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Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive

Historic Towns & Villages, Historical Sites, National & State Parks, Historic Towns & Villages, Historical Sites, National & State Parks

Biking, Camping, Hiking, Horse Country, Scenic Drives and Trails

Virginia

Gazing across the horizon from the peaks of Shenandoah National Park it’s hard to believe you are just 75 miles from the bustle of our nation’s capital. Take Skyline Drive along the crest of the mountains through the woods and past spectacular vistas. Hike in the shade of oak trees along the Appalachian Trail, discover […]

Morven Park

Historical Sites, Museums, Historical Sites, Museums

Horse Country, Scenic Drives and Trails

Leesburg, Virginia

Purchased in 1903 by Westmoreland and Marguerite Davis, the original residence at Morven Park was a small fieldstone farmhouse built around 1780. By the time the Davises purchased the property, it looked as it does today, with its impressive Greek Revival portico and massive columns.

Gettysburg National Military Park

Battle Sites, Historical Sites, National & State Parks, Battle Sites, Historical Sites, National & State Parks

Camping, Horse Country

Gettysburg, PA

The Battle of Gettysburg (a Union victory) was a turning point in the Civil War. Often referred to as the “High Water Mark of the Confederacy”, it was the war’s bloodiest battle with 51,000 casualties (killed, wounded, captured or missing). It also provided President Abraham Lincoln with the setting for his famous Gettysburg Address.

Gambrill State Park

National & State Parks, National & State Parks

Biking, Camping, Hiking, Horse Country

Frederick, MA

Gambrill State Park, located west of Frederick, provides miles of hiking, biking, and horse trails with stunning overlooks of the surrounding area. A 34-campsite, four-camper cabin campground is available seasonally. See beautiful views from three overlooks, picnic shelters for rent, and the Tearoom, available for reservations. Some facilities are handicapped accessible.

Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park

Battle Sites, Historical Sites, National & State Parks, Battle Sites, Historical Sites, National & State Parks

Horse Country, Scenic Drives and Trails

Bristow, VA

133-acre Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park features a scenic pond, and nearly three-miles of walking and equestrian trail winding through woods. During the Civil War, Confederate forces suffered a bloody defeat at this site when they tried to cross Broad Run in pursuit of the Federal Third Corps. More than 200 soldiers from Alabama, Mississippi, […]