Welcome to

Orange County, Virginia

established 1734

A destination rich in historic sites and museums, outdoor adventures, quaint Main Street shops, art galleries and storybook views. Orange County, Virginia, where hospitality and heritage live.

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COVID-19 UPDATE:

Please note, to protect the health and safety of visitors and Virginians, masks or face-coverings are required indoors at this time. For more information on the Governor’s Executive Order 63, please CLICK HERE

New on Explore Orange County, Virginia Blog

July - August 2020

Summer Virtual Art Camps hosted by the Arts Center in Orange

The Arts Center in Orange offers a wide range of classes for all ages and skill levels. Children's Virtual Art Camps are available through July and early August.

Hours:

see website for details

Friday, August 7, 2020

First Fridays Gordonsville

 Join us for our second in a series of *safe* (free) FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS on beautiful Main Street in Gordonsville VA!
Celebrating our local community & featuring music on the Town Hall Steps by THE WAVELENGTH (Jazzy Blues & Bluesy Jazz) , local vendors, food & ice cream.
Bring a lawn chair and stay for a while!
Family friendly, pet friendly event.

**MASKS & SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUESTED

Hours:

5 PM - 8 PM

The Market at Grelen:

TRAILS ARE OPEN 

Wednesday - Sunday (10-4)

The Market at Grelen Trails will remain open Wednesday - Sunday 10-4. 

Grelen's patio is open for dining from their cafe with a limited menu, PYO blueberries & peaches are ripe ready and  the garden  shop is open for shoppers.

  • Please no picnicking anywhere and no loitering on the grounds or in the parking lot

  • Please maintain a distance of at least 6' between your group and other hikers

  • Please only visit with immediate family or members of the same household

  • ​Please leave the trails and the Grelen property no later than 4 pm 

Hours:

10 am - 4 pm

James Madison's Montpelier:

GROUNDS ARE OPEN

Thursday - Monday (9-4)

James Madison's Montpelier Grounds are open. 

This includes the historical core, Annie duPont Formal and Oriental gardens, Madison family and enslaved community cemeteries, and walking trails, on 2,700 acres.

 

  • The grounds will be open Thursday-Monday from 9 AM to 4 PM

  • David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center Museum Shop is open. 

  • Orange County Residents access for free

  • Non Residents, $10/car Day Pass 

  • Visitors are strongly encouraged to purchase their passes online before visiting.

Hours:

Grounds open

9am - 4pm Thursday-Monday

Fort Germanna:

Visitor Center & TRAILS ARE OPEN

Germanna Visitor Center Open 

The trails of the Siegen Forest are open sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week for a quiet hike in the woods. The trails are beautiful this time of year and run the banks of the Rapidan River.

Hours:

sunrise to sunset

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Orange County Visitor Center

Visitor Center Hours:

Monday, Wednesday-Saturday

10 am - 4 pm

Tuesday and Sunday 11 am - 3 pm

Closed for some holidays.

540-672-1653

 

Location:

122 East Main Street, Historic Train Depot,

Orange, Virginia

We are a Virginia State certified Visitor Center.

 

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Gordonsville Visitor Center

Visitor Center Hours:

Monday -Thursday 10 am - 4:30 pm

Friday and Saturday 10 am - 4:00 pm

Closed on Sunday and for some holidays.

540-832-1735

 

Location:

Next to Town Hall at 200 South Main Street,

Gordonsville, Virginia