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Gunston Hall
#1 of 18 things to do in Lorton
We learned about the Bill of Rights, the Constitution, plantation life, the culture of the time, family life.
The tour guide, Jessica was knowledgeable and really went out of her way to interact with the children that were part of our tour.
Mason Neck State Park
#3 of 18 things to do in Lorton
Kids, couples, dogs or solo..... this is a perfect place for a day hike a picnic or just go sit in the woods and be comfortable.
Fun family stroll
Pohick Bay Regional Park
#5 of 18 things to do in Lorton
Great for outdoor recreation and a Pirate themed pool for the kids in the summer!
Ample space for a walk or family picnic.
Pirate's Cove Water Park
#7 of 18 things to do in Lorton
We had a lot of fun at Pirate's Cove and there are a lot of activities to keep kids entertained.
fun for the whole family
Rivershore Charters
#8 of 18 things to do in Lorton
Huntley Meadows Park Alexandria, VA 7.2 mi away
#1 of 69 things to do in Alexandria
this place is great, tons of wildlife, excellent trails, several miles of trails and you will most definitely encounter plenty of wildlife, great for kids too
We provided our own chairs for a wonderful family lunch before taking off to visit the visitor center and then stroll down the boardwalk through the beautiful park.
Burke Lake Park Fairfax Station 6.9 mi away
#1 of 6 things to do in Fairfax Station
Perfect family park featuring: play grounds, pavilions, kiddie train ride, merry-go-round, frisbee golf, canoes, a 4.7 mile walking/biking trail around the lake.
Fishing, boat rental (with electric motors at extra charge), canoeing, driving range, picnicking, exercise trails, biking paths, awesome train ride for the kids and more !!!
Old Town Waterfront Alexandria, VA 11.4 mi away
#5 of 69 things to do in Alexandria
Seeing the street artists and enjoying the unique sound of music from water glasses is also fun! ...and the park is the place to be on a lazy Sunday afternoon...as families, couples, friends enjoy the surroundings...
Adults and kids will appreciate the historical buildings, but there are tons are cool shops, street artists, galleries, and perhaps the highest concentration of ice cream shops in the DC area.
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George Washington's Mount Vernon Mount Vernon 6.5 mi away
#1 of 5 things to do in Mount Vernon
... life at Mount Vernon...the property is breathtaking, and the many varied sights within the property to explore will truly transport you to the days when he and his family lived on the magnificent plantation.
... clerk's quarter, laundry yard, gardens, greenhouse, museum and education center, paddock and stable, slave burial ground and the imposing family tomb containing the bodies of Washington and his wife, Martha.
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Leesylvania State Park Woodbridge, VA 7.9 mi away
#1 of 7 things to do in Woodbridge
There were some nice vistas and a lot of history on the trail, sharing the history of the Lee and Fairfax families.
There are a lot of hiking trails, a fishing pier, programs for kids, free summer concerts, and much more.
National Harbor National Harbor, MD 11.6 mi away
#1 of 19 things to do in National Harbor
What a great choice for a day trip Great place for family, eating, people watching and photo ops! Friendly people on vacation and business.
There is a play area for kids, boat trips, shopping , a casino, great restaurants, bars, walking trails, trips into Washington DC, and so much more.
Old Town Alexandria, VA 11.3 mi away
#2 of 69 things to do in Alexandria
This area is great for families, friends, first dates, shopping, romance, or just fun! There’s restaurants for every budget, activities for every age, and on a nice day provides great views on Potomac river, Natio...
Had 2 kids ages 11 and 9 they both liked walking the town and the museums the trolley is free to ride and you catch it on king street and makes frequent stops so easy to hop on and off great restaurants too !!
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Lake Accotink Park Springfield 6.1 mi away
#1 of 19 things to do in Springfield
This place is perfect for family reunion,out side party,raid on a boat,perfect place to take a walk or exercise,has a mini golf and a carousel for kids,etc.
fun for the whole family, picnics, walks, playing with the ducks.
Potomac Mills Woodbridge, VA 6.4 mi away
#2 of 7 things to do in Woodbridge
Fantastic place for the entire family!
The nike clearance was a family favorite because the sales are truly amazing.
Fort Washington Park Fort Washington, MD 9.8 mi away
#1 of 11 things to do in Fort Washington
By far the most popular activity is picnicking, and the park is home to eight large picnic areas that accommodate more than 100,000 people each year who come for family reunions, corporate outings, and church func...
this historical park is a must to visit ,the fort sceanery is fabolous overlooking the potomac river and fort hunt across the river on the virginia side on the wk end this park is good place for family picnic,the...
Mount Vernon Trail Arlington, VA 7.9 mi away
#6 of 86 things to do in Arlington
Great family biking experience!
Kids favorite in DC.
Hidden Pond Nature Center Springfield 5.1 mi away
#4 of 19 things to do in Springfield
For families with younger kids, they have a nice playground, the nature center has animals and is indoors for very rainy days, staff on call to ask questions to, and for people of all ages, gorgeous trails.
Hidden Pond Nature Center is an ideal park to give children a great outdoor experience.
Alexandria's Christ Church Alexandria, VA 11.1 mi away
#3 of 69 things to do in Alexandria
We were sitting in the Washington family church box!! What a delightful visit wry Eleanor and this historic beautiful church.
This is a beautiful church, open to visitors so we walked through getting to see the marked pew where George Washington's family sat and also the marked pew where Robert E. Lee's family sat.
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Green Spring Gardens Alexandria, VA 8.6 mi away
#14 of 69 things to do in Alexandria
There are places to picnic, a huge open expanse where kids can run that is surrounded by a paved, flat path that is great for walkers or kids learning to ride bikes.
They have a visitors center with books about birds and gardening and I think some activities for children as well.
Hidden Oaks Nature Center Annandale 9.3 mi away
#1 of 6 things to do in Annandale
Whereas family programs are available year-round and spring brings a family favorite, woodland/dino egg hunts, my family enjoys the summer day camps.
Children, families, friends visiting from out of town rave about enjoying a visit- the staff is very pleasant, helpful and knowledgeable.
Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge Woodbridge, VA 4.3 mi away
#3 of 7 things to do in Woodbridge
Springfield Town Center Springfield 5.0 mi away
#2 of 19 things to do in Springfield
My family stopped in Springfield because of a surprise car breakdown on the way home from Virginia Beach to NH, and we were very pleasantly surprised at how beautiful and large this mall was!
Plenty of activities for the kids including motorized animals to rent and ride, play areas, a jump center and more.
Torpedo Factory Art Center Alexandria, VA 11.4 mi away
#6 of 69 things to do in Alexandria
Very excellent place to visit with your couple, friends or family Huge Art Diversity inside of the building 3 levels to explore and the outside area offers many more attractions.
There is an historic archaeology museum on-site where one can view old Alexandria research and discovery which is great for children.
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River Farm Alexandria, VA 9.1 mi away
#22 of 69 things to do in Alexandria
The garden has shaded picnic tables and is a perfect spot for a light meal while letting city kids romp and play or tourist kids blow off steam after a steady stream of museums.
Walk around or through the house (if it is open) , along the walkways leading to the arbour and the childten's garden where children can play.
Fountainhead Regional Park Fairfax Station 6.9 mi away
#2 of 6 things to do in Fairfax Station
Pfitzner Stadium Woodbridge, VA 7.9 mi away
#4 of 7 things to do in Woodbridge
The stadium is very family oriented and lots of fun events during the season.
What fun to see a good baseball game that's affordable to bring the whole family.
Grist Mill Park Alexandria, VA 5.0 mi away
#29 of 69 things to do in Alexandria
It's a great little history lesson for the whole family.
WHAT A GREAT FAMILY OUTING
Birthplace National Monument Mount Vernon 6.4 mi away
#3 of 5 things to do in Mount Vernon
It's one of the greenest places I've seen in a while, and there's so much room to allow children to run around, play, and enjoy the sunshine!
General Washington, Mrs. Washington and family members have been laid to rest in the tomb, a short walk from the mansion.
Flight Trampoline Park Springfield 3.0 mi away
#6 of 19 things to do in Springfield
If you need a way for your kids to burn off some energy and it's too hot/cold or the weather is such that it keeps you indoors, then think about going to Flight!
What a great place for families with kids / teens.