Aquia Harbour

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Aquia Harbor is in Stafford County, Virginia. It might be incorrect to call it a major tourist destination. If you happen to be here, however, you could take a gander at the 1755 Aquia Church, a National Historic Landmark. There is also a yacht harbor [1] and theoretically a golf course, currently closed as of June 2012.

Get in

Aquia Harbor is at Exit 143A next to I-95.


  • Aquia Church, 2938 Jefferson Davis Hwy (US-1), +1 540 659-4007, [2]. Built by the Church of England in 1755, Aquia Church retains an active Episcopal congregation. It was designed on a relatively rare "Greek Cross plan", less common for colonial churches. Tours are offered M-F 8AM-4PM, but it is best to call ahead to arrange one, so they know you are coming.




  • El Gran Charro, 2834 Jefferson Davis Hwy, +1 540 720-7770. Authentic, cheap Mexican in this little restaurant is actually a good reason to leave the highway for a bit, skipping the bland heart-destroying fast food chains. $4-10.



  • Best Western, 2868 Jefferson Davis Hwy, +1 703 780-7234, [3]. A basic two diamond side-of-the-highway hotel. $40-70.


Get out

  • Just north along I-95 is Quantico, with its excellent National Marine Corps Museum. Stafford is the next town south, of little interest, before reaching legitimately interesting Fredericksburg.

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