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9200 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22102, USA
Just a few short miles off of the Capital Beltway, nestled along a winding wooded road, Great Falls National Park is a nearby haven for nature-seeking Washingtonians. Here, the Potomac River floods into the Mather Gorge, creating breathtaking...
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14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 20151, USA
This photo was taken just days after the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery was placed in its new home as part of the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum collection. The museum offers a tremendous look at both the history and current...
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7400 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22102, USA
For the birds and other wildlife, it's a sanctuary. To local residents, it's an ideal place to walk the dog. For hikers, it's one of the Washington D.C. area's loveliest venues with well maintained and seldom used trails. The main four-mile-long...
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11921 Freedom Dr, Reston, VA 20190, USA
Owners Michael Barry and Leslie Combemale sure know their art trivia. Barry is a composer and musician who graduated from the Corcoran School of Art, and Combemale has been working in the animation field since 1988. The gallery features original...
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1811 Library St, Reston, VA 20190, USA
This American restaurant serves up classic, regional cuisine and pub-inspired food, in a very fun and laid-back atmosphere. Go the traditional route, and order one of the Bavarian pretzels and up to four dips, or keep things simple with a soup and...
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11960 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190, USA
PassionFish is worth the splurge. Chris Clime is the executive chef here and makes sure to incorporate seasonal flavors into every seafood dish using traditional techniques. Menu items range from ceviches and lobster rolls to whole fishes. They...
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14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 20151, USA
See space artifacts like a Concorde, a Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird and the space shuttle Discovery at the Udvar-Hazy Center. You can also see the Washington Dulles International Airport from the Donald D. Engen Observation Tower, which offers a...
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9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct, Vienna, VA 22182, USA
Once the farm of a prominent economist and social historian, Dr. Gardiner Means and Dr. Carolyn Ware, Meadowlark is Northern Virginia's largest botanical garden. Located In the Washington, D.C. suburb of Vienna, VA, explore and meander through 95...
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14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 20151, USA
Air and Space is one of my deepest passions. I was blown away by this facility.
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9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct, Vienna, VA 22182, USA
A diverse collection of plant life come together at the Meadowlark Botanical Gardens. Explore well-groomed ornamental plant displays, delicate gazebos, indoor tropical plants, and wild native foliage across their 95-acre gardens. In every aspect...