Northern Virginia is home to a spirited mix of history, culture, dining, and shopping - all showcased in the eclectic destinations of Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, and Prince William County. Adjacent to Washington, DC but purely Virginia, we invite you to visit us - and experience for yourself our diverse region which showcases the best America has to offer.
Northern Virginia is home to many activities for families and individuals, including biking/walking trails, sports leagues, recreation facilities, museums, historic homes, and parks. It is home to the Northern Virginia Swim League, which comprises 102 community pools, and NVSL-Dive, which is composed of 47 teams in Fairfax and Arlington counties. The swim and dive teams compete over the course of 5–6 weeks from the end of June through the first weekend in August.
Northern Virginia is a favorite destination of shoppers, from upscale shopping malls to bargain outlets and winery shops. This region is considered "Horse Country" with steeplechase races, horse shows and polo matches. One of the most western places to visit is Marriott Ranch in Hume, with horses to ride, trap shooting and downhome hospitality.
Located in the Mid-Atlantic United States, Northern Virginia is home to five eclectic destinations including Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, and Prince William County. The climate in Northern Virginia has a temperate maritime climate. Winters are usually chilly with light snow, and summers can be hot and humid.
Northern Virginia is home to a variety of attractions ranging from memorials, museums, and historic sites to state and national parks, guided walking tours, and scenic hiking trails. “NoVa,” as the region is referred to by residents, includes the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas, and Manassas Park as well as Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Stafford, and Prince William counties, providing plenty of places to check out on your next trip to this exciting part of Virginia ...