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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50 West Vineyards

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Perched on a hill with some of the area's best views of the Bull Run Mountains, this farmhouse-style tasting room serves Bordeaux-style...

Air Force Memorial

  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

Easily visible from a distance, this memorial is a tribute to the men and women of the U.S. Air Force. Three curved spires—up to 270...

Alexandria Black History Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

This collection, devoted to the history of African Americans in Alexandria and Virginia, is housed in part in the Robert H. Robinson...

Appomattox Confederate Statue

  • Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

In 1861, when Alexandria was occupied by Union forces, the 800 soldiers of the city's garrison marched out of town to join the Confederate...

Arlington House

  • House/Mansion/Villa

It was in Arlington that the two most famous names in Virginia history—Washington and Lee—became intertwined. George Washington Parke...

Arlington National Cemetery

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Nearly 400,000 American war dead, as well as many notable Americans (among them presidents William Howard Taft and John F. Kennedy, General...

Athenaeum

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One of the most noteworthy structures in Alexandria, this striking Greek Revival edifice at the corner of Prince and Lee streets stands...

Boyhood Home of Robert E. Lee

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This childhood home of the commander of the Confederate forces of Virginia is a fine example of a 19th-century Federal town house. The...

Captain's Row

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Many of Alexandria's sea captains once lived on this block, which gives visitors the truest sense of what the city looked like in the...

Carlyle House

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Alexandria forefather and Scottish merchant John Carlyle built this grand house, which was completed in 1753 and modeled on a country...

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