Discover unique shops in one of our historic towns, pick fresh produce at a farmer's market or find a bargain at Virgina's largest outlet mall.
Day one: Stroll through the quaint streets of Historic Occoquan where you will find about 60 specialty shops, antique stores, art galleries and restaurants. Pick up a snack at a neighborhood café or grab lunch along the Occoquan River at Madigan's Waterfront. Want a break from the stores? Treat yourself to a massage at Dansk Day Spa. For a sweet finish, visit Mom's Apple Pie Company where many of the pies are made from locally grown fruits.
If you are looking for a bargain, visit Potomac Mills- the largest outlet mall in Virginia. With more than 200 shops and eateries, there is a deal for every shopper. Shopping with children? Let them run around at Potomac Mills' new Virginia-themed children's play area. Or, take in a movie at the outlet center's AMC IMAX theater. Don't forget to stop by IKEA to find furniture and the perfect décor for your home.
Day two: Spend the morning discovering some of the best antiques and collectibles at the Iron Horse Antique Shop and Memories Antiques in Manassas. Continue your hunt for antique treasures at Black Sheep Collectibles in Gainesville after grabbing coffee at Trummer's Coffee & Wine Bar.
Explore over 120 shops in Gainesville, VA at Virginia Gateway Center. Offering a variety of national, regional and local merchants along with a variety of dining options this is a must see on your shopping excursion. In the Town of Haymarket, located just a short drive away, you can visit Burnside Farm where you can cut your own fresh flowers from their fields during the Spring & Summer months and pick up fresh local produce, pumpkins and apple cider at their Fall Market.
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Last Updated: 09/25/2017