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Get to know us by checking out these guides and attractions.
- Fredericksburg Visitor Center
- Fredericksburg Guidebook
- Fredericksburg Agricultural Fair
- Fredericksburg Festival of the Arts
- Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce
- Simply Fredericksburg
Local & Regional Colleges/Universities
Four-year state university located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. CRRL customers may request books from UMW's Library through Inter-Library Loan (ILL).
Germanna Community College is one of the twenty-three community colleges in Virginia that comprise the Virginia Community College System.
It is a two-year public institution of higher education. Germanna provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania, and Stafford.
The largest public research university located in Northern Virginia with 10 schools and colleges devoted to a variety of areas of study.
Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses: Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield, and Woodbridge; along with Reston Educational Center and ELI. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.
Local News & Radio Stations
Local & Nearby Parks
Includes online visitor center. Has information on the battles of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Chancellorsville, and Wilderness.
Serenity bests describes this National Park Service property located within an easy drive of the Fredericksburg area on beautiful Popes Creek in Westmoreland County. The 550-acre park offers a reconstruction of a colonial house and a working farm. Knowledgeable costumed interpreters demonstrate skills used to tend an 18th century household. Wildlife is abundant, and you may enjoy their nature trail and picnic area while reveling in history at a bargain price.
Links to information on dozens of Virginia parks. A general map shows park locations throughout the state. Includes online brochures on outdoor activities.
They've got a beautiful beach trail, kayaking for beginners (including instruction!), a swimming pool, fishing and boating, and well-equipped cabins with air-conditioning and heat to rent - these can be reserved online.
Parks & Recreation Websites
Buses and Trains
- Richmond International Airport
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
- Washington Dulles International Airport