The village of Little Washington takes you back in time to when life was fancy and demanded grand style. George Washington laid out the town when he was 17 years old. Today the entire village is a National Treasure. One-of-a-kind world class boutiques and galleries intertwine with history here. Be sure to get a town map at Wine Loves Chocolate to use as you stroll through the historic district.
Wine Loves Chocolate – Named Virginia’s best retail wine shop, this little shop is loaded with artisan wines and small batch artisan chocolates. Stop in for the Choco~Vino Challenge and learn how to pair wines with chocolates. Build your own box of chocolates to take home. Pick up a strolling map of Washington here.
The Shops at The Inn – The Inn at Little Washington’s Tavern Shops are housed in the old Tavern building. Built in 1740, it now houses a series of 5 charmingly decorated period rooms offering a wide variety of tableware, furnishings, gifts, antiques, jewelry, kitchenware and delicacies from The Inn at Little Washington kitchen.
Antiques at Middle Street – Located adjacent to The Inn at Little Washington, this shop is a conglomeration of beautiful and interesting finds in the world of collectibles. The back room holds another treasure trove of goodies including lovely primitives, kitchen collectibles, toys, knickknacks and interesting works of art and collectible clocks.
Geneva Welch Gallery – Geneva is a nationally known artist specializing in watercolor and oil paintings of animals and landscapes. The gallery on Main Street in Washington also features handmade jewelry, note cards, hand-painted tiles and ornaments.
R. H. Ballard – Southern Living magazine voted this unique shop and gallery one of “TOP 50 SHOPS IN THE SOUTH.” French jacquard tablecloths, fine gifts, art, Oriental rugs.
Artifacts on Main – Classical & Modern Sculpture, Architectural Objects for Home & Garden, Vintage Decor, Upcycled, Unique, One-of-a-Kind, Modern Planters, Outdoor Furniture, one-of-a-kind finds for the garden or home.
August Georges – After a ten-year hiatus, August Georges is back, reinvented with beautiful must-haves for your home!
Rare Finds – Rare Finds indeed! Primitives? Got ‘Em! Crafties? Got ‘Em! Whimsy? Got ‘Em!! Lovely and artful handmade jewelry, just imported from Turkey. These pieces are each one of a kind, created and produced by a Turkish family. Lovely and unique purses just imported from Italy.
Gay Street Gallery – Gay Street Gallery presents the work of select, award-winning artists from Virginia and around the country. With a focus on representational landscape and figurative paintings, the Gallery also shows sculpture and other three-dimensional art.
The Inn’s Farmer’s Market – if you are here on Sunday morning during the Spring, Summer or Fall you have to go to the Farmers Market. Hosted by Patrick O’Connell, one of the world’s top chefs, this is a farmers Market like no other. Held in the village garden of Little Washington Sundays from 10-2 all season until the end of October.
Little Washington Spa – Little Washington Wellness & Spa was named as the place to relax when you visit Virginia Wine Country by Food & Wine Magazine. Stop in for a massage.
Little Washington Theatre – This theatre hosts unique concert events in an up close and personal style with world class artists you typically only see in the large event venues. See A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Smithsonian, an evening of Jazz with Bill Harris, Circa Blue, Chaise Lounge and more this season.
Sperryville is the tiny village named the best small town in Virginia and best weekend getaway in Virginia by Huffington Post. Founded in 1820, this farm village is known for its old-time charm. Located near the Appalachian Trail and along the Civil War Trails, you’re surrounded by a rich history of Americana. The village is a popular dining spot, offering a selection of restaurants, eateries, and an Internet café/coffee shop. Lots of roadside market stands come alive as produce becomes available.
Before & After – our espresso cafe and wine bar. Located at the foot of Skyline Drive, Before & After is a great place to grab a coffee, eat a healthy lunch, or meet friends for wine after hours. Locals come to meet and work. Hikers and passers through come to energize before a day of exploring or to share stories of their adventures.
Copper Fox Antiques – 30,000 square feet of antiques, furniture, books and collectibles. Wild Root Apothecary is located here as well as Flourish Root Floral, Heritage Hollow Farm Store and Pen Druid Brewery. Located just off of Route 211 at the end of River Lane.
Sperryville Schoolhouse – Eat.Drink.Play.Shop. is the mantra here. Located in the old red Schoolhouse building in Sperryville you’ll find Headmasters Pub – our casual sports bar, live music on weekends, and the ultimate everything store loaded with everything you ever need – clothing, books, toys, games, birdhouses, local farm foods and an exquisite collection of vintage and antique furniture. Oriental and Persian rugs line the interior, gracefully illuminated by crystal chandeliers. High end selection at a moderate price.
Glassworks Gallery – The largest, most unusual gallery in the area, with unique, top-quality local artwork and gifts — hand-blown art glass, exquisite ceramics, striking jewelry, stained glass, fine sculpture, woodwork, metalwork and many one-of-a-kind pieces. Most of the products are made on the property.Look for the red swinging bridge one mile west of Sperryville.
Haley Fine Art – Fine art, jewelry and sculpture from the region’s foremost artists. Revolving shows, group exhibits and demonstrations. Collectors welcome.
Juba Mountain Pottery – In her studio and showroom at Juba Mountain Pottery, Susan Dienelt makes and sells elegant but still very functional stoneware pots to be used in the kitchen, at the table and around the home.
Middle Street Gallery – a regional, nonprofit, artists’ cooperative and gallery. 21 members include highly acclaimed painters, sculptors, photographers and workers in multimedia.
Sperryville Pottery – A great shop for pottery and unique, locally made, gifts! Suzanne Zylonis, resident potter, will work with you on a custom commission, or teach you — or your group — the fine art of throwing a clay vessel of your own!
41 Christmas Tree Ln
Washington, Virginia 22747