Explore the Mary Washington House and find other things to do in Fredericksburg

The Country Inn & Suites, Fredericksburg, VA puts you within easy reach of popular attractions like George Washington’s Ferry Farm, the Mary Washington House, and Kenmore Plantation. Don’t miss Old Town Fredericksburg, a historic district dotted with dozens of antique shops and restaurants. Here for a romantic weekend? You can embark on a riverboat cruise on the Rappahannock or plan an evening at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. If you’re looking for things to do with younger children, Kings Dominion is about 40 minutes away and has fun rides for the whole family.

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Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

4.16 mi / 6.7 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

4.78 mi / 7.7 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

3.65 mi / 5.87 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

3.86 mi / 6.22 km from the hotel
Browse the museum shop or take a guided tour of the five exhibition galleries in this museum devoted to the life and work of America’s fifth president.

Kings Dominion

35.41 mi / 56.99 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

3.68 mi / 5.92 km from the hotel
The final home of Mary Washington, mother of former President George Washington, provides the perfect tour for gardeners, history buffs, and lovers of architecture. Be sure to stop by the original kitchen.

National Museum of the Marine Corps

15.94 mi / 25.65 km from the hotel
Located outside Marine Corps Base Quantico, this museum offers free admission and highlights the role of the Marine Corps in US history with exhibits like “Making Marines” and “Defending a New Nation.”

Old Town Fredericksburg

3.84 mi / 6.17 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.

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

0.78 mi / 1.26 km from the hotel
Fun for the whole family or a great place for a date, this performing arts center features a children’s theater and a dinner theater so you can indulge in a great meal and enjoy a live performance.

University of Mary Washington

3.56 mi / 5.73 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.