Although our favorite Virginia wineries are Barboursville and Horton Cellars in Orange County, Fairfax County has two wineries which should not be overlooked. The Winery at Bull Run is next to Stone Bridge and Manassas National Battlefield Park, while Paradise Springs Winery is near the historic town of Clifton next to Bull Run. Both of these Fairfax County wineries are both worth visiting. The Winery at Bull Run offers wine tastings, catering, and award winning wines, food, live music, and patio seating. Visitors can enjoy special events such as Ladies Night Out (Thursdays), and Live Music (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). The winery as hosts special events (weddings, parties, corporate meetings). Paradise Springs Winery also offers the same attractions and services along with winery tours and wine dinners.
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The Spotsylvania County golf courses and surrounding courses listed here in neighboring jurisdictions are convenient golfing options for area residents.
Fawn Lake Country Club 11305 Longstreet Drive Spotsylvania, Virginia 22551 (540) 972-6200
This private course is known as ‘Arnold Palmer’s Virginia Masterpiece’ in the gated community of Fawn Lake on the eastern edge of the Wilderness Battlefield in Spotsylvania County. This 18 hole regulation course measures 7,010 yards from the longest tees, and is a par 72 with a 74.1 course rating and 138 slope rating. It has zoysia grass fairways, a 16 tee driving range, and opened in 1995. Fawn lake Country Club has tournaments for the the men’s and women’s associations, couple’s twilight golf, and a couples championship. The junior program has clinics and tournaments, summer camp, and lessons. Other amenities at the country club are the Harbor Club Restaurant offering lunch, dinner,… Continue reading
The wineries listed immediately below are the closest options for residents of Prince William County. The Piedmont Region of Virginia offers many fine wineries in Fauquier County and the Piedmont Region extending to Charlottesville. We enjoy local wine tastings and encourage all wine drinkers to support our neighboring vineyards. Click on Virginia Wine for statewide information on wine events, wineries and vineyards, and where to find the wine of your choice.
The Town of Occoquan began as a tobacco shipping port during 1734. It continued to prosper as a commercial and manufacturing center on the main east coast North-South trade route. In 1804 Occoquan was incorporated as a town and continued to thrive as a commercial and industrial center into the 1920′s. The Town of Occoquan continues to succeed as a place for arts and crafts shops, specialty stores, restaurants, offices, and isolated residential areas. Like the town of Occoquan, other towns in Prince William County (Dumfries & Haymarket) were born from tobacco and agricultural trade. The Town of Manassas became the seat of Prince William County in 1892 due to economic growth created from Manassas Junction connecting Washington, D. C. to Richmond on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, and the Shenandoah Valley on the Manassas Gap Railroad. The Town of Quantico was incorporated in 1927.… Continue reading
Potomac Shores public golf course opened on Monday, May 5, 2014. It is the only Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course in the Washington D. C. Metropolitan Area. The course is 7,082 yards, par 72, 18 hole course which surrounds the northern neighborhoods of Potomac Shores. The golf course also has a driving range and short game practice facility. Golf lessons for adults and juniors are available from PGA professionals. The 8,000 square feet clubhouse contains the Tidewater Grille, dining room, pro shop, banquet facilities, day lockers, and outdoor brick patios with fireplaces. The 18th hole and the clubhouse are next to the Potomac River. The address for the clubhouse is 1750 Dunnington Place Dumfries, Virginia 22026. The clubhouse is available for weddings, golf tournaments, and special events. The golf course schedules special event play for groups between 12 to 144 players.