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Pleasantly surprised that it was Holiday open house weekend even though it made for heavy traffic... read more

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Amelia, Virginia
Southern Heritage

This is the place where southern men repelled the assault of thousand of northerners that had come... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stafford, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, VA
+1 540-370-4300
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Sights you can see. 1. The battle of Fredericksburg. Stop at the battlefield visitor center and pick up the Auto Tour. Best way to see all the sites and stories that go with it. With stops at Chatham Manor, Kenmore Plantation, Mary Ball Washingtons final...More

8  Thank Snowybears
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Reviewed 10 March 2015

We loved Fredericksburg when we visited in the fall of last year. We promised ourselves another visit and we had a chance the first weekend this March. The weather just broke from cold winter temps to a beautiful spring-like weekend. We were dismayed though because...More

6  Thank Judy J
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Reviewed yesterday

Pleasantly surprised that it was Holiday open house weekend even though it made for heavy traffic on streets that we weren't familiar with.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the place where southern men repelled the assault of thousand of northerners that had come and ransacked Alexandria, Fairfax and Stafford counties stealing the livestock, furniture, silverware, personal items and even the glass from the windows of the houses of innocent Virginia families....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coming from the Charleston, SC area, and a local here in Fredericksburg since 2003, we have a based of comparison for a review of true historic preservation areas. This isn't one. Old degraded buildings, unkept row homes, uneven walkways, limited parking, poor lighting, over priced...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fredericksburg ranks with Georgetown, Alexandria, and Annapolis as one of the prime Tidewater towns of Virginia and Maryland, for the beauty of its Colonial- and Federal-Era dwellings, and the sheer number of its historic spots. The action is centered, from the river westward, along the...More

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 9 September 2018

The houses in Fredericksburg are a joy to see. We just took company to several artist galleries , lunch at Foode and antique shopping galore. Always a festive atmosphere and everone is very kind to help you get around.

1  Thank Judy R
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I am glad the city is working on preseving the old town area of Fredericksburg. The city has grown so much that many travelers may think that Fredericksburg is a city turning the big fields into shopping malls. The old town is still very charming...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 31 August 2018

If the weather permits, this is a great place to tour on foot. Stop in some of the local shops or just soak up the local history. If you have time ask about Chatham Manor across the river

Thank ptajack
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Beautiful architecture in the Old Town with some museums and historic sites. Surrounding the business district are many streets of lovely old homes.

Thank Nels C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Had to walk off a heavy lunch at Bavarian Cafe and Old Town is right there. My favorite part was trying to figure out what businesses were in the various buildings 50 years ago.

Thank CWnut
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The Old part of Fredericksburg did not seem to offer much when we visited, except for James Monroe's birthplace and Mary Washington's home. There are a few restaurants but we found the area not very inspirational.

Thank Brian M
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25 November 2017|
Response from Bear H | Reviewed this property |
The Fredericksburg web site currently doe not list any dec events
25 November 2017|
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Response from L G L | Reviewed this property |
They have various all over city, would recommend calling the Old Town Visitor Center for a complete list - this way you can be sure of times and dates - they are very helpful
15 October 2017|
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
yes, most all restaurants are open and many stores.