Northern Virginia

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

Sort by: 47 Recommendations {{numTotalPoiResults}} {{ (numTotalPoiResults===1)?'Recommendation':'Recommendations' }} 0 Recommendations
CLEAR ALL Area Search CLEAR ALL
Loading...
Loading...
  • 1. Arlington National Cemetery

    Cemetery

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

    View Tours and Activities
  • 2. George Mason's Gunston Hall

    Historic Home

    Down the Potomac from Mount Vernon is the home of another important George. Gentleman farmer George Mason was a colonel of the Virginia militia...Read More

  • 3. Great Falls Park

    Park (National/State/Provincial)

    Facing the C&O Canal National Historical Park across the Potomac River on the Virginia side, this is where the steep, jagged falls of the...Read More

  • 4. Manassas National Battlefield Park

    Military Sight

    The Confederacy won two important victories—in July 1861 and August 1862—at this battlefield, also known as Bull Run. General Thomas Jackson...Read More

  • 5. Mount Vernon

    Historic Home

    This plantation and the surrounding lands had been in the Washington family for nearly 70 years by the time the future president inherited it...Read More

  • 6. National Museum of the Marine Corps

    Museum/Gallery

    The glassy atrium of this 118,000-square-foot homage to the military's finest soars into the sky next to the Marine Corps Base Quantico. The...Read More

  • 7. Stone Tower Winery

    Winery/Brewery/Distillery

    Set on a hill overlooking 300 acres of land, Stone Tower is one of Northern Virginia’s largest and most popular wineries. Family owned and operated...Read More

  • 8. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

    Arts/Performance Venue

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

  • 9. 50 West Vineyards

    Winery/Brewery/Distillery

    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 red...Read More

  • 10. 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 feet tall...Read More

  • 11. Alexandria Black History Museum

    Old Town | Museum/Gallery

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

  • 12. Appomattox Confederate Statue

    Old Town | Public Art

    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 Army...Read More

  • 13. Arlington House

    Historic Home

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

  • 14. Athenaeum

    Old Town | Museum/Gallery

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

  • 15. Boyhood Home of Robert E. Lee

    Old Town | Historic Home

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

  • 16. Captain's Row

    Old Town | Neighborhood/Street

    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 1800s...Read More

  • 17. Carlyle House

    Old Town | Historic Home

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

  • 18. Christ Church

    Old Town | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    George Washington and Robert E. Lee were pewholders in this Episcopal church, which remains in nearly original condition. (Washington paid quite...Read More

  • 19. Chrysalis Vineyard

    Winery/Brewery/Distillery

    Two miles east of Middleburg is the Chrysalis Vineyard, a 412-acre-and-growing vineyard dedicated to producing both old- and new-world varieties...Read More

  • 20. Colvin Run Mill Historic Site

    Museum/Gallery

    Located about 3 miles northwest of Wolf Trap, this operating gristmill dates from the first decade of the 19th century, although the country...Read More

No sights Results

Please try a broader search, or expore these popular suggestions:

There are no results for {{ strDestName }} Sights in the searched map area with the above filters. Please try a different area on the map, or broaden your search with these popular suggestions:

Around the Web