It unfolds with every mile you put behind you. The air is clean. The traffic, gone. Your shoulders relax. Salty air drifts in from the Bay. You're in the Northern Neck now – where the living is enhanced at every turn with views of Chesapeake Bay, its rivers and creeks. Fields of corn and wheat hug rural roadways. Vibrant villages, with quaint shops and restaurants greet you with refined southern friendliness and charm. Just far enough away -an hour from Richmond, two hours from Washington or Hampton Roads – for you to experience the road less traveled.
If you're a visitor, retiree, business owner, or seasonal homeowner, we have it all here in Lancaster County. Situated in the heart of the Northern Neck, where the Rappahannock River meets the Chesapeake Bay, with superb museums and galleries, seasonal events and entertainment plus award winning amenitities-Lancaster is the hub of all that the rvier region offers.