Participants will be provided with reimbursements up to $500. Please be sure to keep track of mileage and any receipts as you travel to Montpelier. At the end of the workshop you will be asked to complete a travel reimbursement form. The form and receipts will be sent to accounting for processing, and you will receive a check from our accounting team shortly after the workshop.

Airports & Train Stations


Charlottesville (CHO) – 30 minutes
Richmond International (RIC) – 90 minutes
Dulles International (IAD) – 120 minutes
Reagan National (DCA) – 120 minutes

Train stations

Charlottesville – 45 minutes
Culpeper – 40 minutes

Directions to Property

From Washington, D.C. (2.5 hours)

From I-66 West, take U.S. Route 29 South (Exit 43A towards Gainesville/Warrenton) to Culpeper. Exit onto VA Route 15 South towards Orange. At Orange, take a right at the second stoplight onto VA Route 20 South (W. Main St.). Continue on Route 20 South for approximately 3 miles. Turn left into main entrance.

From Fredericksburg (1 hour)

Take I-95 South and exit onto VA Route 3 West towards Culpeper. Make a left onto VA Route 20 South; continue to the town of Orange. Go right at the first traffic light (Caroline St.), straight through the next light, and then left at the three way Stop sign to continue on VA Route 20 South. Go about 3 miles past town. Turn left into main entrance.

From Richmond (1.5 hours)

Take I-64 West to the Orange/Palmyra Exit (Exit 136). Exit onto Route 15 North to Gordonsville. Go through Gordonsville on Main Street (Route 15) until you reach the traffic circle. Exit traffic circle on U.S. Route 33 West, go for a hundred yards, then turn right onto VA Route 231 North (you will see a sign to Montpelier). Stay on Route 231 until you reach Somerset (about 6 miles). At intersection with VA Route 20, turn right. Go north on Route 20 for 2.3 miles to the main entrance of Montpelier. Turn right into main entrance.

From Charlottesville via route 29 (45 minutes)

Take Route 29 North to Ruckersville, then take a right onto Route 33 East. At Barboursville, take a left onto Route 20 North towards Orange. Go about 7.8 miles, and you’ll see the main entrance to Montpelier on your right (main entrance is 2.3 miles past the Somerset Center Store).

From Charlottesville via route 20 (45 minutes)

Turn onto VA Route 20 North where it intersects with the 250 West Bypass. Take Route 20 up to Barboursville, turning left onto Route 33 East, then an almost immediate right to continue on Route 20 North towards Orange. Go about 7.8 miles, and you’ll see the main entrance to Montpelier on your right (main entrance is 2.3 miles past Somerset Center Store).

Directions on Property

To Lewis hall from the main entrance (5 minutes)

Go over big bridge and continue on road until you come to a stop sign directly in front of the House. Take a left and follow the road until your second available right (Farm Road, at the large green barn). Continue along the road (there should be more barns on your left) until you come to another stop sign. Take a left into the parking lot. Lewis Hall is the red brick building with the green roof directly across the road from the parking lot.