Exceedingly Rich in Historic and Scenic Beauty
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!
Explore these guides to learn more about Orange County, Virginia. Click on the name to open them.
• Civil War Driving Tour of Orange County
• Restaurant Guide
• The Best of Virginia Wine
• Orange’s Courthouse
• It Happened In Orange County
• Orange As A Railway Town
• Mine Run Campaign
• Gordonsville “Fried Chicken Capital of the World”
• Tracks Through Time GPS Coordinates
Thanksgiving Celebration at Barboursville Vineyards
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Holiday Open House at Horton Vineyards
Friday, November 24 & Saturday, November 25, 2017
Gordonsville Memorial Christmas Tree Lighting
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Orange Holiday Parade & Memorial Christmas Tree Lighting
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Victorian Christmas at Ellwood Manor
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Can you smell the pumpkin spice? Fall is in the air in Orange County, Virginia, and we couldn’t be more thrilled for the chill. From corn mazes to festivals, Orange County has plenty to offer when it comes to celebrating autumn.