Fauquier County, located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is steeped in Civil War history. The area is known for being rich with equestrian tradition and wineries. Fauquier County is considered the gateway to Northern Virginia and Washington, DC for those living off the US 29, US 15, and I-66 corridor.

Key Features

Horse Country: While Fauquier County hosts some of the most popular horse shows, races, and polo matches in the Commonwealth. It also has some of the best equestrian training centers in the country. Many of the pristine parks in Fauquier have bridle trails.

Wine Country: Fauquier is home to more than 20 wineries and vineyards, each of them having their own unique flavor. There’s even the Fauquier wine trail where folks can taste these award winning wines while taking a tour of the rolling hills and historic sites.

Enjoy a Day at the Races

Don your most elaborate hat and bring your own picnic basket, or go in with a few friends on a tent, and head to the races! The Gold Cup Races are the place to be and be seen.

Sarah Stelmok

Nest Picks

Natural Market Place

Organic groceries, essential oils, vitamins, and an organic sandwich shop make this the perfect stop for anyone interested in holistic health.

Sibby’s BBQ

A family-owned restaurant that offers award-winning barbecue and homemade sides. Be sure to try their melt-in-your-mouth cornbread!

Gold Cup Races

As one of the largest, most celebrated outdoor events in Virginia, this spring steeplechase race is one you don’t want to miss!

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