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Discover in the Fredericksburg area’s unique present and entertaining past, in its historical attractions and battlefields.

Discover in the Fredericksburg area’s unique present and entertaining past, in its historical attractions and battlefields.

Population: 28.132

Fredericksburg is part of Metropolitan area of Washington D. C,The City has     established an Arts and Cultural District in the downtown area.  With a long history dating back to pre-Colonial times, and a legacy of slavery and war, it is no wonder that so many unhappy phantoms wander the streets. 

The downtown area has experienced a revival since the 1970's allowing a strong arts community to thrive. Galleries, music venues, and fine dining can all be found in the historic district. While the city has seen massive growth, the downtown area and battlefields have been well preserved due to strong local commitment to historic preservation, providing a unique blend of old and new culture.

Fredericksburg has a four-season humid subtropical climate, with cool winters and hot, humid summers. The warm season lasts from May to September with an average daily high temperature above 27°C. The cold season lasts from December to February with an average daily high temperature below 12°C.

Fredericksburg Regional Transit (FRED) provides safe, courteous and efficient public transportation throughout the Fredericksburg Region. FRED operates year-round Monday through Friday and offers special, limited late night service Thursday and Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday during the University of Mary Washington school year.

One way ticket: $ 1 USD

Monthly: $35 USD

Uncork a vintage at an area winery: Find something new to savor at wine tastings and vineyard tours throughout the Fredericksburg area. Local favorites include Hartwood Winery, Lake Anna Winery and Mattaponi Winery, each offering quality wines, special events and a unique experience.

Enjoy the wild outdoors: Outdoor activities at parks and waterways around Fredericksburg are calling your name. Boat, swim, hike and picnic at popular Lake Anna State Park, fish the Rappahannock and Rapidan Rivers, go rock climbing at Virginia Outdoor Center. Nature walks and horseback riding, kayaking and biking – this is your playground.

Get spooked in the Nation’s most haunted city: The site of so much history and so many souls lost in battle, the haunted streets of Fredericksburg may be home to more ghosts per capita than any other city in America. 


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