An hour south of Washington D.C. is the charming town of Fredericksburg, Virginia. As the childhood home of George Washington, it holds a unique place in the history of the United States. Stroll the streets to soak in colonial era architecture, storied museums, antique shops and friendly vibes. With huge green areas and quaint public parks, Fredericksburg makes for an excellent day trip to escape from the madness of D.C.
Some of the best things to do in Fredericksburg revolve around the 40-block downtown Historic District. Start out at the Visitor Center to orient yourself, and make your way to the Mary Washington House, the Kenmore (the home of George Washington’s sister), the Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, and the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center. Speaking of battlefields, Fredericksburg is known as home to some of the most important staging grounds for battles of the Civil War. The four fields -- Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania -- are all excellent destinations for travelers interested in history. As far as modern-era things to do, be sure to check out the A. Smith Bowman Distillery, a family-owned distillery that focuses on spirits. Fredericksburg is also home to tons of art galleries, and the Riverside Center Dinner Theater is a great place to a show with a significant other or the whole family. For a consistently-updated rundown on the events in Fredericksburg, check out their public page here.
As summer can get pretty muggy here in Virginia, spring and fall make for excellent times of the year to visit Fredericksburg.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Fredericksburg is in December, while the cheapest month is in August. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Fredericksburg is in the high season in December. Fredericksburg has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Fredericksburg tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Fredericksburg tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Fredericksburg. The hottest month in Fredericksburg is June, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 7 ˚F. The wettest month in Fredericksburg is May with 7.74 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.42 inches of rain.
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