Northern Virginia Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Northern Virginia - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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  • House/Mansion/Villa

The main attraction for those who come to Chantilly, this Federal-period home has changed hands many times since it was built in 1794...

Swedenburg Estate Vineyard

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One mile east of Middleburg is the Swedenburg Estate Vineyard. The winery's modern building sits on a working farm, which raises Angus...

Theodore Roosevelt Island

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The island wilderness preserve in the Potomac River has 2½ mi of nature trails through marsh, swampland, and upland forest. It's an...

Tomb of the Unknowns

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Many countries established a memorial to their war dead after World War I. In the United States, the first burial at the Tomb of the...

Torpedo Factory Art Center

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Torpedoes were manufactured here by the U.S. Navy during World War II, but now the building houses the studios and workshops of about...

United States Marine Corps War Memorial

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Better known simply as "the Iwo Jima," this memorial, despite its familiarity, has lost none of its power to stir the emotions. Honoring...

Waterford Foundation

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Visit the Waterford Foundation to pick up booklets for your self-guided walking tour of the town. Walking tour is also available online.

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

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A major venue in the greater DC area, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts hosts a wide variety of performances throughout...

Women in Military Service for America Memorial

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What is now this memorial next to the visitor center was once the Hemicycle, a huge carved retaining wall faced with granite at the entrance...


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This plantation home was once part of the Mount Vernon estate, and from here you can still see the trees of the bowling green that fronted...