In the heart of Virginia, where the Blue Ridge Mountains meet gently
rolling hills lies The Virginia Piedmont. A region rich in
natural beauty, American history, farmlands, quaint towns and inns,
wineries and fine dining, the Piedmont is less than an hour’s
drive from Northern Virginia/Washington D.C., Fredericksburg or
Follow scenic roads through expanses of farmland,
orchards and horse farms bordered by centuries-old stone fences.
Walk the main streets of the region’s historic towns and villages,
and explore the restaurants, from casual to elegant, the galleries,
antique shops and other stores. Sample Virginia’s award-winning
wines at the many vineyards of the region.
Relive American history as you walk the trails of
Civil War battlefields, visit the home and 2,700 acre estate of
President James Madison and visit numerous other historic sites.
Hike or horseback ride through fields and woods or
bicycle along winding scenic roads. Don your favorite hat and head
to the Gold Cup races, a steeplechase or other equestrian event.
Canoe the Rappahannock and Rapidan rivers or enjoy a leisurely afternoon
of fishing on the Rose or Robinson.
It’s all here, waiting for you to discover.