City of Fredericksburg

Distinguished as America's Most Historic City, the City of Fredericksburg, located on the Rappahannock River, is filled with historic homes and quaint, mixed use neighborhoods.

Key Features

Historic Homes and Architecture: Downtown Fredericksburg features a variety of homes and architecture dating back to the 18th century. The city is rich in American history and that history is reflected throughout the city's streetscapes.

Proximity to City Amenities: Living in downtown Fredericksburg offers the convenience of being close to the things you need most. With a variety of shops and restaurants within walking distance, cars become less of a necessity.

Ride Down the Rappahannock

Head down to the City Dock for a riverboat tour of the beautiful Rappahannock River with Captain Tommy. Lunch, dinner, dancing, and live music!

Nest Picks

Old Cossey Pond

Located just off the Heritage Trail, Old Cossey Pond is the perfect setting to fish for trout and catfish.

Carl's Ice Cream

Carl's is on the National Register of Historic Places and has the best frozen custard in town!

Kenmore Plantation

Fredericksburg's rich history is rooted in Kenmore Plantation, home of George Washington's sister, Betty Washington and one of America'a 100 Most Beautiful Rooms.

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