Here are links to information about our area.

Attractions on Virginia’s Northern Neck

Northern Neck Tourism Commission.  Virginia’s Northern Neck is one of the most historic regions in a historic state.  A short drive from most of the big Mid-Atlantic cities, one can truly step back in time and experience the road less traveled. Whether your visit is one day, one weekend or a whole week, you’ll find plenty to see, do and experience in this unique historical region of Virginia.

Northern Neck Heritage Bicycling Trail.  The link is to a brochure; may be slow to load on your computer.

Reedville Fishermen’s Museum.  In Reedville at the tip of the Northern Neck, preserving the heritage of the area’s watermen.  The town’s mile-long Main Street is a National Historic District.

Rice’s Hotel – Hughlett’s Tavern.  Part of the historic town square in Heathsville — includes our 1795 Court House Tavern, operating Blacksmith Shop, Carriage House, Community Building & Pavilion.  Farmers’ Markets, 3rd Saturday April – November.

Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail.  Wineries in the area.

George Washington’s Birthplace National Monument.   About 45 minutes from our neighborhood.

Stratford Hall, birthplace of Robert E. Lee, home of the Lee Family of Virginia.  About 45 minutes from our neighborhood.

Two Virginia State Parks in our area:

Westmoreland State Park.  Stay overnight, or, on a day trip walk down to the Fossil Beach where you may uncover prehistoric shark’s teeth.

Bell Isle State Park.   Seven miles of shoreline on the Rappahannock River.

Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve.  Excellent place for observing the wide variety of waterfowl, shore birds, and woodland birds that inhabit our area year-round or during migrations.

Northumberland County official website.