Looking for cool and unique places to stay this summer? Want to avoid overcrowded beaches? Interested in staying someplace that offers an unparalleled experience? Whether you are looking to disconnect from the world, reconnect with loved ones, create new memories or just save a few bucks - these 4 spots in Prince William, VA may be exactly what you've been searching for:
Farm Stay Camping: Haymarket
Greenville Farm Family Campground - Located 35 miles outside of Washington, D.C. near the Manassas Battlefield, Greenville Farm is a 200-acre working farm with 43 wooded acres developed for your camping pleasure; includes bathhouses with hot showers, electric hook-ups, camp store, laundry facilities, picnic tables, firewood and propane. Tent and RV campers are free to roam the farm, see the farming operation, and enjoy the animals. Four ponds stocked with bass, bluegill, and channel cats for campers to enjoy.
Historic Rustic Cabins: Quantico/Triangle
Historic Cabin Camps at Prince William Forest Park - These rustic camps, constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, contain sleeping cabins, mess halls with complete kitchens, craft lodges, council rings, and recreational lakes. Sleeping capacity in the camp rangers up to 200 people. Individual cabin rental and day use is also permitted. Looking for a place to take your school group? How about an organizational retreat or family reunion? These cabins are perfect for special events.
Historic Inn: Haymarket
The Inn at Evergreen - This 11-bedroom Inn, which was once a Civil War Era mansion, offers the perfect blend of modern amenities, historic charm and a first-class getaway. Conveniently located in Haymarket, VA, the Inn serves as the centerpiece to Evergreen Country Club. Whether you want a romantic getaway in the pristine rolling hills of Northern Virginia, a fantastic golfing experience, to just enjoy nature, sit by the pool, or hit some tennis balls, the Inn at Evergreen will deliver on its promise of an idyllic escape. The Inn is also the perfect location for weddings, corporate retreats, or other special events. The Inn at Evergreen, as it exists today, is proudly listed on The National Register of Historic Places.
Tent Camping on the Water: Woodbridge
Leesylvania State Park - Leesylvania State Park has five tent-only campsites. One large group campground and four individual campsites for visitors arriving by canoe or kayak. The group campsite contains several picnic tables, benches, running water, and a large fire pit with a grill top. There is also plenty of room for recreational activities in the large field adjacent to the campsite. The individual sites are located near a small boat launch and contain a picnic table, a fire pit with grill top, and a lantern hook. Leesylvania State Park is known for great fishing, beaches with swimming areas and historical hiking trails.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Landmarks, Leesylvania State Park offers many land and water activities, including hiking, picnicking, fishing, and boating. A universally accessible fishing pier, playground, boat launch, boat storage area, snack bar and store, visitor center and gift shop are available. A 20-station fitness trail and canoe and kayak rentals also are available.