LEESBURG, Va. - This week's FOX 5 ZIP TRIP takes us to Leesburg! Nestled about 40 miles from downtown D.C. in Loudoun County, Leesburg is full of history and natural beauty.
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When visiting Leesburg, here are THE 5 MUST STOPS that you just can't miss when taking your own ZIP TRIP!
LEESBURG BEER TRAIL: Take a trip down the LoCo Ale Trail to explore some of the best breweries in Loudoun County. No matter what your favorite style is, you'll find the perfect brew. The Leesburg Beer Trail consists of half-a-dozen breweries all within the town's limits.
OATLANDS HISTORIC HOUSE & GARDENS: Located on Route 15 south in Leesburg, this estate is operated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is a national historic landmark. This former 19th-century plantation boasts over 200 years of history and 30 years as a wedding venue. Take a guided tour of the mansion or a self-guided tour of the grounds and garden. Oatlands is open seven days a week.
STONE TOWER WINERY: Its premium wines and magnificent views are equally matched. Set atop Hogback Mountain on 306 acres, Stone Tower Winery is one of Loudoun County's largest wineries. It offers a beautiful 21-and-up tasting room where visitors can enjoy everything from sparkling rose' to merlot.
LANSDOWNE RESORT & SPA: Slip into the Lansdowne life and leave distractions behind. This destination resort on 476 acres along the Potomac River is the ultimate sanctuary of sophistication and renewal and is inspired by the good life of Virginia wine country.
DOWNTOWN LEESBURG: Come here for a collection of history, shopping, entertainment, wining and dining. Main Street downtown is filled with a host of locally owned shops and restaurants, which many are set up in historic row houses. Take a stroll through town to see and experience Leesburg's historic culture.
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