Local Attractions

Wilderness Presidential Resort is located in the heart of the Chancellorsville and Wilderness Battlefields as well as just 60 miles south of Washington, D.C. and a short drive from Historic Downtown Fredericksburg. There is plenty to see and do during your next visit. Stay an extra day to explore the area and live like a local! 

 
 
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Civil war fredericksburg/spotsylvania national military park

Retrace some of the history of the Civil War at four battlefields: Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, The Wilderness and Spotsylvania Court House. During the summer walking tours guided by park historians are available in certain locations. The battlefields are open daily until dusk. Two visitor centers at Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg help interpret the four battlefields with audio-visual presentations and museum exhibits. Maps, brochures and assistance from park historians are available.