Washington, the national capital, is situated 55 miles (89 kilometers) north of Montross, while Georgetown is 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the north.
Of course, visiting just one place, regardless of its popularity, will only ever furnish you with a glimpse into the broader natural and cultural makeup of a region. So be sure to delve into Coastal Virginia's other cities, attractions and landscapes. Roughly 10 miles (16 kilometers) away lies Warsaw. Set aside a day here to visit the Warsaw Town Park and Rappahannock Community College.
About 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the west of Montross is Fredericksburg, a regional city where you can visit Spotsylvania Towne Centre, Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center and Kenmore Plantation. Mary Washington House, Gauntlet Golf Club and United States National Slavery Museum are also worth calling into while you are in Fredericksburg.
The best places for travelers to visit when they arrive in a place they have never been are the ones that provide a picture of the local culture. Head to Coastal Virginia's history museums.
This place also offers a range of thrilling experiences such as parasailing. No vacation is really complete without some relaxation. Bird watching is one way to relax in this region and shore fishing is another.
If you intend on arriving and departing by air, it's handy to remember that the closest major airport is Richmond International Airport, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the southwest of Montross.