Welcome to Virginia!
Junction of Virginia Interstate Highway #495. NOTE: For Highway travel via Virginia Interstate Highway #495 - See Milebymile.com - Road Map Highway Travel Guide - I #495 - City of Alexandria (Maryland State Line) to Junction of Interstate #66 for driving directions.
Exit #62 - Nutley Street
Community of Vienna, Virginia. Access to Highway #243 to Lee Highway and Old Lee Valley, Virginia.
Welcome to Fairfax County, Virginia
In the center of the Washington tourism experience, Fairfax County enjoys immediate proximity to Washington D.C., its night life and national monuments and museums, to its east, and Dulles Airport, the National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Virginia Wine Country, and Virginia Horse Country to the west. But Fairfax County, Virginia also has a unique history all its own.
Exit #60 - Chain Bridge Road
Access to Highway #123. Access to George Mason University.
Access to Dulles International Airport.
Access to Highway #50 to communities of Fairoaks, VA. - Winchester, VA. - and Fairfax, VA. Access to National Fire Arms Museum. The National Firearms Museum in Fairfax displays more than 2,000 historic firearms spanning 600 years in its 15,000-square-foot facility. The museum's 14 galleries, located at the National Rifle Association Headquarters, trace the development of firearms and their relevance to America's heritage. Notable guns include a selver-decorated revolver awarded to Gen. George Gordon Meade for his victory at Gettysburg and a rifle belonging to sharpshooter Annie Oakley.
Exit #55 - Fairfax County, Virginia Parkway
Access to Fairlakes, Virginia via Exit #55B. Access to Highway #7100 - North to community of Reston, Virginia; to Algonkian Park, Virginia. Access to community of Springfield, Virginia.
Exit #53 B and A - Centreville Road
Community of Centreville, Virginia. Access to Dulles International Airport and the National Air & Space Museum,Udvar-Hazy Centre. Access to Highway #28 - North to communities of Herndon, Virginia and Sterling, Virginia.
Access to Bull Run Park. Access to Highway #29 - Lee Highway - to Manassas National Battlefield Park. Manassas National Battlefield park was established in 1940 to preserve the scene of two major Civil War battles. Located a few miles north of the prized railroad junction of Manassas, Virginia, the peaceful Virginia countryside bore witness to clashes between the armies of the North and South in 1861 and 1862.
Point of Information
Crossing Cub Run, VA. Access to city of Manassas, VA.
Prince William County, Virginia
Prince William was formed in 1730 and named by the General Assembly after the second son of George II. Prince William was made the Duke of Cumberland in 1726 when he was five years old, so he was all of nine years old when honored by the name of the new county. Cumberland County and Cumberland Gap are also named after him.
Both sides of highway for East bound and West bound traffic. Access to Virginia Welcome Center - North side of highway.
Junction of Exit #47B and #47A
Access to lodging, fuel and services at highway. Access to city of Manassas, Virginia. Access to Highway #234 North to Catharpin, Virginia.
Access to Manassas, Virginia business route.
Access to Highway #234 South to Prince William Forest Park. Access to Prince William, Virginia Parkway. Access to city of Manassas, VA. and community of Dumfries, VA. When Dumfries, VA. became the second leading port in Colonial America receiving tobacco from the upland, it rivaled New York, Philadelphia and Boston. Dumfries, VA. peaked in size and importance in 1763. For about 15 years Dumfries was a thriving port when several factors brought about its demise: the Revolutionary War, erosion and siltation, and the shift in the main shipping commodity (from tobacco to wheat and sugar).
Exit #43B North
Access to Highway #29 North. Access to Shenandoah National Park Skyline Drive. Shenandoah National Park lies astride a beautiful section of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which form the eastern rampart of the Appalachian Mountains between Pennsylvania and Georgia. The Shenandoah River flows through the valley to the west, with Massanutten Mountain, 40 miles long, standing between the river's north and south forks. The rolling Piedmont country lies to the east of the park. Skyline Drive, a 105-mile road that winds along the crest of the mountains through the length of the park, provides vistas of the spectacular landscape to east and west. The park holds more than 500 miles of trails, including 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail.
Access to Highway #29 South to communities of Gainsville, VA. - New Baltimore, VA. and Warrenton, VA.
Access to Exit #40
Community of Hay Market, VA.. Access to Highway #15, North to communities of Gilbert's Corner, VA. and Oatlands, VA.. Services and fuel off highway. Access to campgrounds.
Fauquier County, Virginia
Eastern county line. Fauquier County's heritage rich community offers a unique environment for family getaways. Historic small towns, museums, beautiful natural vistas, country inns, traditional farmers markets, corn mazes, vineyards, old fashioned festivals and parades, bicycle, hiking and riding trails are but a part of Virginia's charm.
Point of Information
Crossing Broad Run.
Access to Highway #245, South of highway to community of Old Tavern, Virginia. Access to Highway #626, North of highway to community of The Plains, Virginia and Middleburg, Virginia.
Access to business section 17. Access to community of Marshall, Virginia. Services and fuel at highway. Junction of Highway #17 business route. Note: Highway #17 overlaps I-66 at this point.
Community of Marshall. Junction of Highway #55 and #647 to communities of Cresthill and Flint Hill. Note: Highway #55 overlaps I-66 at this point.
Junction of Highway #17 and #55. Access to Sky Meadows, Virginia State Park - North of highway via Highway #17; Just an hours drive from Washington, D.C., Sky Meadows State Park in Clarke and Fauquier counties, offers a peaceful getaway on the eastern side of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Rich in history, the park has rolling pastures and woodlands, scenic vistas and provides a look into a bygone era. The park also has access to the Appalachian Trail and a primitive hike-in campground, as well as picnicking, hiking and horseback riding trails, interpretive programs and a visitor center in the historic Mount Bleak House.
Access to community of Paris, Virginia. Access to community of Markham, Virginia - South of highway via Highway #55. Note: Overlap of Highways #17 and #55 end at this point.
View from highway heading West.
Point of Information
Crossing Goose Creek, Virginia.
Welcome to Warren County. Access to Highway #688 - South of highway - to community of Orlean. Access to Shenandoah National Park Skyline Drive.
Welcome to Shenandoah Battlefield National Historic District
Access to communities of Linden, Virginia and Front Royal, Virginia. Access to Highways #79 and #55. Services off highway.
Point of Information
Crossing Manassas Run, Virginia.
View from highway travelling West.
Exit #6. Gas and diesel off highway Access to US Highways #340 and #522. South to communities of Sperryville and Culpepper. Access to the Shenandoah National Park Skyline Drive.
View from highway - Looking at The Shenandoah River, Virginia.
Point of Information - Crossing Shenandoah River, Virginia.
Access to city of Front Royal, Virginia. Front Royal, VA. is the 'Gateway' to the world famous Skyline Drive. It also has been officially designated the Canoe Capital of Virginia. Local attractions include Skyline Caverns, Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah River, George Washington National Forest.
Town of Front Royal, Virginia
Junction of Highways #340 and #522. I-66 continues to community of Middletown, Virginia. Access to Skyline Caverns. Access to Shenandoah National Park Skyline Parkway and the Shenandoah River 'Andy Guest' Virginia State Parks, south of highway. The park is 1,604 acres with 5.6 miles of river frontage along the south fork of the Shenandoah River. The rolling, mountainous land features steep slopes and is mostly wooded. In addition to meandering river frontage, the park offers scenic vistas overlooking Massanutten Mountain to the west and Shenandoah National Park to the east. NOTE: For highway travel south, via The Shenandoah National Park Skyline Parkway Scenic Byway - See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide - The Shenandoah National Park - Skyline Parkway Scenic Byway, for driving directions.
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