Close to DC. But not too close.
Located 30 Miles south/southwest of the Nation’s Capital, Prince William, Virginia is a travel destination featuring American Civil War battlefields, scenic parks and trails, U.S. Marine Corps Heritage, craft beer, wine & spirits and dining spots perfect for any getaway.
Manassas National Battlefield Park: This 5,000 + acre National Park is the site of the two bloodiest battles of the American Civil War.
National Museum of the Marine Corps: Ex-Disney imaginers have created an immersive world-class museum experience using sight, sound, and movement to tell the story of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Jiffy Lube Live: A LiveNation® Venue – Hundreds of thousands of concert goers enjoy the DC area’s largest dedicated outdoor music venue each summer.
Prince William Forest Park: This National Park is the largest green space in Northern Virginia.
Leesylvania State Park: A beautiful park located on the shores of the Potomac River.
Potomac Mills: Virginia’s largest outlet mall of which is also home to IKEA
Potomac Nationals: Baseball fans every summer enjoy minor league play at Pfitzner Stadium.
Fall/Winter: View majestic fall colors at one or both of the National Parks, sip on hand crafted brews, wines and cocktails, and enjoy haunted ghost stories.
Quantico/Marine Corps Heritage: Did you know Quantico is not just a Hollywood movie set, it is actually Marine Corps Base Quantico, which is located in Prince William/Stafford County, Virginia – the “Crossroads of the Marine Corps”?
Other story ideas related to history:
• National Museum of the Marine Corps
• Prince William County Historic Sites dating back to colonial period.
• Historic Haunts
Farms & Flowers: Did you know that Prince William County is home to The Festival of Spring at Burnside Farm where over 1 million tulips come to life during the festival?
• Goat Yoga & Farm Experiences
• Sunflowers & Farmers Markets
Concerts & Music: Did you know this summer Jiffy Lube Live will host Jimmy Buffet, Journey, Ozzy Osbourne, Dave Matthews Band, Kenny Chesney and more!
Other story ideas related to Concerts/Music:
• Farm Brew Live/2 Silos Brewing/The Yard Live Music Venue
Adventure & Sports: Did you know you can paddleboard along the shoreline of a historic mill town in Prince William, Virginia?
Other story ideas related to Adventure & Sports:
• Bull Run Mountain Conservancy hiking trail
• Neabsco Creek Wetlands & New Boardwalk - coming soon!
Shopping: Did you know Prince William, Virginia is home to the DC Region’s only Cabela’s?
Other story ideas related to Shopping:
• Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center
• Historic Downtowns – Haymarket & Occoquan
Eat & Drink: Did you know that Prince William, Virginia is home to the Steins, Vines & Moonshine Trail?
Other story ideas related to Eat & Drink
• Waterfront Dining
• Seafood & BBQ
• Unique Eats & Sweets