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Recent Northern Virginia reviews

  • Great Spot

    "Great Spot to get away from it. Lovely quiet community with most amenities a short drive away. Superb for those wanting to brush up on civil war history, the area drips with it! Most things you need are in the house, but would say that it would have been nice to have had some outdoor furniture for the deck as it was summer and perhaps a convenient gas BBQ, but this doesn't detract from the overall place. Great spot. Many thanks!"
    Guest: Mark B. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 22, 2014
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  • Long Birthday weekend

    "We discovered The House on Water Street as we were planning a special birthday celebration at The Inn at Little Washington. The town of Sperryville is charming and The House on Water Street was the perfect place to stay. The weather on our Saturday was cold and blustery so we stayed in and turned on the stove which kept us nice and toasty. Barbara provided lots of information to help us plan our weekend including suggestions for restaurants. The home was perfect for the two of us. A continental breakfast was provided which was plenty. We enjoyed Barbara stopping by and introducing herself. We would definitely stay here again and recommend it highly to anyone who is considering visiting this area."
    Guest: Scottie Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 13, 2014
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  • A Weekend at Rest with Chickens, Goats and Flowers

    "Our family of four (2 adults, 2 children ages 11 and 13) enjoyed a very relaxing weekend in the Farmhouse. It was clean and cozy especially with the wood burning fireplaces. The highlight of our stay was the interaction with the gentle animals. Our children fed the horses carrots and apples and the goats peanuts. The chickens, cats and dog kept us company as we roasted marshmallows for smores at the outdoor firepit. Our children collected eggs which our daughter used to bake a cake. Steve and Andrea were very welcoming and encouraged us to feel at home on the grounds. They even took the time to allow our children to assist in trimming the goats' nails, which was a fun and interesting experience. The gardens were filled with tall colorful flowers. For a relaxing and peaceful weekend in the country air, we highly recommend Cardinal Springs! Don't miss a tour of Copper Fox Distillery, a visit to the shops and restaurants of Culpeper and fresh apple cider at the many farmers markets/stands."
    Guest: Jill D. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 23, 2014
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  • Exactly what we wanted! Close to everything * Comfortable * High End Location

    "We LOVED our stay! There were five of us - three adults, and two kids (ages 10 and 13). We had more than enough room for everyone. I was AMAZED by the size of the property. I thought we'd be squeezing into a tiny space, but was wrong! The apartment is nice and roomy - a nice big living room, fully kitchen, dining area, large bedrooms, big bathrooms, plenty of storage, and a nice balcony! The balcony overlooks a park where we went for runs, played on the playground, watched a local soccer game, etc. Walk out the backdoor and right into Nordstroms! Walk one minute more and arrive at the metro. We took the metro all over because it was so convenient. The food options are many - food court at the mall, casual restaurants literally across the street, small diverse cafes around the corner. I even did some grocery shopping by walking to Harris Teeter. I'm trying to think of anything that I wish had been different, but I can't think of anything! Staying here was like having the comfort of home with the excitement and luxury of vacationing in a big city. JUST RIGHT! We'll recommend the property to friends and hope to be back ourselves!"
    Guest: Nancy M. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 28, 2014
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Northern Virginia Travel Tips

Getting to Northern Virginia Vacation Rentals

The major access point for most towns and cities in the northern Virginia area is Washington DC. Visitors can travel into Washington Dulles International Airport or Washington Regan Regional Airport. Both airports host frequent daily commercial flights on a wide range of national and international carriers. The airports are serviced by taxis which operate 24 hours a day, and public transport buses which operate during the day. Private transfers and shuttles also provide transport to and from the airports. Most visitors to Northern Virginia are from the greater Washington DC suburban region. Many of the towns and vacation destination are within easy driving distance which makes it a convenient vacation destination. If you are traveling from other parts of the United States, you may consider hiring a car so you can explore the region at your own pace.

Seasons to Visit Northern Virginia Lodging

Northern Virginia is an area known for its scenic beauty. In the west, the Appalachian Mountains rise up majestically forming the border with West Virginia. Except for this region, most of Northern Virgina is relatively flat. Farmlands and ranches stretch for miles and are interspersed with avenues of tall trees. The region is particularly beautiful in the fall season when the rusty hues contrast with the green grass and red farm barns. Summertime is the perfect season for a road trip if you want to explore some of the more rural towns. Many people that want to visit Washington DC stay in the nearby cities of Arlington and Alexandria. If the city sights interest you, it doesn’t really matter which season you visit in. Certainly, the summer months allow for more outdoor exploration and walking around but the many museums and historical sites are great to browse during the colder winter months.

Attractions and Activities near Northern Virginia Vacation Houses

Northern Virginia has a diverse range of attractions. From sleepy rural towns to the metropolis of neighboring Washington DC, there are many historic sites. Northern Virginia played an important part in America’s history and those who have an interest in this will find many museums to browse. You can take a tour of some of the battle fields. Sometimes in season, communities get all dressed up and put on reenactments of these historic events. Some of the more well-known museums include the Udvar Hazy Center of the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum and the Spy Museum. There is also the National Museum of Natural History and Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Northern Virginia is also well known for its horseback riding and show jumping events. There are several well-known stud farms in the area, and show jumping events take place in many different towns throughout the season. Many farmsteads have horses available to ride and this is a wonderful way to be able to appreciate the countryside. There are also a number of wineries in Northern Virginia. You can enjoy a private wine tasting and cellar tour at some prestigious wineries. Many of the areas have biking and walking trails that allow you explore the back roads and rural landscapes.

Visitors to Virginia Vacation Rentals

Virginia frequently attracts artists and photographers because of its scenic beauty. It is a destination that has a rich cultural and historic heritage. Those with an interest in Civil War history will find the region particularly fascinating. Horse and show jumping enthusiasts will be enthralled by the show jumping events that take place. Northern Virginia is also a great destination for those that enjoy the outdoors. It is largely uncrowded and you can enjoy exploring the countryside at leisure.

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