Lake Accotink Park - 493 acres includes a 55-acre lake, wetlands and streams offering unique views of waterfowl and marsh life. Facilities and activities vary with the season and include canoe, boat rentals, fishing, tour-boat rides, boat launch, bait and tackle sales, hiking/biking trail and play fields.
Frying Pan Park - preserves and interprets a rural community setting in a suburban environment for the educational, cultural and recreational enrichment of the citizens and visitors of Fairfax County.
Great Falls Grange Park - is located at 9818 Georgetown Pike in Great Falls. The park, in the heart of Great Falls, has baseball/softball fields, a picnic area with pavilion, and a small tot lot.
Green Spring Garden Park - is a 27-acre park located in Alexandria, Virginia, just a few minutes travel from the Nation's Capitol. Through its gardens and educational programming, Green Spring advances the awareness and practice of gardening in Metropolitan Washington, DC.
The Turner Farm - 52-acre park is located on the site of a former dairy farm. The land was saved from development by a public/private partnership started in 1994 to "Save-the-Farm."
Colvin Run Mill Historic Site - was acquired by the Fairfax County Park Authority for the preservation of Colvin Run Mill and its associated historic buildings, and for the enjoyment and education of visitors. It has been open to the public since 1972.
Sully Historic Site - reflects the history of Fairfax County. Completed in 1799 by Richard Bland Lee, the main house at Sully combines aspects of Georgian and Federal architecture.
Hidden Oaks Nature Center The Park is rich in history. While strolling through the woods, visitors can view a railroad embankment built just before the Civil War.
Huntley Meadows Park - is a rich, natural island in the suburban sea of Northern Virginia. Its 1,425 acres harbor majestic forests, wildflower-speckled meadows and vast wetlands bursting with life.
Virginia Railway Express (VRE) - is a commuter rail service with two major lines. One originates in Manassas and the other originates in Fredericksburg-operating to and from Union Station in Washington, D.C.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House - tells the story of Frank Lloyd Wright's innovative designs for a modestly-sized and affordable single-family house and how two families adapted the dwelling to fit their lifestyle.
Mount Vernon George Washington's Estate The estate, gardens and farm of Mount Vernon totaled some 8,000 acres in the 18th century. Visitors can see 20 structures and 50 acres of gardens as they existed in 1799. The estate also includes a museum, the tombs of George and Martha Washington, Washington's greenhouse, and more.
Wolf Trap Park for the Performing Arts - with music from classical to jazz and pop to family musicals, plays and opera, Wolf Trap Park for the Performing Arts is the only performing arts park operated by the U.S. National Park Service.
Prince William County Police Department Welcome to the Prince William County Police Department Web site. We hope this Web site will assist you in understanding more about your Police Department and the role we play in making our community a safe place to live and work.
Commonwealth's Attorney The Commonwealth's Attorneys Office prosecutes all criminal and traffic cases occurring within Prince William County, and all felonies committed in the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park.
Virginia Railway Express Train Service to the District of Columbia from Western Prince William County. Stops include Alexandria, Crystal City, L'Enfant Plaza, and Union Station. Three convenient stations in Prince William County - Broad Run/Airport, Manassas, and Manassas Park.
Washington METRO Subway System Metro stations can be found on both the Rt. 66 (Vienna - Orange Line) and Rt. 95 (Franconia/Springfield - Blue Line) corridors. The PRTC OmniRide system provides bus service to both stations.
Manassas National Battlefield Park Site of the first major battlefield (also known as the Battle of Bull Run)of the Civil War--and the equally important Second Battle of Manassas (which convinced General Lee to invade the Union's own home ground)--the Park is a "must see" for anyone who truly wishes to gain a sense for the Civil War.
Dale City Recreation Center If you want to work out in a comfortable, professional and friendly environment, then you will love Dale City Recreation Center
Arts Council - is an affiliate program that provides year-round programming in performance and cultural arts.
Freedom Aquatics Center The Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center has one of the largest, most beautiful, indoor natatoriums in Northern Virginia. Featuring a 50-meter competition pool that can hold multiple activities, a warm-water leisure pool with play features and beach entry, and a whirlpool spa where adults can relax after a workout, Freedom offers a pleasant and comfortable aquatic experience year-round.
Manassas Museum The current 7,000-square-foot building on eight acres opened in 1991. Permanent and temporary historical exhibits interpret Northern Virginia Piedmont history through artifacts, documents, videos, and images.
PW Chorale This organization was established on May 22, 1993, as the Prince William Chorale, a reorganization of the group previously known as the Manassas Choral Society which was established in 1967 by members of several area church choirs who were interested in singing a broader range of music.
Weems-Bott Museum The Weems-Botts House offers a fascinating history on Virginia's oldest chartered town, Dumfries, in addition to two of the more colorful personalities to have lived here: Mason Weems and Benjamin Botts.
Artemis Veterinary Emergency Our emergency hospital is specifically designed and equipped to provide highest quality critical care for your pet. Our staff is well-trained in emergency procedures. Whether a minor or major medical problem, we will provide your pet with the best possible care.
Northern Virginia Community Hospital - 164-bed general hospital located in the heart of Arlington, VA. Our facility offers convenient, comfortable, friendly and cutting edge treatment with a wide range of clinical inpatient and outpatient services for adults.
Arlington House - The house that Robert E. Lee called home for 30 years and one uniquely associated with the Washington and Custis families is preserved today as a memorial to General Lee, who gained the respect of Americans in both the North and South.
Virginia Railway Express - VRE provides commuter rail service from the Northern Virginia suburbs to Alexandria, Crystal City and downtown Washington, D.C.
Arlington Transit - ART operates within Arlington County, Virginia, supplementing Metrobus with smaller, neighborhood-friendly vehicles and providing access to Metrorail and Virginia Railway Express (VRE).
Fort C.F. Smith Park - this beautiful 19-acre site includes a scenic view of Washington, DC, a lush tree canopy, an open meadow, the lovely Hendry House and preserved earthworks of the Civil War fort built in 1863.
The American Century Theater - is dedicated to presenting great, important, and neglected plays of the Twentieth Century - what Henry Luce called "the American Century."
Office Of Sheriff The Office of Sheriff is responsible for the operation of the Detention Center, courthouse and courtroom security,service of all court legal documents, execution of court orders, transportation of prisoners, execution of arrest warrants, and general public safety and law enforcement.
Alexandria Fire Department The members of the Alexandria Fire Department are dedicated to serving those who live, visit and work in the City of Alexandria.
Alexandria Police The basic mission of the Police Department is to maintain law and order, protect persons and property, apprehend persons suspected of crime, direct and control traffic, investigate traffic accidents, and enforce all state and city criminal laws.
HCR Manorcare Health Services Alexandria HCR Manor Care is the leading owner and operator of long-term care centers in the United States. We have more than 500 skilled nursing centers, assisted living facilities, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and hospice and home health care offices across the nation.
Alexandria Library The Alexandria Library is an educational, user-oriented service institution providing free public access to recorded knowledge and ideas
Alexandria Black History Museum With more than 250 years of history and hospitality to its credit, Alexandria offers an array of historic and cultural attractions. Alexandria's many historic homes, churches, businesses and museums allow residents and visitors alike to experience the hand of the past that makes our city the charming and historic town it is today.
Alexandria Archaeology Museum Through the Alexandria Archaeology Museum the City of Alexandria, Virginia's archaeologists, volunteers and students work with citizens and developers to study and manage archaeological resources important to the community's past.
Fort Ward Fort Ward Museum interprets the site's history and offers exhibits on Civil War topics, education and interpretive programs, tours, lecture and video series, bus tours, and living history activities throughout the year.
Gadsby's Tavern The tavern was the setting for dancing assemblies, theatrical and musical performances, and meetings of local organizations.
Little Theatre of Alexandria Established in 1934 and located in historic Old Town Alexandria, the Little Theatre of Alexandria presents seven professional quality shows each season along with a series of original one act plays.
MetroStage MetroStage is a professional not-for-profit theater dedicated to producing plays by established and emerging playwrights, which are chosen for their social, political, literary and entertainment value.
Georgetown University Medical Center - is an internationally recognized academic medical center whose three-part mission of research, teaching and patient care is carried out with a strong emphasis on community outreach and public service.
George Washington University Medical Center - founded in 1824, GWUMC is an internationally recognized, interdisciplinary academic health care center comprising the School of Medicine and Health Sciences; School of Public Health and Health Services; GW Hospital, which is jointly operated by Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS); and GW Medical Faculty Associates, Inc. (MFA) which includes both the primary care and specialty practices of the medical faculty.
Howard University Hospital - has made an art of designing and implementing programs that position the hospital to continue its tradition of quality service in a highly fluid environment.
Sibley Memorial Hospital - we at Sibley Hospital are proud to be an integral part of this community. For 110 years, we have set our sights on providing compassionate and medically advanced care.
Washington Hospital Center - is the largest private hospital in the national's capital. A member of MedStar Health, the not-for-profit Hospital Center is licensed for 907 beds and, on average, operates at near capacity. Health services in primary, secondary and tertiary care are offered to adult and neonatal patients.
Anacostia Park is one of Washington, D.C.'s largest and most important recreation areas. Included in Anacostia Park is Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens and Kenilworth Marsh.
Baltimore-Washington Parkway Opened in 1954, the parkway is a 29-mile scenic highway that connects Baltimore, Maryland with Washington, D.C. The part of the parkway from Washington, D.C. to Fort Meade,Maryland is managed by the National Park Service.
Capitol Hill Parks Included in this group are Lincoln; Folger, Stanton; and Marion Parks; Maryland Avenue Triangles; Pennsylvania Avenue Medians; Squares and Triangles, including Seward Square, and Potomac Avenue Metro Stations, Twining Square; and otherinner-city triangles and squares.
Constitution Gardens is a living legacy to the founding of the republic as well as an oasis in the midst of a city landscape. The 50 acres of the park were originally beneath the Potomac River!
Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens constitutes some 700 acres and is part of Anacostia Park. The Park includes the "Gardens", Kenilworth Marsh, ballfields and recreational facilities
National Capital Parks-East NCP-East includes 12 major park areas at 98 locations that are a part of Washington, D.C. and its eastern environs. The park areas encompass over 8,000 acres and offer a wide array of historic, natural, and recreational areas.
Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nation's capital. It offers visitors an opportunity to reflect and soothe their spirits through the beauty of nature.
Amtrak rail America's only national passenger railroad system. Tickets may be purchased at Union Station, Amtrak's Travel Center (1721 K St. NW), New Carrollton (MD) station or Alexandria (VA) station.
American Airlines - offers a variety of fine wines from major wine growing regions throughout the world for your inflight pleasure.
County Sheriff's Office The Fauquier County Sheriff's Office goal is to provide quality service to our citizens and community through honor, professionalism, commitment, compassion, and accountability.
Warrenton Police Department The mission of the Warrenton Police Department is to work with the residents and businesses of the community to provide a safe and secure environment.
Fauquier Hospital Established in 1956, Fauquier Hospital is a non-profit community hospital serving Warrenton, Fauquier County and surrounding counties.
Fauquier County Library The library provides a number of special services in addition to offering a wide variety of informational and recreational reading materials. Many topics listed here alphabetically have links to more in-depth information.
Law library The Law Library's 380,000 volume collection, comfortable building, and service-oriented staff offers students and other users an excellent setting for study and research.
Monroe Park This new park is the only museum in Virginia solely dedicated to the history of gold and gold mining. Located in Goldvein, Virginia, it is a recreational place to relax and learn about local history and gold.
Sky Meadows State Park The land for this park was donated in 1975 by Paul Mellon of Upperville to the Commonwealth of Virginia. It consisted of 1,132 acres. The name Sky Meadows came from former owner Robert Hadow, who named the property "Skye Farm" after an island in Scotland.
Whitney State Forest The 147.5 acre forest offers excellent opportunities for environmental education and demonstration as well as hiking, biking and jogging.In addition to 20-year-old loblolly and slash pine groves, American chestnut seedlings have been planted in the cleared fields.
Lake Brittle The 77 acre Lake Brittle, on South Run, has a good red-ear population with fish weighing close to half a pound. It also has a strong walleye and channel catfish population.
Shenandoah River State Park Situated on the Shenandoah River with nearly 1,700 acres along six miles of shoreline, Virginia's newest state park opened in May 1999. A large riverside picnic area with shelters, trails, river access and a car-top boat launch make this a popular destination for families, anglers and canoeists alike.
Amtrak provides passenger rail service in Manassas, 20 miles north, and in Culpeper, 25 miles south.
Warrenton-Fauquier Airport The Mission of the Warrenton-Fauquier Airport is provide a safe and hospitable, general aviation, public use airport operated on a self-sustaining basis, to support business development and the aviation community
Monroe Park This new park is the only museum in Virginia solely dedicated to the history of gold and gold mining. Located in Goldvein, Virginia, it is a recreational place to relax and learn about local history and gold.
Old Jail Museum The complex includes the 1808 brick jail, converted to the jailer's residence and completed in 1823, and the parallel 1823 stone jail with its high-walled jail-yard.
Wineries and Vineyards The Fauquier County area has fifteen area wineries & vineyards to choose
from. Enjoy award-winning Virginia wines, wine tastings and tours, beautiful
views, relaxing picnics by the vines, and more
Veterinary Emergency Hospital
Artemis Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Services Our emergency hospital is specifically designed and equipped to provide highest quality critical care for your pet. Our staff is well-trained in emergency procedures. Whether a minor or major medical problem, we will provide your pet with the best possible care.
National Capital Poison Center The mission of the Poison Center is to prevent poisonings, save lives, and limit injury from poisoning. In addition to saving lives, the Center decreases health care costs of poisoning cases.
Graydon Manor Graydon Manor is dedicated to treating children and adolescents with serious emotional problems, while at the same time helping their families. Founded in 1957 as an inpatient treatment program by parents of children with special needs, Graydon Manor now provides a growing continuum of services. Graydon Manor began as, and remains, a private nonprofit organization.
Loudoun County Sheriff's Office The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is divided into five divisions: Field Operations, Special Operations, Criminal Investigations, Administration/Technical Services and Corrections/Courts Security. The Sheriff's Office uses these divisions to provide law enforcement and crime prevention services to citizens of Loudoun County on a 24-hour basis.
Commonwealth's Attorney The Commonwealth's Attorney, one of five Constitutional Officers in the Loudoun County Government, is responsible for the prosecution of criminal offenses in Loudoun County.
Loudoun County Treasurer Office The Loudoun County Treasurer's Office is responsible for the billing and collecting of taxes; issuing county vehicle license decals; and the investing, safeguarding, and disbursing of all county revenue.
Loudoun County Administrator The Office of the County Administrator is the highest level management office of the Loudoun County government. The County Administrator directs and supervises the day-to-day operations of all county departments and agencies which are under the direct control of the Board of Supervisors, pursuant to county ordinances and regulations.
Loudoun County Public Library The Loudoun County Public Library, the community's information center, provides free and equal access to a full variety of library resources and innovative technologies to enhance the quality of life and meet the informational, educational and cultural interests of the entire community.
National Sporting Library The National Sporting Library, a research center for horse and field sports, is an incomparable collection of over 13,000 books, periodicals, photographs, films, and manuscripts housed in a magnificent 15,000 square-foot facility. Paintings and sculptures by renowned sporting artists enhance the spacious Founders' Room, the John and Martha Daniels Reading Room and the F. Ambrose Clark Rare Book Room.
Thomas Balch Library Thomas Balch Library is a history and genealogy library owned and operated by the Town of Leesburg. Our collection includes over 10,000 books and periodicals, newspapers, maps, photographs, and manuscripts, and focuses on:
Ida Lee Park and Recreation Center Welcome to Ida Lee, your recreation, fitness, and aquatic resources. We invite you to learn more about our facility, programs, and services. When you have time, stop by for a tour. Our staff is here to help make your visit as pleasant as possible. Ida Lee staff strive to meet your recreational and fitness needs in a clean and friendly environment. Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of service to you. We hope you will enjoy our facility as much as we do!
Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve The word "banshee" is a Gaelic term for a female spirit and the word "reeks" is a Gaelic term for hills and dales. Legend has it that around the 1840s, the owner of the farm was of Irish or Scottish decent. After a night in town he came back to the farm and heard strange cries and sounds in the woods, what he thought might have been banshees. Since the farm was very hilly, he is supposed to have said that he heard, "banshees in the reeks." In the years since, the name has become Banshee Reeks.
Loudoun County Commuter Bus Service The Loudoun County-sponsored system of commuter buses provides weekday bus service to Washington D.C., the Pentagon and Roslyn from stops in Purcellville, Hamilton, Leesburg and Sterling. The buses are operated by Yellow Bus Lines.
Leesburg Executive Airport Leesburg has the distinct advantage of operating its own municipal airport. International flights can clear customs without visiting another U.S airport first. The airport's 5,500-foot runway, with an adjacent FAA Flight Service Station, Piedmont Hawthorne's American Beechcraft Service Center, and a jet facility, is used increasingly by corporations that need to house their private aircraft nearby.
Dulles Area Transportation Association The Dulles Area Transportation Association (DATA) is a Transportation Management Association (TMA) that identifies transportation needs; advocates steps to meet those needs; and provides a forum for members and other concerned parties to be informed of opportunities and participate in timely actions that will bring about a more effective transportation system.
Dulles Corridor Rail Association The Dulles Corridor Rail Association (DCRA) is a nonprofit membership organization formed to advocate rail in the Dulles corridor by 2010, sooner if feasible. DCRA advises decision makers on transit-related issues, including funding, operations, station location and access, and use, and implementation issues.
Bluemont Concert Series Bluemont Concert Series is a volunteer-based non-profit organization that presents a wide variety of affordable, high quality events and activities in the communities and schools throughout Loudoun County, northwest and central Virginia. Bluemont presents 300-350 events each year in public and private partnerships of all sizes. Bluemont`s Summer Concerts have become tradition in many communities; those same artists also perform at local healthcare facilities. Its sizable Artist-In- Education program brings hundreds of artists into Virginia schools each year.
Doukenie Winery Doukénie Winery is part of Windham Farm and is a lovely 500-acre farm set in the rolling hills of Northern Virginia where one can enjoy a quiet afternoon in the country and a picnic by the pond.
Lost Creek Winery We invite everyone to stop by for a winery tour and to sample our wines. Whether you are a wine enthusiast, new to wine drinking, a tourist, or just passing through, you will find something to enjoy in our wines, our cozy tasting room, our outdoor patio and our light gourmet fare. We also pride ourselves in selling local products, arts and crafts.
Loudoun Ballet the first regional youth ballet in Loudoun County, was founded in 1978 by former Artistic Director, Ms. Sheila Hoffmann-Robertson. Now under the guidance of Artistic Director Maureen Miller, the Company continues to grow and thrive.
Loudoun Chorale s a community-based volunteer organization of local artists who strive to present a quality program of choral music to its patrons.
Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum Plant a seed in your young farmer's imagination and watch it grow at one of the Metro area's newest museums. At the Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum, you can meet Milkie the Cow, travel back in time to the Waxpool General Store and be a farmer for a day. Your family will reap the rewards of time well spent.
The Loudoun Symphony Orchestra The Loudoun Symphony provides a spectrum of classical music by presenting a season of concerts featuring these three ensembles. It rounds out its cultural offerings through chamber music concerts, children's concerts, and collaborations with other arts organizations. The Board of Directors of the non-profit, unaffiliated Loudoun Symphony Association, Inc. is composed of dedicated area supporters of the fine arts.
Master Singers of Virginia The Master Singers is a 28 member choral ensemble bringing a variety of choral works of the highest artistic quality to the people of the Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. area. These works include the great choral masterpieces of the 16th through the 20th centuries as well as contemporary.
Oatlands Carriage House Theatre When you visit Oatlands, take a close look. It won't take long - about 200 years. Begin with the 22-room Greek Revival house that was once the center of a thriving 3,400-acre plantation. Meander through four acres of formal gardens and connecting terraces. Marvel at the 1810 greenhouse, the second oldest of its type in America.
Aldie Mill - Virginia Outdoors Foundation At Aldie Mill, a working mill owned and operated by the Virginia Outdoors Foundation, the unique heritage of water-powered gristmills is remembered and preserved. The restored Aldie Mill, an imposing four-story brick structure with tandem metal waterwheels, offers visitors and students a glimpse of how life was lived in the rural South during a time when the Mill served as a vital center of the community
Ball`s Bluff Battlefield Regional Park Surrounding the Ball's Bluff National Cemetery, this regional park preserves the site of the Battle of Ball's Bluff, the largest Civil War engagement to take place in Loudoun County. Hiking trails and interpretive signs aid in understanding this important and tragic part of American history.
Village Winery The Village Winery and its ten acres of vineyards are just outside the heart of the village of Waterford, a National Historic Landmark. The winery is housed is a resotred farm structure next to our large, old bank barn.