Northern Virginia & Washington, D.C. Area Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

These getaways are located in Virginia near Washington, D.C. For trips to and from Washington, D.C. see that separate state-level section.

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Alexandria and Mount Vernon, VA: George's Beloved Weekend Getaway
George Washington may have slept in a lot of places, but he always came home to his “beloved Alexandria. ”Who could blame him? For ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Alexandria, VA - Quick Escapes: Philadelphia

Alexandria, VA Weekend Getaway
Alexandria is on the west bank of the Potomac River, six miles below Washington DC, and nine miles from Mount Vernon. Alexandria ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Alexandria, VA - The Virginia Handbook

Alexandria, VA and Baltimore, MD: Vintage Ports Weekend Getaway
Although Alexandria celebrates its great antiquity, Baltimore is officially a tad older. They’re both eighteenth-century towns (founded ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Baltimore, MD - Quick Escapes: Pittsburgh

Arlington & Arlington County, VA Weekend Getaway
Arlington County is on the west bank of the Potomac River, just across from the nation’s capital, where it enjoys all the advantages ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Arlington, VA - The Virginia Handbook

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Situated on the south bank of the Potomac River is the second smallest county in the United States. Arlington, a suburb of Washington, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Alexandria, VA - Day Trips from Baltimore

Central Virginia Vineyards (Including Culpeper and Orange) Weekend Getaway
Thomas Jefferson would be pleased. He was convinced that the Monticello area would be suitable for wine making, and now one-half of ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Culpeper, VA - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Washington, D.C.

Culpeper & Culpeper County, VA Weekend Getaway
Situated in the rolling hills of the Piedmont, Culpeper County rises from an elevation of 300 feet on the eastern side to some 600 ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Culpeper, VA - The Virginia Handbook

Fairfax County, VA Weekend Getaway
Once a farming community serving the nation’s capital, Fairfax County has evolved into a major business center and one of the most ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Fairfax, VA - The Virginia Handbook

Fauquier County, VA Weekend Getaway
Fauquier County is a tiny swatch of green and pleasant Virginia countryside less than an hour’s drive from the nation’s capital, but ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Warrenton, VA - The Virginia Handbook

Fredericksburg and The Northern Neck, Virginia Weekend Getaway
The birthplaces of three presidents and several famous patriots are in the Northern Neck, a tranquil peninsula surrounded by the Potomac ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Fredericksburg, VA - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Washington, D.C.

Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County & Stafford County, VA Weekend Getaway
The City of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County have been entertaining travelers for more than three centuries. Today, much as ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Fredericksburg, VA - The Virginia Handbook

Hunt Country, Virginia (Including Leesburg, Waterford, and Middleburg) Weekend Getaway
Wineries, Horse Farms, and 18th-Century mansions and farms proliferate in Virginia’s hunt country, which lies primarily in Loudoun ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Leesburg, VA - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Washington, D.C.

Leesburg & Loudoun County, VA Weekend Getaway
Leesburg was originally named Georgetown for the English king, George III. It was later renamed Leesburg, most probably for Francis ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Leesburg, VA - The Virginia Handbook

Manassas & Prince William County, VA Weekend Getaway
A visit to Prince William County wouldn’t be complete without touring the Manassas National Battlefield, and that’s exactly why many ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Manassas, VA - The Virginia Handbook

Middleburg, Leesburg, Waterford, VA, & Point of Rocks, MD Weekend Getaway
The unofficial capital of the “Hunt Country” of Virginia, Middleburg was first known as an overnight stagecoach stop with its convenient ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Leesburg, VA - Day Trips from Baltimore

Virginia Travel Guide by Fodor's Weekend Getaway
This travel guide is a chapter on Virginia excerpted from the book "Fodor's USA." It covers the entire state of Virginia region by ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Richmond, VA - Fodor's USA

Virginia Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
Traveling through Virginia, the oldest, largest and wealthiest of the American colonies and the single most powerful influence on ...
Published by Rough Guides Richmond, VA - The Rough Guide to USA

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The Washington, D.C., area may not be romantic to the government employees working there, but it certainly is to those who visit. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Washington, DC - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in the Mid-Atlantic States