Germanna Community College is one of the twenty-three community colleges in Virginia that comprise the Virginia Community College System. It is a two year public institution of higher education established in 1970. As a comprehensive community college, Germanna provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania and Stafford.
As Virginia's public undergraduate college of the liberal arts and sciences, Mary Washington is unique. MWC is a highly selective college, enrolling approximately 3,700 men and women. The College features a beautifully landscaped 176-acre campus of wide lawns and traditional Jeffersonian architecture.
Grab your friends and family and come to Kings Dominion – Virginia’s ultimate destination for summertime fun! We’ve got 400 acres packed with more than 60 rides, shows and attractions -- everything you need for creating lifelong memories. Thrill-seekers will get their fix with one of the East Coast’s largest collection of breath-taking roller coasters – a whopping 15 in all -- including Intimidator 305™, which stretches 305 feet tall and screams at more than 90 miles per hour. Families will delight in the zany rides and activities at Planet Snoopy, featuring Snoopy and the entire PEANUTS™ gang. Everyone will enjoy our spectacular high energy live shows. When the heat rises, cool down at the newly renovated for 2015, Soak City: our 20 acre waterpark with two gigantic wave pools, exhilarating water slides, a lazy river and so much more. Plus, Soak City is included in your park admission – the only Virginia destination offering two parks for the price of one!
Established in 1734, Orange County was named in honor of William, Prince of Orange and covered an area that extended to the Mississippi River and Great Lakes. Here you can walk in the footsteps of James Madison, our nation’s fourth President and “Father of the Constitution,” at his beloved home Montpelier. Delight in the breathtaking views, which Madison described as “a squirrel’s jump from heaven.” Stay at one of our charming bed & breakfasts, inns or hotels. Enjoy our Southern hospitality and fine dining. Explore our award-winning wineries, historic sites and museums, adventure and outdoor recreation, quaint shops and art galleries. There is something fun for everyone in Orange County that you will find Simply Stunning!
Welcome to Montpelier, the home of President James Madison, the Father of the Constitution and Architect of the Bill of Rights, and Dolley Madison, America’s first "First Lady." The Montpelier estate features the historic home and grounds, gardens, historic buildings, exhibitions and tours, archaeological sites, and 8+ miles of walking trails.
This was the first time Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met each other on a field of battle. Fought in a wild, dense forest region known as the Wilderness, the hard fighting and frightening landscape left its mark upon the soldiers and generals who clashed here.