The vast, richly-layered history and culture of Fredericksburg is exemplified through each of the fantastic tours of the city. There are many ways to learn about this city, and the best way to do so is through the multiple tours in Fredericksburg:
Battlefield Tours of Virginia – a private guide tour of the battlefield. The history of the battlefields in the Fredericksburg region extend throughout the timeline of the Civil War, which makes the history of these sites even more fascinating. Experience the Wilderness Run, Chancellorsville, Spotsylvania Courthouse, and Fredericksburg battlefields to learn of how this city and region played such an integral role in the preservation of the Union.
Fredericksburg Civil Rights Trail – a self-guided tour includes sites from the Civil War era through the Black Lives Matter protests of 2020. This is a self-guided tour.
Fredericksburg Hauntings Ghost and Cemetery Tours – Learn of the ghosts and ghouls that reside in this city, and be prepared for spirits along every turn.
FXBG Walks – A guided walking tour with local historian and history teacher, Barbra. Tours are on the second Saturday of the month.
Hallowed Ground Tours – Private tours of Fredericksburg and Civil War site in the Fredericksburg region.
Helmet & Goggles Biplane Rides – Perhaps the most unique tour that you can take of this city is in an open-cockpit, World War II-era biplane. Take off from Stafford Airport, and experience a thrilling aerial tour of the Fredericksburg region. There is no more exciting way to experience Fredericksburg than a flight with Helmet & Goggles.
Museum XPass – Experience every museum at a discount in Fredericksburg, from Washington Heritage Museums to George Washington’s Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm. There are three levels of XPasses, ranging from $24-48, and can be purchased at the Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, or Stafford Visitor Center.
Olde Towne Carriages – One of the most popular and prominent tours of Fredericksburg is the carriage tours that begin in front of the Fredericksburg Visitor Center. Led by beautiful horses, Olde Towne Carriage Tours is a classic, authentic way to experience the history and atmosphere of historic downtown.
Self-Guided Tours – If you are looking to experience this city in a smaller group or on your own, you can take a self-guided tour on Fredericksburg, including one of our Traipse Walking Tours. Download the Traipse app to get started.
Trolley Tours of Fredericksburg – There is no vehicle more recognized in Fredericksburg than our vintage, gorgeous trolley, with experienced drivers who have a vast knowledge of what makes this city tick. Hop on the Fredericksburg Trolley to immerse yourself in the array of layers and love of downtown.
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Fredericksburg’s rich history and vibrant community are on full display in each of these tours. Follow us on social @VisitFXBG to learn more about this beloved city.