5 days in Fredericksburg & Montpelier Station Itinerary

5 days in Fredericksburg & Montpelier Station Itinerary

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5 days in Fredericksburg & Montpelier Station Itinerary

Start: Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Montpelier Station
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Fredericksburg


Fredericksburg ©
Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Town. On the 16th (Sat), take in the history at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, then learn about all things military at National Museum of the Marine Corps, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St George's Episcopal Church. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Virginia Civil War Trail, then contemplate the long history of The Rising Sun Tavern, and then identify plant and animal life at Caledon State Park.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg trip itinerary planning website .

In March, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, Caledon State Park
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Chatham Manor ©
Chatham Manor
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
The Rising Sun Tavern ©
The Rising Sun Tavern

Montpelier Station

Montpelier Station ©
Montpelier Station is an unincorporated community in Orange County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins, then brush up on your military savvy at Vietnam War Foundation Museum, and then do a tasting at Early Mountain Vineyards. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at James Madison's Montpelier.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Montpelier Station online journey planner .

Drive from Fredericksburg to Montpelier Station in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in March, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Montpelier Station

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins, Vietnam War Foundation Museum, Early Mountain Vineyards, The Market at Grelen
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James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
Vietnam War Foundation Museum ©
Vietnam War Foundation Museum
Early Mountain Vineyards ©
Early Mountain Vineyards