No weekend plans? Take a day trip to the Stone Mountain Vineyards, just two hours outside of DC! Enjoy views that will take your breath away!While there are many wineries in the DC area that are perfect for a warm day, if you want to visit a vineyard with a gorgeous view, then the Stone Mountain Vineyards is the place for you. Two hours outside of Washington DC in Dyke, Virginia, the vineyard is nestled on top of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Family owned and operated since 1998, the Stone Mountain Vineyards has a warm and welcoming atmosphere that will make you feel right at home from the moment you arrive to the time you leave. The journey to the vineyard is quite a task as you drive along the winding gravel road, but rest assured, it's totally worth it! Weather-permitting, you can sit on the grand observation deck as you enjoy a glass of excellently crafted wine. Bring picnic lunches, bring your friends and family, even your furry companions! Stone Mountain is the picture-perfect place for to wind down and wine down. [gallery size="large" ids="746,749,742"] The tasting room is open Friday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with tours of the winery and wine cave offered twice a year.
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