Culpeper County, VA is located northwest of Fredericksburg, VA and is considered to be part of the Greater Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. It includes the town of Culpeper. Many of Culpeper’s residents commute to work in other locations in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC.
Quality of Life:
Culpeper County is an hour from Charlottesville, Washington, D.C. and Fredericksburg, and a short drive to Skyline Drive and the Shenandoah National Park. Culpeper is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and hills, which offer hiking, cycling, hunting, fishing, canoeing and kayaking. Along with the beautiful family parks and waterways Culpeper County has nationally ranked equestrian facilities.
Culpeper County offers various shopping opportunities. From antique/consignment shops to bookstores, country stores to florists and art galleries to spa services, Culpeper has your needs met. No matter what season it is Culpeper County holds events, rain or shine all year round.
Culpeper County is known as one of the hottest dining destinations in Virginia. From smoked barbeque to hand cut sushi, there are numerous restaurants to select from. Along with the abundance of eateries there is a huge farm-to-table movement in Culpeper. All the food is prepared fresh from the Farmers Markets, then put on the table to enjoy. Not only is Culpeper home to several award-wining wineries, also Culpeper is home to the only legal Moonshine distillery in Virginia.
Running north and south through the town of Culpeper, the Culpeper Trolley costs $.50 to serve you. Foothills Express takes you through Culpeper, Madison and Charlottesville every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Costing you $3 one-way or $5 round-trip. The Tri-County Connecter takes you through Orange County, Culpeper, Brandy Station, Remington, Bealton, Opal and Warrenton. Every day three round trips are available with a one-way fare of $1. From north to south I-66 is easy to access, which can lead you to I-81. Route 3 West will take you to I-95 taking you in to Richmond, VA.
Washington Dulles International Airport: < 60 miles
Richmond International Airport: < 90 miles