Local Activities

Activities-7Loudoun County, Virginia is bustling with all sorts of recreational activities. From shopping in the charming town of Middleburg to the Virginia Races at Glenwood Park, there’s something “good” for everyone! At our Virginia bed and breakfast, you can bike, hike, canoe, read, dine, enjoy a spa treatment, stroll the gardens or simply relax by the pool. In nearby Middleburg, there are a variety of shops, art galleries and entertainment venues.

BIRD WATCHING AT GOODSTONE: Plan a walk on the Goodstone trails or simply relax on the Spring House’s patio and you will be fascinated with the many species of birds living on the Goodstone property. Shoot some photos with your smartphone. You might want to  download a birding app, too! Learn more about Birding at Goodstone.

WINE COUNTRY TOURS: Let us help you arrange a wine tour on your next visit. Your driver will arrive at Goodstone at the appointed time and bring you to three wineries in beautiful Northern Virginia wine country. Please ask Goodstone’s Guest Services for details. Or, create your own tour and let Goodstone provide driving directions from each winery to the next. (Be sure to reserve your Goodstone gourmet picnic lunch, too!)

Goodstone’s List of Favorite Activities:

Local Shopping
Wineries and Wine Tours
Self-Boarding Stables
Civil War Battlefields
Historical Sites
Horse Country Activities
Local Boarding Kennels

Antique Shoppes: American In Paris Antiques, Cedar Run Antique Center, Crest Hill Antiques and Tea Room, Fox Den Antique Mall, Hastening AntiquesMiddleburg Antique Emporium

Events: Middleburg Spring Races, Twilight Polo at Great Meadows, Virginia Fall Races, Virginia Gold Cup

Excursions: Antietam National Battlefield, Carlyle House (in Old Town Alexandria), Gettysburg National Military Park (battlefield and museum), Luray Caverns, Monticello, Montpelier, Mount Vernon, Washington D.C. (monuments and memorials)

Golf: Broad Run Golf and Practice Facility, Bull Run Golf Club, Dulles Golf Center, Goose Creek Golf Club, Prince William Golf Club, Raspberry Falls Golf and Hunt Club, Rock Harbor Golf Course, Shenandoah Valley Golf Course, South Riding Golf Club, Stonewall Golf Club

Hiking, Trails and Historic Roads: Algonkian Regional Park, Banshee Reeks Nature Reserve, Bull Run Regional Park, Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, Sky Meadows State Park

Historic Sites and Tours: Balls Bluff Battlefield, Harpers Ferry, John S. Mosby Museum and Education Center, Liberty Heritage Society Museum, Long Branch/Millwood, Manassas National Battlefield, Mosby’s Confederacy Tours, Old Courthouse Civil War Museum, Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters, Long Branch/Millwood, Morven Park, National Sporting Library and Museum, Oatlands Plantation, Sully Historic Site, Weston Farm

Horseback Riding: Chase Run Stables, Fox Chase FarmMarriott Ranch, Morven Park International Equestrian Center, Rocking S Ranch, Serene Acres, StoneGate Stables, Stonelea Farm

Hot Air Ballooning: Balloons Unlimited, Blue Ridge Hot Air Balloons, Virginia Balloon Rides

Orchards and Farms: Hartlands Orchards, Hollins Farms, Seven Oaks Lavender Farm, Stribling Orchard, Valley View Farm and Orchard

Whitewater Rafting: Harpers Ferry Adventure Center, River Riders, Virginia River Trips

Wineries and Vineyards: Barboursville Vineyards, Barrel Oak Winery, Bluemont Vineyard, Blue Ridge Wine Way, Boxwood Winery, Breaux Vineyards, Chateau O’Brien, Chrysalis Vineyards, Chester Gap Cellars, Corcoran Vineyards, Delaplane Cellars, Doukenie Winery, Fabbioli Cellars, Fox Meadow Vineyards, Gadino Cellars, Glen Manor Vineyards, Grey Ghost Vineyards, Hidden Brook Winery, Hiddencroft Vineyards, Hillsborough Vineyards, Linden Vineyards, Lost Creek Winery and Vineyards, Loudoun Valley Vineyards, Marterella Winery, Mediterranean Cellars, Miracle Valley Vineyard, Naked Mountain Vineyards, Notaviva Vineyards, Pearmund CellarsPhillip Carter Winery, Quattro Goomba’s Winery, Rappahannock Cellars, Reston Limousine Winery Tours, Stone Tower Winery, Sunset Hills Vineyard, Tarara Winery, Three Fox Vineyards, Unicorn Winery, Veramar Winery, Village Vineyards, Virginia Wine Adventures, Willowcroft Farm Vineyards, Winery at La Grange