Area Attractions

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The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Airports Authority Police and Special Olympics Virginia present the Dulles Day Family Festival and Plane Pull.



Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Vienna, VA (703) 255-1900.
A National park which offers summer performances under the stars, and year round events in the Barns.

Fairfax County Historical and Tourist Attractions managed by Fairfax County Park Authority include the Colvin Run Mill and Sully Historic Site.  Other attractions include Chantilly Battlefield and the Woodlawn Plantation.                      

Manassas National Battlefield Park, Manassas, VA (703) 754-1861.
The Manassas Battlefield Park was the scene of two major battles fought during the American Civil War in the years 1861 to 1865. While the Park is worth visiting for historical purposes alone, the area also has a well developed hiking/horseback riding trail system.

Great Falls Park, Great Falls, VA (703) 285-2966.
Exhibits and programs educate visitors on the first canal system built in America. This 800-acre park has views of the falls, 15 miles of hiking/nature trails and 5 miles of trails for horseback and biking. Picnic facilities and fishing. Open daily year round.

Jiffy Lube Live near Manassas, (703) 754-6400.
A variety of musical programs are offered during warmer months. Both lawn and covered seating are available.

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia (304) 535-6298.
A restored Civil War village where John Brown led a famous abolitionist movement. Harpers Ferry became part of the National Park System in 1944. The park covers over 2,300 acres in the states of West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia.
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington, DC (202) 426-5961.
From 1877 to 1895, this was the home of Frederick Douglass, the Nation's leading 19th-century African American spokesman. Visitors to the site will learn more about his efforts to abolish slavery and his struggle for Human Rights, Equal Rights and Civil Rights for all oppressed people.
Mount Vernon, the Estate of George Washington, Mount Vernon, VA, (703) 780-2000.
George Washington's estate and gardens, featuring his elegant Georgian mansion, original outbuildings, and the tomb of Washington, set on 40 wooded acres.