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Prince William County Ranks in Top 10 in Visitor Expenditures

Provided by Prince William County Office of Tourism The Prince William County Office of Tourism proudly reported to county tourism and hospitality professionals that the county’s visitor economy continued to surge in 2017. According to research by the U.S. Travel Association and the Virginia Tourism Corporation, Prince William County is experiencing sustainable expansion in tourism revenue year after year. The …

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September Events in the Prince William County Region

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There are so many reasons for visitors to enjoy Prince William County this fall. September brings the crisp fall weather perfect for enjoying the great outdoors, festivals, live entertainment, and craft food and beverages Prince William has to offer.  Check out the variety of events you can find throughout the region to get out and enjoy! Events include concerts, festivals …

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Steins, Vines and Moonshine: A Trail of Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries

By Marianne Weaver Virginia is fast becoming a prime destination for lovers of craft beverages, and the Prince William County Office of Tourism (also previously known as Discover Prince William & Manassas or the county’s convention & visitors bureau) has developed a strategy—the Steins, Vines and Moonshine Trail—to draw visitors to Prince William. “The number of breweries and distilleries has exploded in the past five …

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Virginia Wine Country: The Coming of Age

By Marianne E. Weaver | Photos by Kathy Strauss Virginia has a long, and somewhat bumpy, history of winemaking. The Virginia Wine Board marketing office in Richmond traced the origins of the state’s winemaking history back to the Jamestown settlers, who required each male settler to plant and tend to at least 10 grape vines. But unfamiliar diseases and insects …

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