Herndon, Virginia with Kids
Collected by Leo Johnson
Herndon is part of Fairfax County, a 10-minute drive from the airport. Shopping hubs Reston Town Center and Dulles Town Center are nearby, and many residents head to Washington D.C. for work or play. Herndon offers visitors culture, cuisine, and off-the-beaten path adventures.
21595 Smith Switch Rd, Ashburn, VA 20147, USA
With two NHL-size ice rinks, a fitness facility, heated lockers rooms, and a pro shop, the Ashburn Ice House has everything you need to become a seasoned skater—or at least pretend you’re one. Practice and show off your skills during public skate...
22400 Davis Dr #180, Sterling, VA 20164, USA
If your kids are bouncing off the walls, they’ll feel right at home at Rebounderz. With two arena-style trampolines and 26,000 square feet of space, the facility offers plenty of room for bouncing, flipping, and diving. Kids can even play...
2709 West Ox Rd, Herndon, VA 20171, USA
If you've ever wondered what life on the farm was like for people during the 1920s-1950s, Frying Pan Farm Park gives you a glimpse into just that. The park is open everyday from dawn to dusk and is part of the Floris Community in Fairfax County....
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...
21100 Dulles Town Cir, Sterling, VA 20166, USA
Exploring Herndon and the surrounding areas by bike is a picturesque way to get your bearings. Dulles Town Center is about 10 minutes from the airport and the most accessible destination for shopping. This is an ideal stopping point to shop and...
645 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170, USA
India might be a distant destination for Herndon residents, but Angeethi bridges that gap with its flavorful Indian cuisine. Vegetarian appetizers like Sabzi Pakora, Chili Pakora, and Aloo Tikka are $4, while entrées hover around $15 making this...
2338 Woodland Crossing Dr, Herndon, VA 20171, USA
Kumo Sushi has a fairly extensive menu, ranging from sushi bar appetizers and salads to curry chicken entrees and special rolls. Like many other popular joints in Herndon, this place fills up fast during the busy lunch hours, so keep that in mind...
283 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon, VA 20170, USA
This accurately named restaurant wants to satisfy all your cravings. They offer cuisines from all corners of the globe, including Thailand, India, the Philippines, Mexico, and the Caribbean. They also have enough vegetarian options on the menu to...
300 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170, USA
Start your morning off with a fresh bagel and a hot cup of coffee at Bagel Cafe. The staff here always seem to be in a good mood, and they aren't pushy if you're unsure of what to order. Breakfast is their busy time of the day, but you can also...
12018 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, VA 20191, USA
Short for "Bakery Loaves and Cafe Leaves," this is a quiet and cozy cafe where you can sit and enjoy your morning cup of coffee. The owners are dedicated to serving quality food at a low price, and they do a good job of that. All items, including...
1623 Washington Plaza N, Reston, VA 20190, USA
Used bookstores are becoming far and few, which makes Reston's Used Book Shop all the more special. The shop is located in Reston, on historic Lake Anne, and is a short drive away from Herndon. The charming shop is owned by Bud and Susan Burwell,...
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