Hunt Country

  • Start: Manassas, VA
  • End: Leesburg, VA
  • Last Modified: 2011-11-17 14:56:05
  • Total Mileage: 124 Miles
  • Number of stops: 11

Description

Fine Thoroughbreds, fox hunting, and fortunes began to reign in Virginia in the early 1900s, and the traditions continue today. Start your Virginia vacation in Middleburg, Virginia, the heart of Hunt Country--between Washington, D.C., and the Blue Ridge Mountains. As you cruise back roads and scenic byways, horse farms and country inns come into view.Have lunch or overnight in a room with 18th-century furnishings at the historic Red Fox Inn in Middleburg, Virginia. For an English-style pub experience in nearby Upperville, you can try Hunter's Head Tavern's fish and chips, bangers and mash, and Guinness on tap. Next stop: Manassas National Battlefield Park in Manassas, Virginia. This park includes major Civil War sites like the battle at Bull Run. In Manassas you can also sip afternoon tea at the Victorian Tea Room & Bakery. Head north to Oatlands, Virginia for a visit to the greenhouse, gardens, and 1810 mansion at Oatlands Plantation. Pass through downtown Leesburg, Virginia, and conclude your road trip on the outskirts of town at Tarara Winery.

Stop #1:

Victorian Tea Room & Bakery
Manassas, VA

Stop #2:

Manassas National Battlefield Park
Manassas, VA

Stop #3:

The Gray Ghost Vineyards & Winery
Amissville, VA

Stop #4:

Blackthorne Inn & Restaurant
Upperville, VA

Stop #5:

Hunter's Head Tavern
Virginia, United States of America

Stop #6:

Market Salamander
Middleburg, VA

Stop #7:

Red Fox Inn - Middleburg
Middleburg, VA

Stop #8:

Oatlands Plantation
Leesburg, VA

Stop #9:

Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets
Leesburg, VA

Stop #10:

Eyetopia
Leesburg, VA

Stop #11:

Tarara Winery
Leesburg, VA
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