The Blackthorne Inn and Restaurant
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Today we went wine tasting, which is the primary activity in Fauquier County, other than anything to do with horses. I don't necessarily recommend going wine tasting where the other half lives, as the cost is commensurately inflated. The first winery we went to wanted $10 per person to taste five wines. The cheapest wine on the list was $24 bottle …
Driving north on Friday afternoon isn't too onerous if you leave early enough, and with the exception of one bad spot in Warrenton, where we sat through at least five cycles of one traffic light, we made good time and had a pleasant trip. Checked into the Blackthorne Inn, a B&B housed in a house that once belonged to George Washington, about 4: …
... day. There is so much contrast in this 'vacation' for us - we are loving it. Every day I pinch myself and say 'how lucky am I to be here with Paul doing this' this is spectacular!
Some interesting things to share - the light switches in American houses are opposite to ours - down for off and up for on, just like in the movies!
Also they do have those letter boxes at ...
My friend, Bill, came up from Florida for the weekend. I picked him up at Washington Dulles Airport in the morning. I'm in the process of looking for a house. He had specifically said that he didn't want to look at any houses. Naturally, our first stop was to look at a couple houses I was considering buying. He might not have ...
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6. Louisiana - YOU MUST...I repeat...YOU MUST stop in Louisiana and grab a couple of bags of ZAPPS Spicy Cajun Crawtatores
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Blackthorne Inn and Restaurant Upperville
This Inn is pricey, but situated in a beautiful part of Virginia on a beautiful piece of land. The staff are friendly and laid back, and we spent a nice, restful, peaceful weekend. The food in the restaurant is outstanding!
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