- Our list of the best things to do in Fredericksburg, Virginia, features the top 50 nearby activities — including 21 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Fredericksburg, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 31 things to do within the city of Fredericksburg, VA , followed by 20 popular activities in nearby cities, including Stafford, Woodbridge, Manassas and Quantico
Cigar, Bourbon and Beer Festival Washington DC MoreLess Info
Festival offers 20 craft beers, bourbons from all across the country and different kinds of cigars
93% 337 votes
120 Chatham Lane, Fredericksburg, VA MoreLess Info
The battle climax of the Civil War took place in the regions covered by the Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park. Visitors can learn about the war and the specific battles of the area through the park's museum and by walking across the battlefields themselves.
Several sites are contained at Battlefield Fredericksburg including a house built in 1836, the Fredericksburg National Cemetery, the Howison's Hill cannon rifle area. Walking tours are offered throughout the park, but guests can also drive from location to location in the area.
96% 134 votes
224 Washington St, Fredericksburg, VA 22405 MoreLess Info
Guests to the Gari Melchers Home & Studio at Belmont are able to view both a historic site and art exhibits. The general tour is included with admission and begins with a short film that leads into a guided tour of the museum before transitioning into the galleries.
The Rising Sun Tavern was originally built by George Washington's younger brother. It is currently being used as a museum that teaches about life in an 18th century tavern with costumed actors to tell stories of those who stayed at the site.
93% 202 votes
706 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA MoreLess Info
Covering multiple major sites in the city, Trolly Tours of Fredericksburg allows guests to view a great deal of history in a short time. The tour is roughly 75 minutes and includes many stories told by the tour guide while visiting historic monuments, markers, and attractions.
93% 149 votes
1201 Washington Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 MoreLess Info
George Washington's sister and brother-in-law built the Georgian-style Kenmore Plantation & Gardens just before the Revolutionary War. The house itself and garden have been restored for tours, and there is also the Crowinshield Museum building which offers rotating exhibits.
91% 139 votes
1020 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 MoreLess Info
The Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop preserves the medical treatments provided during the 18th century in a small museum. The history of local medicine, pharmacy, military endeavors, and political affairs are covered.