Geography destined Lancaster County to be one of Virginia's leading retirement and vacation communities. Over 289 miles of shoreline have held the world at bay for centuries, despite our close proximity to major metropolitan areas like Washington, DC and Richmond, Virginia.
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From Washington DC Metro Area (127 miles): 95 South to Route 3 East
From Richmond Metro Area (78 miles): 64 East, to 33 East, to 3 West.
From Hampton Roads Metro Area: 64 West to 17 North to 14 East to 3 West.
Richmond International Airport (47 miles)By Boat
Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (63 miles)
Hummel Field (3 miles)
Lancaster County is bounded by the Chesapeake Bay and the Rappahannock River. Protected deep water anchorages and marinas are plentiful. Check out Dozier's Waterway Guide when cruising the Chesapeake Bay and the Rappahannock Rivers for all the great achorage and docking hot spots.