Welcome to Loudoun
Scenic country destinations in the heart of Wine Country
Loudoun is a scenic countryside destination located 25 miles from Washington D.C. in Northern Virginia. Loudoun Country covers an area of 525 square miles with major towns, including the county seat of Leesburg. There are dozens of smaller towns, hamlets, and villages dotted around Loudoun’s bucolic countryside. The county is also home to around 40 vineyards and 25 working farms.
Many high-tech firms such as Verizon Business are based in Loudoun County. 60 giant data centers within Loudoun are thought to account for 70 percent of all internet traffic. Other major employers include Dulles International Airport, which straddles Loudoun’s southeastern border with Fairfax County. Housing options within Loudoun County include classic brick Colonials and newer single-family homes.
Loudoun is a major part of D.C. Wine Country. Some of the best places to sample the outstanding local varietals include Leesburg’s family-run Casanel Vineyards and Winery
and rustic Willowcroft Farm Vineyard
. Stone Tower Winery
operates from a beautiful 300-acre mountaintop estate.
Craft beer connoisseurs are also well catered to in Loudoun County, with more than 30 breweries on the LoCo Ale Trail
running through the communities of Sterling, Ashburn, and Leesburg. Loudoun County’s bountiful agricultural land provides the ingredients for some of Virginia’s finest farm-to-table dining experiences. Standouts include The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm
. This stylish restaurant serves meals prepared with items sourced on-site in a beautiful dining space with views over the Potomac River. The OneLoudon
development in Ashburn features 60 shops and more than 20 restaurants. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
is a major attraction in Loudoun County, centering on the dramatic confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. This spectacular area was described by Thomas Jefferson as “one of the most stupendous scenes in nature.” The park extends over more than 4,000 acres with many important historic sites. The park is also a major outdoor recreation destination with opportunities for white water rafting, fishing, boating, and hiking along the Appalachian Trail.
The Loudoun County Public Schools system operates schools across Louduon County.