About Hunt Country

Fall International Gold Cup at Great Meadows

Saturday, October 22, 2016 The Virginia Gold Cup has over the past century made steeplechasing one of the most prestigious sports in America. Former NSA President George Strawbridge calls the Gold Cup’s Great Meadow racecourse, “The crown jewel of American steeplechasing.” Nick Arundel said simply “what this generation and The Virginia Gold Cup is doing […]

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Vineyards

Wine making has a great tradition in Fauquier County, and our many vineyards offer the very standard for Virginia Wines. Naked Mountain Vineyard, The Oasis Winery, Linden Vineyards and Piedmont Vineyards and Winery are but a few of the long standing producers of quality Virginia wines from Fauquier County. If you’re a wine connoisseur, you […]

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Horse Races, Shows and Events

When someone from Alexandria, Silver Spring or McLean asks a Fauquier County resident where they live, many times they respond with the question, “Ever been to the Gold Cup?” Nearly 100,000 people from around the world visit Fauquier County each year to witness the oldest steeplechase race in the country. And even though The Virginia […]

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Historical Sites and Attractions

Its hard to find a book about the Civil War that doesn’t mention Fauquier County, Virginia. From John S Mosby to The Black Horse Cavalry, the county is rich in Civil War history and lore. The Old Jail Museum in historic Old Town Warrenton features relics from the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, and exhibits including […]

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Shopping, Dining and Siteseeing

Antiques – Fresh Produce – Unusual and Interesting Stores – World Class Restaurants – Breathtaking Views. If these items peak your interest, and you’re near the Washington, DC area, you simply have to come visit. The Farmers Markets in The Plains (540-253-5289) and Warrenton (540-347-1101) offer huge arrays of locally grown produce and more. The […]

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