The Journey Through Hallowed Ground is where US Presidents, distinguished generals and other world leaders have found respite and inspiration in the creation of some of the most important doctrines of our time including the Declaration of Independence, US Consitution and Gettysburg Address.
Drive along scenic USA road trip routes through Virginia and Maryland, exploring spectacular mountain vistas and picturesque coastal routes.
Your great American road trip starts here! Check out the scenic drives near Washington, DC and byways experiences on the Virginia and Maryland maps below. Click to learn more about each byway.
The Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area is a unique historic, natural, and scenic region with a bucolic countryside consisting of farms, wineries, forests, waterways, rolling hills, mountain views and unspoiled landscapes that can be explored via the JTHG National Scenic Byway.
From the mountains of the Blue Ridge to the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia's natural beauty is unmatched, particularly in the splendor of autumn.
UK celebrity wine connoisseur Oz Clarke speaks on Virginia wines, touring the state and the birthplace of country music featuring the Virginia Luthiers.
A short drive from Washington, DC and minutes from Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Howard County offers just the right mix of culture, entertainment and natural beauty.
Wine Trails: Sip & SavourWith about 250 wineries, it’s easy to sip your way around the Capital Region.
Thirty miles west of Washington, DC and 20 minutes from Washington Dulles International Airport is the remarkable historical and cultural landscape known as the Journey Through Hallowed Ground.
Explore Virginia's outdoors, there's so much to love.
Discover the Colonial Triangle comprised of Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown, the first English settlement in the "New World." Learn how British colonists created a new life here in America.