Quality Inn & Suites Quantico
28 Greenspring Drive
Stafford, VA 22554
Phone: (540) 657-5566
Fax: (540) 657-4840
The magnificent Aquia Episcopal Church was built to the designs of William Copein and Mourning Richards. Found on Jefferson Davis Highway, the structure remains a fine example of Georgian architectural style. The active church runs several programs and ministries.
Wild Run Brewing Company churns some delicious craft brews in Stafford. Located on Jefferson Davis Highway, it is tucked away in the scenic Aquia Pines area. It offers a large tasting room to savor those wonderful ales in a breezy setting.
Central Rappahannock Regional Library - John Musante Porter Branch is ideally located on Parkway Boulevard. The reading room features an extensive collection of books and research material. WiFi connectivity is also available.
Aquia Harbour Golf Course is a 9-hole golf course in Stafford. The golf course is open to public and has extensive practicing facility.
Rich in Aquia Creek Sandstone, a major building material in the 17th Century, Government Island was extensively used as a stone quarry, and contributed to numerous government buildings including the U.S. Capitol Building. Usage of newer and tougher materials led to its subsequent decline as a quarry. Today, the facility is a lush natural preserve offering ample activities for nature and outdoor enthusiasts.
Potomac Point Winery was established in the year 2007. Found on Decatur Road, it carries a distinct Mediterranean character. The winery is home to a large tasting room, cafe, event space and a well-maintained pavilion.
Stafford Civil War Park covers an area of 41 acres (16.59 hectares) and remains a prominent historic site on Mount Hope Church Road. The park is home to some historic war camps used by Union Army of Potomac in the 19th Century. The park is also home to well-maintained picnic spots and scenic walking trails.
Explore stellar natural landscapes and discover native plant and animal life at Prince William Forest Park, established in 1936. This lush oasis is one of the largest green spaces in the region and houses a spectacular array of native animal species. A haven for naturalists, the park also offers excellent opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts, from hiking to camping. The park also offers educational programs to create awareness of the area's rich diversity and ecosystem. Check website for more.
Aquia Landing Park remains a popular recreational spot in Stafford. Amenities like picnic areas, benches and a volleyball court are found here. A pristine lake inside the park offers excellent fishing opportunities.
Belmont-Gari Melchers Estate and Memorial Gallery is a beautiful house that was the former residence of the famous painter Gari Melchers. The house today has turned into a museum with archives of the painter's works, studio all stocked up. Built in 1761, the house is built in Georgian style and idyllic interiors and facades. The house is furnished and has all the antiques, artifacts and lovely paintings on display. A great visit for art connoisseurs.
Rising Sun Tavern is a popular historical building that attracts many local and tourists for its intriguing history. Built in 1760, it was a former residence to Charles Washington, younger brother of George Washington. The house was later converted into a tavern serving food and drinks but was discontinued. Today it remains a sight of the past with artifacts, antiques and motifs all archiving the early 18th century life.
Administered by the University of Mary Washington, the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library is dedicated to the life of James Monroe and his family. The museum houses a collection of more than 1,600 artifacts that were passed on by the descendants of the 5th President of the United States during the initiation of the museum in 1927. Today, the museum not only houses these artifacts but also more than 10,000 historic documents and 3,000 volumes of books inside its library. The museum and the library is open throughout the year.