- Last Updated: Wednesday, 24 September 2014 07:23
Our region includes parts of Northern Virginia and Southern Maryland, and all of Washington, D.C. Once you get away from the traffic of downtown we have some great scenery to visit. And we're jeolous of the roads in our Neighboring Regions Shenandoah, Blue Ridge, Chesapeake, and others so we'll include some of their roads too! Here are some of our favorite routes. If you wish to have your route added please contact the firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Manassas to (little) Washington Virginia
A leisurely drive on two lane country roads which pass through Warrenton, Middleburg, The Plains, and horse country on the way to the Stonyman Gourmet Farmer in Washington Virginia.
From: Manassas Battlefield Visitiors Center, 6448-6458 Sudley Rd, Manassas, VA 20109
To: Stonyman Gourmet Farmer 337 Gay St, Washington, VA 22747
Distance: 57.6 miles - about 1 hour 29 mins
2. Oktoberfest in Lovettsville Maryland
Who doesn't want to go to Oktoberfest? Following River Rd in potomac Maryland this drive follows the Potomac River North through Point of Rocks on the way to Lovettsville.
From: Potomac Elementary School 10311 River Rd Potomac, MD 20854
To: Lovettsville, VA 20180
Distance: 50.9 miles - about 1 hour 22 mins
This is a scenic drive via a new route that will leave from a scenic overlook on the Eisenhower Memorial Hwy. The route will take you through some of the most scenic Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania backcountry roads and mountains on the way to this historic and luxurious Nemacolin resort.
From: Scenic Overlook, Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Hwy, Frederick, MD 21704
To: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Lafayette Drive, Farmington, PA
Distance: 143 miles - about 2 hours 39 mins
4. George Washington Parkway Scenic Drive
A leisurely riverside drive along the Virginia side of the Potomac river from Turkey Run to historic Mt Vernon. Along the way you'll see views of Georgetown, The Kennedy Center, Arlington National Cemetery, The Pentagon, the monuments and Fort Washington before arriving at Mt Vernon.
From: Turkey Run Loop Rd
To: George Washington's Mount Vernon, VA
Distance: 26 miles - about 40 mins
5. Highway 211 towards the Shenandoah National Park
Gorgeous country drive to and through the mountains into the Shenandoah national park via Sperryville. From here is only a turn onto the Blue Ridge Parkway as well. Check your brakes and be careful going down the mountain. It is fun!!
From: Warrenton, Virginia
To: Timberville, Virginia
Distance: 64.4 miles - about 1 hour 20 mins
6. Washingtonian Sightseer Traffic Jam
Don't try this one at rush hour! This is the perfect drive to tour the Mall and monuments by car. It begins and ends at Arlington National Cemetery in a complete loop so really you can pick it up anywhere. Highly recommended for night time or any off-peak times when company comes to town.
From: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
To: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Distance: 12.4 miles - about 43 mins