5 Reasons to Visit Leesburg, Virginia

Southern Living called it an authentic small town. Locals call it the perfect hometown. You’ll call it the place you never knew you wanted to visit. Keep reading to find out why Leesburg, VA, is the ideal spot for your next vacation.


Location Location Location

Yes, Leesburg, VA, is right in the middle of so many tourist attractions and must-see destinations on the East Coast. Our hometown is an hour outside of Washington, DC, and Shenandoah National Park. Sugarloaf Mountain, a family-friendly hiking spot, is about 20 minutes away. Pittsburg, Philadelphia, Richmond and NYC are all under 5 hours away. In other words, you can call Leesburg, VA your home away from home and still explore lots of fun places.


Wine About It

Loudoun County boasts over 40 wineries that all make and serve Virginia wine. My favorite is Fabbioli Cellars. The winemaker has a background in French and California wines. The $15 tasting includes a delicious wine lineup and small bites to complement each sip. Also, there is a great family farm just around the corner.


Family-friendly Foodie Options

Leesburg is known for farm-to-table restaurants and unique foodie stops. The historic district has quite a few great options. Lightfoot and Shoes Cup & Cork offer mouth-watering menu selections at both indoor and outdoor dining tables. Shoes’ secret garden is a beautiful place to take the whole family for lawn games and yummy bites. Head out to the town of Lucketts for a casual meal at Roots 657.


Farm Fun

Loudoun County has so many farms; the town celebrates with a Spring Farm Tour. My kiddos love to visit the local equine rescue down the road from our house. And, we all love Temple Hall Farm, a working farm with educational elements. You can’t help but raise horse-lovers growing up in this area.


Shop til You Drop

We call Lucketts, VA home, and so does the Old Lucketts Store, a hip antique shop with stunning wares. The garden area has excellent options too. The succulent workshop is a must-do for the whole family. Tell Anne; I sent you! Also, the Leesburg Premium Outlets are a great place to find bargains for everyone in your crew. They just added a few play areas for the little ones, too.


We love living here so much; I even had custom hometown tumblers made so we can take home with us wherever we go. I hope you’ll come to visit our town soon. We’d love to welcome you to Leesburg, VA.

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