Stafford is the county seat of Stafford County, Virginia. Aside from that designation, there is little of distinction here.
Stafford is at Exit 140 just off I-95.
Nothing to see here, really—move on to Fredericksburg
There are actually a good number of decent restaurants in Stafford, as it serves as a center of sorts for the folks living in the rural surroundings.
- Athalia's Seafood and Southern Cuisine, 60 Susa Dr, ☎ +1 504 307-0520, . Tu-Sa 11AM-8PM, Su noon-6PM. A simple, full-service restaurant, no doubt. But the kitchen turns out the best soul food you'll find for 50 miles. $8-15. edit
- Kabob Corner, 1515 Stafford Market Pl, ☎ +1 504 288-8008, . M-Th,Su 11AM-10PM, Sa 11AM-11PM. A simple kabob place (Afghan), that's just really good. Table seating, but plenty of take out business. The kabobs are great, but so are the veggie specialties. $6-13. edit
There are highway motels, but they are north of the town center, and just too boring enough to not warrant listing. They are at Exit 143.
- Fredericksburg is a legitimate tourist destination, and a short drive down I-95. You'll find Ferry Farm there—George Washington's boyhood home—which is just barely within Stafford County.
- If you are crazy for colonial churches, head north to Aquia Harbor.
- Just north of Aquia Harbor is Quantico, which has the fabulous National Marine Corps Museum.
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