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River Rock Outfitter

River Rock Outfitter

River Rock Outfitter located in Downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia is owned and operated by April and Keith Peterson. River Rock is what you would expect from your hometown Outfitter providing all the top brands in gear, apparel, and shoes while employing certified...
6 Bears & A Goat Brewing Company

6 Bears & A Goat Brewing Company

6 Bears & a Goat Brewing Co. (6B&G) is named after its founders and the mascots of their respective military services. The six Bears are 20-year retirees from the U.S. Coast Guard, and the Goat is a retiree from the U.S. Navy. Collectively, the 6 Bears & a...
Lee vs. Grant: The 1864 Campaign

Lee vs. Grant: The 1864 Campaign

Trace the route of Grant’s Overland Campaign beginning in Spotsylvania County for a revealing look at the fateful days of struggle during the Civil War. Lee vs. Grant is part of Virginia’s Civil War Trails, the most comprehensive driving tour undertaken by...
African American Tours

African American Tours

Toll Free: 866-405-3046 Step-on guide for a different story: “An African American Heritage Tour.” $25 per hour, minimum 2 hours.
Walk Through History… Hanover Street

Walk Through History… Hanover Street

Pick up this self-guided walking tour brochure at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center or download it on the Fred Map App.  Hanover Street, named after the House of Hanover, was developed on part of a tract of land granted’ in 1671 to early Virginia settlers Thomas...
Walk Through History… Lower Caroline Street

Walk Through History… Lower Caroline Street

Pick up this self-guided walking tour brochure at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center or download it with the Fred Map App!  The development of this handsome old street into one of the most graceful residential areas in Fredericksburg began with the vision of 18th...
Walk Through History… Washington Avenue

Walk Through History… Washington Avenue

Pick up this self-guided walking tour brochure at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center or download it on the Fred Map App! This residential neighborhood was once part of the 863-acre Kenmore Plantation. For years the only house was the Lewis mansion which was built in...
Walk Through History… Mill Sites and Water Power

Walk Through History… Mill Sites and Water Power

Pick up this self-guided walking tour brochure at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center or download it on the Fred Map App.  Fredericksburg has always been a favorable location for milling. The river provided valuable water power as well as an important transportation...
African American History of Fredericksburg

African American History of Fredericksburg

Pick up a copy of this self-guided walking tour at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center or download it on the Fred Map App!  Blacks first inhabited Virginia in 1619. They came to the sparsely settled Rappahannock Valley long before Fredericksburg was officially founded...
Battlefields to Business – Learning with a twist!

Battlefields to Business – Learning with a twist!

America’s battlefields and historic landmarks — hallowed ground where destinies were created and great struggles took place — are more than just vacant fields, marble statues, and preserved military artifacts. They all contain important lessons for today’s...
Trolley Tours of Fredericksburg

Trolley Tours of Fredericksburg

Trolley Tours of Fredericksburg, established in 1994, is a family owned and operated business. Trolley Tours is dedicated to providing our visitors with the most entertaining and informative tours and transportation charter services available. Our tours have been...
A. Smith Bowman Distillery

A. Smith Bowman Distillery

Experience Virginia’s Oldest and Most Award Winning Distillery! Since 1934, the historic A. Smith Bowman Distillery has passionately produced premium hand-crafted spirits that have gone on to win many awards, most notably “World’s Best Bourbon”...
Battlefield Guide Service with John Cummings

Battlefield Guide Service with John Cummings

Join Spotsylvania historian and author John Cummings for a two hour tour of the Spotsylvania Courthouse neighborhood and battlefield. John will share with you his lifelong passion for Civil War history and the human experiences that shaped our region and nation. He...
African American Heritage Trail

African American Heritage Trail

The African American Heritage Trail covers 75 miles through the county telling the stories of courage and perseverance, joy and sadness of African Americans in Spotsylvania County. The trail is a GPS based trail that was commissioned in 2009 by the Spotsylvania County...
Flavors of Fredericksburg Food Tours

Flavors of Fredericksburg Food Tours

Walk through downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia and enjoy a variety of tastings at restaurants and specialty shops as your guide highlights historical sites and architecture. ​ From a local’s perspective, you’ll be entertained with tales and yarns of former...
Fredericksburg Tours – Civil War

Fredericksburg Tours – Civil War

The Battle of Fredericksburg ‘The Campaign on the Rappahannock’ Travel with us for a leisurely drive around the Fredericksburg battlefield as we discover its Civil War history. A local battlefield guide will lead the way! Join a comprehensive tour from...