Seniors Discover Culpeper

Surrounded by historic landmarks, rolling hills, and sparkling rivers, lakes and streams, the Town of Culpeper naturally blends a rich history with a prosperous future.  With many Colonial and Victorian homes, thriving businesses, and quaint shops, galleries and restaurants, it’s easy for senior visitors to see why it’s been called “One of the 10 Best Small Towns in America.”

With approximately 16,000 residents, the Town enjoys proximity to Northern Virginia, Fredericksburg, Charlottesville and Richmond. The locals say that there are “so many things to love” in this town. Culpeper is in a super location at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Skyline Drive.

Historic homes and Colonial era churches complement miles of scenic byways. Hiking, biking, canoeing, fishing, and horseback riding are great ways for senior travelers to enjoy the Culpeper countryside.

Since it was chartered in 1749, Culpeper County has been an important crossroads for business and it’s economy is multifaceted and changing with the times.

Seniors will find plenty of things to see and do in and around Culpeper. A top visitor choice is the Library of Congress National Audio Visual Conservation Center. If you are “into chocolate” like my wife, The Frenchman’s Corner will tempt your palate.

History and Hospitality Meet in Culpeper

The scenic surroundings aren’t just for senior hikers and cyclists. They are home to nationally ranked equestrian facilities, some of the best fishing in the Commonwealth of Virginia, beautiful family parks, and waterways perfect for paddling past historic lands.

Culpeper is where history and hospitality meet!  A stellar example of the Virginia Main Street program, the Town of Culpeper has revitalized its downtown with extraordinary shopping  and dining.  Downtown is filled with art and antiques, unique shops, and world class restaurants.

Just an hour from DC, Charlottesville, and Fredericksburg, and a short drive to Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive, Culpeper is the perfect base for your Virginia adventure.

Culpeper is home to many of Virginia’s antebellum plantation homes and thousands of acres of farmland, the rolling hills of the Piedmont region and the westernmost flats of the Northern Neck collide in rural Culpeper County.

Today’s Town of Culpeper offers a unique blend of Americana. From colonial to modern times, from thriving businesses to historic homes, the Town of Culpeper truly offers a real, not reproduced, Town Center. I think that you will find Culpeper unique, a one of a kind and full of exciting things to see and do.  Plan a visit today.  You will enjoy the thriving environment.  jeb



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