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Get Outside in Orange County

Orange County is open for outdoor fun! Explore pick-your-own farms, hiking & biking trails, lakeside fishing, and more.


Welcoming You Back


It’s odd when someplace nearby feels far away. For three months, we’ve found comfort at

home, stepping out of our neighborhoods only for errands or exercise. But now we’re

moving ahead, beckoning you back into our communities with open arms. This experience

has changed us, but it has affirmed our path forward. From kid-friendly day trips to vineyard

getaways, our next few blog posts will share how we’re welcoming you back.


Photo Credit: Capturing Joy Photography (center), and James Madison's Montpelier (right)


Al Fresco for the Win

Virginia is currently in Phase Three of reopening. This allows for foot traffic in retail and restaurants, with hotels and campgrounds open. The Inns at Montpelier (a consortium of Inns in Orange, Culpeper, and Madison), Round Hill Inn, the Comfort Inn, and the Campground at Lake Anna are taking summer bookings. Orange County restaurants await your return, offering al fresco experiences along with indoor seating options well-timed for summer fun. Whether you seek a wine flight on the patio or Sunday brunch picnic-style, we’ll showcase life’s simple pleasures. For more ideas on how to spend your day in the wine culture of Orange County Virginia, click here.


Slowing it Down

A renewed interest in “slow travel”—enjoyed on two or four wheels or on foot—makes

Orange County the perfect June destination. If you’re driving, AAA’s travel tool provides

real-time planning updates. Once your car’s packed with people and the perfect soundtrack,

head to Orange County’s trails, lakes, and golf courses, with opening hours detailed on our

website. For day trip ideas via all modes of transit, click here.


Nature Nurtures

James Madison’s observed that “the earth is silently and bountifully making its contribution

to our comfort and enjoyment.” From the babble of the Rapidan River to our clear skies at

night, Orange County celebrates nature’s bounty. While our first steps into travel might feel

strange, adventures with loved ones will steady us in no time. Find out how Orange County uses nature to nurture by clicking here.


For more information on the status of our Outdoor Recreation options, click here.

For more information about our accommodation offerings click here.


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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