The town of Orange is dotted with businesses, art galleries, B&B's, eateries and residential areas. Farmers markets are offered year-round, either at the historic train station or Taylor Park on Main Street.
Outdoor recreation opportunities are abundant whether tubing on the Rapidan River, camping at Lake Anna or fishing at Lake Orange. People come from far and wide to Skydive Orange, which offers tandem skydiving as well as AFF freefall skydives and static lines.
Learn a lesson in history at Montpelier—home of fourth U.S. President James Madison—or visit a civil war battlefield or museum. History and viticulture come together at Barboursville Vineyards; a destination which includes an award winning winery, inn, and the Barboursville Ruins, site of (Thomas Jefferson-designed) Governor James Barbour's once-residence. The quaint town of Gordonsville provides even more opportunities for shopping and dining out.
Many festivals take place in Orange County throughout each year including the Annual Orange & Gordonsville Street Festivals, Montpelier Hunt Races, Fall Fiber Festival & Sheep Dog Trials, Pick of the Piedmont Wine Festival, and many more. History, attractions and a beautiful setting combine to make Orange County a fantastic place to put down roots!