Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia is next door to our nation's capital - Washington, D.C. - yet has kept its own character reminiscent of colonial times, rambling plantations, equestrian farms and cobblestoned streets leading to quaint taverns, chic shops and historical gems.

Fairfax County is a treasure trove of unique historic sites, museums, performance venues, and natural wonders. Visit and discover such national treasures such as George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens, the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, the Workhouse Arts Center, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and Great Falls National Park.

Much more history can be found in Northern Virginia. Arlington honors our nation's soldiers and military history at Arlington National Cemetery and the Women in Military Service For America Memorial.

Northern Virginia is a favorite destination of shoppers, from upscale shopping malls to bargain outlets and winery shops.

This region is considered "Horse Country" with steeplechase races, horse shows and polo matches. One of the most western places to visit is Marriott Ranch in Hume, with horses to ride, trap shooting and downhome hospitality. For an upscale resort, try Landsdowne in Sterling.

 

Northern Virginia Experiences

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Getaway to Northern Virginia Wineries

The wineries of Virginia's hunt country showcase an entire lifestyle full of gracious gardens, inns, shopping, history and the arts.

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Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

Hear the Music at Wolf Trap

Lend an ear! Great musical events are presented in the National Park for the Performing Arts, better known as Wolf Trap, an outdoor amphitheater.

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SplashDown Waterpark

Family Fun in Northern Virginia

Fun and history abounds. From George Washington to the Space Shuttle you'll be thrilled with everything there is to do!

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