The Virginia Golf Trail is a collaboration of Virginia’s premier public and private golf courses, hotels, wineries, restaurants, historic sites, cultural amenities and recreational pursuits. Headquartered at Cannon Ridge Golf Club in Stafford, the Virginia Golf Trail is unique in its partnering of world-class golf courses with many hotels, wineries, restaurants and a variety of attractions and amenities.
From vibrant, bustling Northern Virginia to the hushed and colorful Shenandoah Valley, the Commonwealth of Virginia is a rich and diverse tapestry of people and places. With historical sites stretching back to America’s founding in 1607, a unique collection of cultural, natural and recreational resources and pristine lakes and crystalline rivers for boating and angling enthusiasts, Virginia offers something for every traveler.
To all this, Virginia also lays claim to a vast network of top-rated golf courses that weave their way across the varied and picturesque regions of the state. As unique as their locations and designs, these courses offer the discriminating golfer unparalleled opportunities to golfing holidays of distinction.
With its temperate climate, Virginia allows for golfing nine to 10 months of the year. Whether you seek golfing amongst spring cherry blossoms and daffodils, or a golf break against the blaze of fall leaves in the mountains, there is a time and a place for your perfect golf getaway along the Virginia Golf Trail.
The Federal Club features play on the new Arnold Palmer Signature Course designed by The King himself with architect Ed Seay. The Palmer-Seay partnership has resulted in the creation of numerous award-winning courses in America and around the world. Visiting players immediately notice that the layout has six sets of tee boxes to accommodate everyone from professionals to junior players.
Fun in the water can be a part of every Virginia vacation. Take a canoe or kayak adventure in clear mountain streams. Fish in the state’s clean lakes and rivers. Enjoy a boat cruise or a dip in the ocean at the beach. Water-fun parks and marinas with watercraft rentals are located throughout the state.
With the golf season rapidly approaching, it’s time for us to “knock the rust off” of not only our clubs, but also our golf games. With that in mind,, we need to keep in mind that we are not necessarily going to be hitting the ball as well as we would during the prime of the golf season. Read More
Virginia is home to some of America’s most delicious domestic wines and more than 150 wineries located from the mountains to the coast. Most wineries not only feature locally produced favorites, but also host wine tastings and other special events. Sampling the exceptional quality and variety of Virginia wines is a highlight of every visit.
Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling, Stafford County and Virginia Tourism Corporation today announced the creation of the Virginia Golf Trail, a collaboration of the Commonwealth’s public and private golf courses, hotels, wineries, restaurants, historic, cultural and recreational amenities.