Family Adventures VA Crushes FXBG Fun’s 3rd Quarter

We did it!  We were able to accumulate 2021 points for FXBG Fun’s 3rd quarter.  In fact, we did even better than that. We ended the 3rd quarter with a whopping 4500 points!  Boy were we surprised!  It really was easier than we thought.   If you’re new to FXBG Fun, check out my blog postContinue reading “Family Adventures VA Crushes FXBG Fun’s 3rd Quarter”

Fredericksburg Winter Holiday Event Guide

Here’s a list of some of the upcoming holiday events in the Fredericksburg area, including Santa visits, parades, concerts, arts & crafts fairs–and more. Saturday, Nov. 6: Santa’s Wonderland, Bass Pro ShopNovember 6 – December 24, FREE pictures with Santa, Reservations required Wednesday, Nov. 10: Meet Me in St. Louis, Riverside Dinner TheaterNov. 10 –Continue reading “Fredericksburg Winter Holiday Event Guide”

“Tank Farm” in Nokesville

If you or your kids love tanks and history, the “Tank Farm” in Nokesville is a must. This event happens annually one weekend in the fall. They display over 50 vehicles with an additional dozen demonstrated throughout the weekend. These tanks are from WWI to the modern era. Among the vehicles on display are overContinue reading ““Tank Farm” in Nokesville”

Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg

Address: 549 E Rochambeau Dr., Williamsburg, VA 23188 (Less than 2 hours from Fredericksburg area) Website: Resort in Williamsburg Virginia – Waterpark in VA – Great Wolf Lodge If your kids like waterparks, you’ll have to check out Great Wolf Lodge in Williamsburg. It’s open 365 days. There’s so much to do while you’re there.Continue reading “Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg”

Mary Washington House

George Washington bought this white-frame house in 1772 for his mother, Mary Ball Washington, so she would be near her daughter’s home at Kenmore Plantation. Mary Washington was then 64 years old and had been living across the river at Ferry Farm since 1738. George frequently visited his mother here and often slept in anContinue reading “Mary Washington House”

Warrior Challenge Course-Triangle, VA

The Warrior Challenge Course is NOW OPEN! We headed north to check out this exciting new ninja-style obstacle course! B & A couldn’t wait to test their skills. We didn’t stay long as it was very hot and humid. The actual ninja course doesn’t have any shade. There is a special obstacle course for littleContinue reading “Warrior Challenge Course-Triangle, VA”

The Market at Grelen – Peach Picking

Peach picking! When I saw the peach sale this week at The Market at Grelen, I knew we had to go! $1/lb. for PYO!! Today was the only day we were available. I was worried that the rain would ruin our plans. Thankfully, the weather cleared up, and we headed to Somerset. The hour driveContinue reading “The Market at Grelen – Peach Picking”

Family Adventures VA Wowed by Point Accumulation!

Last month I stumbled onto FXBG Fun and set up an account and passport.  FXBG Fun is a program where you earn points and are rewarded for doing what you love in Fredericksburg, VA.  When you’ve earned 2021 points, you’ll receive an FXBG Fun prize and be entered in a quarterly drawing to win aContinue reading “Family Adventures VA Wowed by Point Accumulation!”

Family Adventures VA Finds FXBG Fun in 2021

Do you live in Fredericksburg, VA, or are you planning a visit there this year?  If so, you need to keep reading.  I recently stumbled onto a great find, and it’s worth your time.  It’s called FXBG Fun.  Basically, you earn points for doing what you love.  When you’ve earned 2021 points, you’ll receive anContinue reading “Family Adventures VA Finds FXBG Fun in 2021”

Rising Sun Tavern

Built by George Washington’s youngest brother Charles around 1760 as his home, this frame building became a tavern in 1792 when it was purchased by the Wallace family.  It operated for 35 years as a stopover for travelers in the bustling port town of Fredericksburg. Covid Updates: All unvaccinated guests must wear masks during theirContinue reading “Rising Sun Tavern”