Bedford Wine Trail
Bedford is home to five wineries with others expected to open within the next several years. Mild winter temperatures, warm summers, fertile soil and the protection of the Blue Ridge Mountains make this Piedmont plateau an exceptional location for excellent grape and fruit harvests used in the production of quality wines. [ Read More ]
National D-Day Memorial
Without question, this is one of the most awe-inspiring memorials ever created. A centerpiece of the 88 acre site is the massive Overlord arch rising above Victory Plaza. It's massive arch stand high on a hill overlooking the City of Bedford. [ Read More ]
On May 26, 1864, Union Gen. David Hunter marched south from Cedar Creek near Winchester to drive out Confederate forces, lay waste to the Shenandoah Valley, and destroy the railroads at Lynchburg.
With the help of Virginia Civil War Trails markers and this driving map you can travel along the route of Hunter's Raid and visit many of sites associated with that 1864 raid, as well as other Civil War places of interest. The route also features some of the most beautiful landscapes and vistas to found in the Commonwealth of Virginia . [ Read More ]
This historic house and beautiful plantation was President Thomas Jefferson's personal retreat. Today visitors can explore the octagonal house and experience the private side of this great man. [ Read More ]