Autumn is our area’s best-kept secret. During this season, the native flora turns from green to gold, casting a warm, welcoming hue over the entire region. One of the most popular ways to absorb all that autumn has to offer is with various outdoor activities. With amazing fall foliage and cooler temperatures, it’s a great time to enjoy a hike or bike ride through nature. You can also enjoy spectacular fall colors as you sip on a glass of full-bodied wine at The Dog and Oyster Vineyard. These are just a couple of ways you can experience fall in the Northern Neck. Read on for a complete list of our fall season recommendations!
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The Top 4 Things to Do During Fall in the Northern Neck
Visit The Dog and Oyster Vineyard
Transition from light and crisp rosés to full-bodied red wines during the fall. There’s nothing quite like wrapping up in your favorite cozy sweater and sipping on a glass of merlot as the autumn breeze kisses your skin. Enjoy delicious fall wine selections at The Dog and Oyster Vineyard!
This local vineyard is located just a stone’s throw away from the Hope and Glory Inn, so it’s the perfect place to end each day of your fall getaway. You can delight in locally harvested Rappahannock oysters, which are best enjoyed during the fall!
Hiking and Biking
What better way to experience the beauty of autumn than with an outdoor adventure? Fall is a great time to hit the best hiking trails in Virginia. Enjoy sights from your favorite summits, dressed in golden hues for the fall season! Or, bike the Northern Neck Heritage Trail Bicycling Route, the portion of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail that runs through our area.
Visit a Pumpkin Patch
There’s nothing more idyllic during the fall season than pumpkin patches and corn mazes. Luckily, there are many local harvesters who share their bounty with locals and visitors alike each year. Visit a nearby pumpkin farm to go on a scenic hayride, purchase homemade apple butter, and more!
Stay Stylish, Sophisticated, and Swanky at the Hope and Glory Inn
Are you ready to experience all that fall in the Northern Neck has to offer? Stay at the Hope and Glory Inn to enjoy the fall season to the fullest! Our historic hotel in Virginia is located near all the best autumn happenings. You can even enjoy spectacular views of fall colors just outside your cottage!
Check our availability to start planning your autumn escape!