Culpeper, Virginia has been recognized as one of the great small towns in America. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and only an hour away from Washington D.C., Culpeper has a lively past, an exceptional present and a bright future. Stroll our downtown shops; hike, bike and fish our stunning countryside; or explore the drama of our 250 years of history. Whether you’re interested in guided Civil War tours through hallowed grounds, tasting the fruits of the successful Piedmont wineries or taking in a great old movie, Culpeper has is all.
Culpeper was a strategic crossroads during the Civil War, and the town changed hands several times. Home to many Civil War battlegrounds, the incomparable Graffiti House and the exceptional Museum of Culpeper History, Culpeper’s past has been lovingly documented and preserved. Today, historic downtown Culpeper is still a prized location. The Suites at 249 is located right on celebrated Davis Street, which offers a delightful mix of eclectic shops and award-winning dining that combine rich American tradition with a modern continental flavor.
Our Visitors Center is also within steps of the Suites at 249 and is chock-full of tourist information for the entire region. Culpeper is the perfect base for exploring Central Virginia and surrounding attractions. To the North, you’ll find our nation’s capitol and all it has to offer; in the South, expose yourself to the history of several Presidents, including Monroe, Madison, and Jefferson; traveling East you’ll find yourself on the front lines of some of the most famous Civil War Battlefields; and West of Culpeper you will find quaint towns, beautiful byways, and the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains.
You’ll be amazed at what Culpeper has to offer at visitculpeperva.com.
For tourist information outside the Culpeper area, please visit www.virginia.org