Northern Virginia Travel Guide



Plan Your Northern Virginia Vacation

Although D.C. gets all the recognition for its place in the nation's history, visitors to the region might be surprised by the richness of Northern Virginia. This border region—which originally contributed some of the land to create D.C.—is chockablock with historical references and diverse cultural experiences. Some of the greatest presidents used D.C.'s southern neighbor for their own plantation homes. (George Washington's grand home Mount Vernon is a star attraction.) An influx of immigration has also brought an exciting variety of cuisines to satisfy anyone's palate.


Northern Virginia Hotels

It's best to book your hotel room in advance. Occupancy rates are high, and you're likely to pay only a little less than you would in Washington. more


Northern Virginia Restaurants

There is no need to go into the District to find a decent restaurant. Alexandria and Arlington have a wide variety of ethnic and American restaurants more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Northern Virginia

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Northern Virginia Experiences


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