Central Virginia Tours

Explore beautiful and historic Central Virginia with chauffeured transportation and one night in a ca. 1830 home

Itinerary 1: Sights & Sips (age 21 and above)

Itinerary 2: Sights & Bites (age 18 and above)

Tour with single occupancy lodging: $525/person

Tour with double occupancy lodging: $313/person

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Included in Both Itineraries:

  • Chauffeured transportation in SUV or mini-van, depending on number of guests in your group

  • Charlottesville/Fredericksburg pickup Friday afternoon or Saturday morning, drop-off following day

  • Visits to:

    • Montpelier, home of US President James Madison and owned by the DuPont family for 83 years

    • Orange, seat of Orange County since 1749; site of Civil War battle and encampments; home to beautiful houses, antique stores, fine dining

    • Gordonsville, founded 1794; charming tourist destination; home of Exchange Hotel Civil War Hospital Museum

    • Barboursville, location of the ruins of a mansion designed by Thomas Jefferson for Governor James Barbour; site of award-winning Barboursville Vineyards

    • Depending on timing, a working farm or America's largest corn maze

  • One night lodging in the Holladay House in Orange. Each room has one queen bed and its own bathroom
  • Exchange Hotel Museum admission, driver-guide tip

  • Coffee + cold breakfast items

  • Transportation to your choice of local restaurants for lunch, dinner

Not included: cost of dinner, lunch or full breakfast (if desired)

Photo: Barboursville Vineyard, courtesy Iron & Twine Blog

Sights & Sips

For guests 21 years old and above, this itinerary includes all of the above, as well as:

  • Wine Tasting at Barboursville Vineyards

  • Private art showing at distinguished artists' home in Orange

Sights & Bites

For guests 18 years old and above, this itinerary includes the standard package at top, as well as:

  • Visit to Culpeper, a town that George Washington surveyed at age 17 and was hotly contested during the Civil War; its cute downtown is home to great shops and restaurants

  • Visit to Cedar Mountain Civil War battlefield, first battle of Robert E. Lee's successful 1862 Northern Virginia Campaign

Photo: Montpelier, by Carole Buckwalter

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