-fashioned ice cream a local favorite since1947. The flavors are basic: chocolate, vanilla and strawberry; but the flavor is tops.

Must See

All aboard! The "City of Fredericksburg" paddle wheel boat departs from the city dock along the Rappahannock River. It features two decks, a full bar and dance floor. All cruises include an all-u-can-eat buffet meal prepared fresh right on board. Or try the Riverside Dinner Theater for the perfect afternoon or evening getaway. Enjoy dinner and a live, classic Broadway musical performed live.

Must Do

Visit Fredericksburg’s 40-block National Historic District Stops and enjoy your day sightseeing the region’s museums and historic sites; get a trolley ticket. Enjoy the unique galleries and studios that dot the downtown area; or choose from more than 40 chef-owned restaurants within easy walking distance.

Theme Park

Kings Dominion

Distance from hotel: 28 MI/ 45.06 KM South

Race Tracks

Richmond International Raceway

Distance from hotel: 49.1 MI/ 79.02 KM South

Museum or Gallery

Distance from hotel: 9.2 MI/ 14.81 KM North

Sightseeing Tours

Distance from hotel: 6.7 MI/ 10.78 KM North East

Movie Theaters

Marquee Cinemas - Southpoint 9

Distance from hotel: 1.5 MI/ 2.41 KM South

Park Details

Patriot Park

Distance from hotel: 5.4 MI/ 8.69 KM South West