Exceedingly Rich in Historic and Scenic Beauty.
Established in 1734, Orange County was named in honor of William, Prince of Orange and covered an area that extended to the Mississippi River and Great Lakes. Orange County is graced with rolling landscapes and incredibly breathtaking mountain vistas.
Visit Montpelier, the beautifully restored home of James Madison, walking in the footsteps of James Madison, our nation’s fourth President and “Father of the Constitution,” at his beloved home Montpelier. Relive the beginnings of the United States in a President's home. Where you can Delight in the breathtaking views, which Madison described as “a squirrel’s jump from heaven.” Montpelier provides a day of excitement and knowledge to whomever decides to visit. Also, visit the cafe and gift shop - which includes locally-craft artisan goods and a variety of locally-produced foods and beverages.
Later take a moment to reflect at a Civil War battlefield or museum. Stay at one of our charming bed & breakfasts, inns or hotels. Where you can wake up to enjoy the views of the foothills in the Virginia Piedmont. Many of our accommodations regularly top the nations "Best of" lists every year!
Enjoy our Southern hospitality and fine dining at local restaurants to taste farm-to-table delights and so much more.
Home to quaint, friendly towns, natural, scenic beauty, fine dining, distinctive shopping and an unparalleled selection of first-class accommodations, Orange County, Virginia has something for everyone. Experience life on a farm at a local farm, whether at a farm's market, or tour, there are always activities and places to see in Orange County. Enjoy seasonal journeys as well, such as corn mazes, hayrides & other great farm experiences.
Explore our award-winning wineries, historic sites and museums, adventure and outdoor recreation, quaint shops and art galleries.
Are you ready to fly in the skies?! Journey to Skydive Orange for the opportunity to take that jump from the skies and overlook the rolling landscape of Orange County on your descent back to the ground. And if you're not ready, grab a seat and binoculars for the view of watching others.
There is something fun for everyone in Orange County! View more at www.visitorangevirginia.com.