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Welcome Discovery

Loudoun welcomes the arrival of Space Shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center! Come see the shuttle and explore its new home in Loudoun County as we welcome Discovery visitors with special promotions and events. For more information on the arrival of the shuttle visit the Air & Space Museum's website .

Hotel Packages

Aloft Dulles North and Hilton Garden Inn Welcome Discovery   Make this a great family affair with help from the Hilton Garden Inn  and the Aloft Dulles North  with the following Discovery Package: transportation to the Udvar-Hazy Center on our private shuttle, special breakfast picnic basket for 4 guests, and a special gift of binoculars and the Official Shuttle Discovery Poster. $129-$139

Discover Middleburg The Town of Middleburg and the Middleburg Country Inn welcome the Space Shuttle Discovery! Stay overnight Sunday through Friday at the Middleburg Country Inn and after a cooked to order breakfast, have a personal tour through Middleburg’s renowned National Sporting Library and Museum , receive a custom belt made for you by the Journeymen , and browse through The Lavender Moon Soap Company with their gift certificate in hand. $170-$245 per night for single or double occupancy

Goodstone Inn & Restaurant Discovery Package Celebrate the arrival of the Discovery Shuttle to the Air and Space Museum here in Loudoun County. Discover all that Goodstone Inn  has to offer in a one or two night package including our “Out of this World” wine dinner featuring all Loudoun wines.  Stay just Friday night and receive a bottle of champagne upon arrival, dinner for two at the “Out of this World” Wine Dinner, a guided hike with a Goodstone staff member Saturday morning, and a full country breakfast.  $495 exclusive of taxes and service.  Add Saturday evening for 20% off our rack rate and make it a weekend of discovery!

Space Shuttle Discovery Has Landed  Stay with  Comfort Inn and Suites Dulles Gateway  and enjoy a wonderful experience! This package includes a night’s stay, free shuttle to and from Udvar-Hazy Space Museum ($15 savings for parking), and four IMAX theatre tickets for the movie of your choice per night.

Specials and Events

Apr 15 - Blue Flight Discovery Tasting  Discover the fabulous views from 951’ above sea level at Bluemont Vineyards while enjoying a special flight of five of Bluemont’s wines paired with food from the Gracious Gourmet. $10-$14/person.

Apr 17-May 17 Hiddencroft Vineyards Discovery Flight Explore Hiddencroft Vineyards and rocket your savings with a reduced tasting fee of all 10 of our wines for only $5! Or enjoy a flight of any three wines (equivalent to one full glass of wine) for just $5. If your journey home includes a cargo of wine, increase your savings by claiming our Booster Discount to launch an additional 5% savings above and beyond our current house discounts. $5/person

Apr 17-May 17 – Breaux Vineyard’s Discovery Flight  Explore Breaux Vineyard’s  wines with our Discovery flight offering a dry white, red, and sweet wine. This flight includes our 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, and 2010 Chére Marie.$5/tasting of the flight, $10/full flight (equivalent to one glass of wine), $60/three bottles of the flight wines.

Apr 20 - Out of this World Wine Dinner   Goodstone Inn & Restaurant  celebrates the arrival of the Discovery shuttle with an “Out of this World” wine dinner. $125/person plus tax and 20% gratuity

Apr 22 – Explore the Unknown with Fabbioli Cellars  Enjoy a selection of three wines from Fabbioli Cellars : Something White, Una Pera, and Padrino. $10/person to taste and choose a glass to enjoy.