There’s Wet and Wild Fun at Pirate’s Cove Water Park

Brother and sister at Pirate’s Cove Water Park
Northern Virginia summers can be notoriously hot. As the heat index rises, families all over the region are searching for a way to chill out. If you can’t get away to the coast for the weekend or don’t have access to a pool, a giant water park is a great... [read more]

Indulge in These Fredericksburg Area Bakeries!

Bakeries around Fredericksburg
The bakeries throughout Fredericksburg are all delicious. They offer everything from delicious cakes and cupcakes to flavorful sandwiches. Each one is unique, and is a perfect place to grab an afternoon snack. Here's a list of some of the top local bakeries in the area: Paul’s Bakery Since its beginning in 1973,... [read more]

Find Fresh Fare During Farmers Market Week

Fresh farmers market veggies during Farmers Market Week
August 6th through the 12th is National Farmers Market Week. If you’ve never been to your local farmers market, this celebration is the ideal time for your first visit! Head down to the Fredericksburg Farmers Market and pick up some fresh and healthy finds for your cupboard. Fredericksburg Farmers Market Shopping at... [read more]

Fun Things for Your Teens and Tweens to Do In Virginia This Summer!

Teens in Virginia
It’s almost back-to-school season! But before your kids have to get back to it, give them a fun weekend adventure! From safari adventures to waterparks, these are perfect fun places for your teens and tweens to spend the last couple days of their summer. Go Ape! This treetop adventure is an interactive... [read more]

Summer Vacation Ideas to Visit Near Fredericksburg

Little girl with daisy on her eyes, ready for a summer vacation
One of the best things about Virginia is that this state is full of many different family travel options. You can especially find exciting things to do during the warm months of the summer! There is just about something for everyone to get into. So, make sure you get the... [read more]

Help Support Stafford County Armed Services Memorial

Stafford County Armed Services Memorial
Although the deadline for purchasing a brick was May 1st, you can still join Stafford County for the official opening ceremony on July 15th, 2017. The Stafford County Armed Services Memorial will be held annually and is the city’s way of showing their support for local soldiers. For more than... [read more]

Check Out These Awesome Farmers Markets Near Fredericksburg

Farmers Markets near Fredericksburg
As an initiative to support the growing demand for local foods in the Fredericksburg area, many different vendors have pledged together to keep the community healthy! Fresh local products offer better health benefits and prices while building overall community engagement. You can finally feel good about spending money, knowing that it... [read more]

Where to Get a Good Massage in Fredericksburg

Lit candles and black massage stones for a good massage in a Zen spa
Sick of feeling the weight of stress pent up in your body? Feel like your muscle knots are too tight? If you’re sore from a long work week and looking to get some relief, take the time to relax and treat yourself to a good massage in historic Fredericksburg, Virginia.... [read more]

Tour the National Museum of the Marine Corps

National Museum for Marine Corps
Looking for a fun and exciting way to spend your day? Check out the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Just like the marines, this museum goes above and beyond. With stunning exhibits and even a flat screen theater, the museum brings riveting, true tales of action, adventure, and patriotism... [read more]

Hank Williams Jr. Comes to Fredericksburg on June 17th

Country Music scene w/chair,hat,guitar on barnwood background
Don’t sit around bored this month! Summer is the time to get out and enjoy yourself, so get ready to celebrate Virginia After Hours with country music legend Hank Williams Jr. He will be performing at the Marks and Harrison Amphitheater here in Fredericksburg on Saturday, June 17th and it’s... [read more]