Explore the top things to do in Spotsylvania County

From rock climbing at Fun Land of Fredericksburg to exploring Civil War battlefields, you’ll be near the area’s best things to do when you stay at the Country Inn & Suites in Spotsylvania County. Roam the same grounds where George Washington played as a boy at Ferry Farm, tour his sister’s Kenmore Mansion, or trace his mother’s life at the Mary Washington House. You and your family can enjoy hours of thrills at Kings Dominion or browse boutiques and antique stores in downtown Fredericksburg. If you’re in town for a conference at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, use our on-site meeting space to gather with colleagues.

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Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

3.89 mi / 6.26 km from the hotel
This park serves as an enduring testament to the 100,000 people wounded or killed in four Civil War battles over an 18-month period. You can drive through the park or take a walk on the trails.

George Washington’s Ferry Farm

4.47 mi / 7.19 km from the hotel
Browse the colonial and Civil War artifacts in the visitor’s center before you embark on a self-guided tour of the property. Explore the period gardens and the site of Washington’s boyhood home, which backs up to the Rappahannock River.

Historic Kenmore Plantation

4.53 mi / 7.29 km from the hotel
Tour this stately Georgian-style mansion that was owned by George Washington’s sister Betty. The property is filled with 18th-century furniture and decorative arts. After the guided tour, you can wander through the gardens.

James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library

4.58 mi / 7.36 km from the hotel
Browse the museum shop or take a guided tour of the exhibition galleries in this museum devoted to the life and work of America’s fifth president.

Kings Dominion

28.14 mi / 45.28 km from the hotel
Plot out your roller coaster route and enjoy more than 60 rides at Kings Dominion. This theme park also includes a 20-acre water park and Planet Snoopy for younger kids.

Mary Washington House

4.69 mi / 7.55 km from the hotel
The final home of Mary Washington, mother of President George Washington, provides the perfect tour for gardeners, history buffs, and lovers of architecture. Be sure to stop by the original kitchen.

Old Town Fredericksburg

4.47 mi / 7.19 km from the hotel
With more than 40 blocks of specialty shops, antique stores, bookstores, and interesting architecture, Old Town Fredericksburg will keep you busy for hours.

University of Mary Washington

4.28 mi / 6.9 km from the hotel
Watch the Eagles play, meet the faculty, or just wander through the beautiful campus of this selective institution named for George Washington’s mother.

Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center

5.01 mi / 8.07 km from the hotel
Looking for trade show or wedding space? This 120,000-square-foot facility includes exhibit halls, meeting rooms, and ballrooms.

Fun Land of Fredericksburg

4.12 mi / 6.63 km from the hotel
Laser tag, rock climbing, miniature golf, and roller coasters are just a few of the attractions that draw families to Fun Land of Fredericksburg. With both indoor and outdoor activities, you can enjoy this fun spot in any weather.

Virginia Credit Union Stadium

5.18 mi / 8.34 km from the hotel
Cheer on the Fredericksburg Nationals—nicknamed the "FredNats"—minor league baseball team along with up to 5,000 fans at Virginia Credit Union Stadium.