Virginia

Just across the Potomac River from DC, Virginia buzzes with culture, nature, shopping and history.

8 Things to See & Do In Virginia

With its unusual blend of city and countryside, Virginia offers attractions for any visitor. Think shopping for fashionistas at Tysons Corner, exploring colonial history in Old Town Alexandria or tasting wine in nearby Loudoun County.

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Exploring Old Town Alexandria

Set foot onto Old Town Alexandria ’s redbrick sidewalks, and you could be fooled into thinking you have traveled back in time. The small city was founded in 1749 as a colonial tobacco port, and still boasts cobblestone streets, 18th-century buildings and even a town crier, all of which will make...

Old Town Alexandria Waterfront
Can I Tour the Pentagon?

How to tour the Pentagon The Pentagon, located just outside Washington, DC in Arlington, Va., is the headquarters for the United States Department of Defense. It is open for official tours through The Pentagon Tours program . Pentagon tours must be reserved at least 14 days in advance and no more...

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4 Delightful Day Trips in Virginia

Colonial and Civil War history. A booming wine scene. Indie shops on bustling city blocks. There are so many reasons to visit Virginia, you might want to add a few days to your DC trip. Here are a few spots worth an afternoon or a full day.

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Fly High at the National Air & Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

All about the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Opened in 2003, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center serves as a partner facility to the National Air and Space Museum . The two locations together attract 8 million visitors per year, making the National Air and Space complex the most popular museum in the...

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