Girlfriends getaways

Stafford County is a great place to explore with your best friends. With a Tuscany-inspired winery, shops, and photo-ops galore, you’ll remember this Northern Virginia girl’s trip for years. Whether it’s a bachelorette weekend or just some time away from your busy lives, spend the weekend with your gal pals in Stafford, Virginia.

What To Do

woman ordering at a coffee shopStart your day with coffee and pastries at one of Stafford’s local coffee shops. The Grounds Coffeehouse offers customized coffee flights, signature drinks, and baked goods to enjoy and start your morning caffeinated and energized. 

Spend a few hours at Potomac Point Vineyard & Winery tasting, sipping, and photo-opping your way through Virginia’s Tuscany-inspired vineyard and winery. Get your cameras out for that picture-perfect moment with their wine barrel LOVE sign, angel wings, and Instagram-worthy wine flights and food presentations. Whether planning a trip during the spring, summer, fall, or winter, this premier Northern Virginia Winery offers an upscale ambiance with many seating options inside or outside. Firepits, wine tents, bistro, pavilion, and so much more, make a reservation for a tasting or lunch at this European estate. 

Take a few hours shopping Virginia’s local products at the VA Gourmet and Gifts. VA Gourmet and Gifts is in the heart of Stafford and you can find local treasures and discover artisan goods, local snacks, and more.

Unwind in the great outdoors by hiking on one of the many trails offered in Stafford, Virginia. From county to state parks, Stafford has many places to experience different outdoor recreation activities including kayaking and hiking options like Widewater State Park, Government Island, or Crow’s Nest Natural Area Preserve.

three women tasting wine at Potomac Point WineryFind all of the LOVE signs you can by following the Virginia LOVEwork Signs Trail. Perfect for photos with your girlfriends, the Stafford region has many on the trail to explore. Here in Virginia, it’s pretty easy to tell: we love LOVE. From our iconic Virginia is for Lovers slogan to the 300+ LOVEworks around the state, LOVE can be found in every corner of the Commonwealth. There are five LOVEwork signs in Stafford and even more to be discovered in the surrounding areas. 

performers at Riverside Dinner TheaterFinish your trip talking over a 3-course dinner and experience a show at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. Tune in to Broadway’s best in Virginia and watch renowned and local talent showcased in iconic performances like Legally Blonde, Ghost, and so much more. 

Where To Stay

Have a girls-only sleepover at one of our comfortable hotels. With affordable options available, staying a few days won’t break the bank. Wanting a homier experience in Stafford? Check out different AirBnB’s in the area.