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Ernie’s Texas Lunch

Restaurants

Gettysburg, PA

Blue Parrot Bistro

Bars & Cafes

Gettysburg, PA

Understated and comfortably hip, with a bar in front and a single pool table between the bar and dining room, which is lined on both sides with booths. For lunch, a variety of soups, sandwiches, and salads—the chicken souvlaki salad is a yummy garlicky pile of food. Dinner entrees include vegetarian selections. Music at night.

Avenue Restaurant

Restaurants

Gettysburg, PA

This family-style restaurant is a Gettysburg tradition; good homemade food in an immaculate dining room.

Winery at La Grange

Historical Homes, Historical Sites

Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries

Haymarket, VA

The red brick three and a half story La Grange manor house built in the 1790’s and has survived numerous owners and finally has come to rest as Prince William County/Manassas first modern-day established winery. Wine tasting $5. Year-round events and classes are scheduled.

Scottsville Historic District

Historic Towns & Villages, Historical Sites

Shopping

Restaurants

Scottsville, VA

Comprised of almost one hundred old buildings, the Scottsville Historic District is a wonderful reminder of 18th and 19th century life in rural Virginia. Almost half of the homes and buildings that remain date to before the Civil War, and tourists can delight in the quiet of the riverfront, or enjoy the small shops and […]

Red Fox Inn

Historical Sites

Restaurants

Bed & Breakfast

Middleburg, VA

Orange Historic Downtown

Historic Towns & Villages, Historical Sites

Shopping

Restaurants, Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries

Orange, VA

In 1749, the unincorporated town of Orange Court House became the county seat. The Town was incorporated in 1872; in 1890, the official name was shortened to Orange.

Monticello

Historical Homes, Historical Sites, Museums, Presidential Homes & Sites

Scenic Drives and Trails, Shopping

Bars & Cafes

Charlottesville, VA

Monticello was the home of Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, third President of the United States and noted architect and inventor. Jefferson began construction on his ‘little mountain’ home in 1769 and, after remodeling and enlarging the house, finally finished 40 years later in 1809.

James Madison’s Montpelier

Historical Sites, Museums, Presidential Homes & Sites

Scenic Drives and Trails

Bars & Cafes

Montpelier Station, VA

The lifelong home of James Madison, “Father of the Constitution” and fourth President of the United States, was also home to three generations of the Madison family from 1723 to 1844. The mansion core was built by Madison’s father c.1760.

Frederick Historic District

Historic Towns & Villages, Historical Sites

Shopping

Restaurants

Frederick, MD

Frederick was a regional market and industrial center well into the 20th century. During the Civil War, Frederick was witness to three Confederate invasions, thirty-eight skirmishes and two major battles (South Mountain and Monocacy) as hundreds of thousands of soldiers marched through the community.

Farnsworth House

Historical Homes, Historical Sites

Restaurants

Gettysburg, PA

As a sharpshooters post, the building shows the scars of more than 100 bullet holes. Ghost stories in cellar and candlelight walks at the Inn/Bed & Breakfast and Farnsworth House Inn Restaurant. Civil War period dining experience. Some specialties include game pie, peanut soup, spoon bread and pumpkin fritters. Period fare served by period dressed […]

Dobbin House Tavern

Historical Sites

Restaurants

Gettysburg, PA

Built in 1776, the Dobbin House is “…Beautifully and Authentically Restored” and open to the public as a colonial restaurant. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it consistently wins Mobil Guide’s highest area rating.

Court Square of Charlottesville

Historical Sites

Shopping

Restaurants

Charlottesville, VA

Buildings within the historic Court Square include 300 Court Square, which is the site of the Eagle Tavern, a simple wooden frame building which stood there in 1791. The brick replacement, which visitors can see today, provided food and lodging on court days, as well as public dances and victory celebrations within its spacious parlor.

Charlottesville Historic Downtown Mall

Historical Sites

Shopping

Restaurants

Charlottesville, VA

Located in historic downtown Charlottesville, it is one of the most beautiful and successful pedestrian malls in the nation.

Cashtown Inn

Historical Sites

Restaurants

Hotel

Cashtown, PA
Exterior of Cashtown Inn in Cashtown, PA

Built circa 1797, the Cashtown Inn served as the first stage coach stop west of Gettysburg along the newly constructed Chambersburg Turnpike.

Barboursville Winery

Historical Sites

Restaurants, Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries

Bed & Breakfast

Barboursville, VA

The wines of Barboursville Vineyards are consistently honored in competitions and demanded by wine stewards. The Inn is the only place on earth where the house within sight of your bedroom is a historic landmark designed by Thomas Jefferson. Palladio Restaurant is respected by food enthusiasts of every generation and critical perspective, extending to the […]

Barboursville Ruins

Historical Sites

Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries

Barboursville, VA

Barboursville Ruins is the only building in Orange County known to have been designed by Thomas Jefferson. It was constructed between 1814 and 1822 for Jefferson’s friend James Barbour, Governor of Virginia (1812-1814).

Michie Tavern

Historical Sites

Restaurants

Charlottesville, VA
exterior and front walkway of the michie tavern

The Proprietor Corporal William Michie was at Valley Forge when he received an urgent message to return home. Leaving behind the winter encampment, Michie commenced the tedious journey to Virginia only to learn upon his arrival that his ailing father had passed on.