Monday, January 14, 2013

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Attractions & Things to do in Reston, VA - FXVA

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Herndon and Reston VA attractions


Herndon and Reston VA offer a plethora of amenities and great things to do. In fact, Reston Virginia was actually the first post-war planned community in America, and now holds the title of "most populous city in Fairfax County." That being said, you won't be left without something to entertain you. But fret not, both of these cities still hold on to the small town charm they've always had. Take a look at the list below and find several activities that are sure to provide days of entertainment.
  • ArtSpace Herndon

    750 Center Street, Herndon, VA 20172
    ArtSpace Herndon is a community art gallery created and supported by art lovers in the greater Herndon area. ArtSpace Herndon is a gathering place to celebrate the arts, showcasing artwork and events …
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  • Council for the Arts of Herndon

    730 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20172
    CAH creates opportunities for local artists to showcase their talents, provides local arts programming, fosters the development of artists and audiences, and improves opportunities for people who have…
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  • 2709 West Ox Rd., Herndon, VA 20171
    Frying Pan Farm Park recreates a time of great transition in rural America, from the 1920s to the 1940s, which included the advent of the tractor, the milking machine, mechanical bailers among many ad…
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  • Industrial Strength Theatre

    269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon, VA 20170
    Industrial Strength Theatre's Elden Street Players were founded in 1988 and have been committed to providing affordable, high-quality theatrical productions.  As a community theatre, our all…
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  • Jo Ann Rose Gallery

    1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston, VA 20190
    The Jo Ann Rose Gallery is located at the Lake Anne Village Center, the center of historic Reston. With its professional art exhibitions, adjacent warming kitchen (rented separately), and convenient a…
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  • 1609 Washington Plaza N., Reston, VA 20190
    Lake Anne Plaza is the historic “heart and soul” of Reston, Virginia and the center of local living in our community. Reminiscent of a European coastal village where people live, work and play, this …
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  • 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston, VA 20190
    Lake Fairfax Park's 476 acres include an 18-acre lake, The Water Mine - an outdoor swimming pool enveloped by a lazy river, seasonal fishing, campgrounds, picnic areas, trails, party areas, a carousel…
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  • 1639 Washington Plaza, Reston, VA 20190
    The Reston Museum offers walking tours, community exhibits and children’s workshops, and features a collection of materials related to Reston's history from 1965 to the present. These materials includ…
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  • Reston Town Center

    11900 Market St., Reston, VA 20190
    Reston Town Center combines elements of the ideal downtown: the vitality of an Italian piazza, the diversity of a French boulevard. Fountain Square serves as a beautiful centerpiece for the open air p…
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  • Reston Zoo

    1228 Hunter Mill Rd., Vienna, VA 22182
    A 30-acre, family-friendly zoo, the Reston Zoo’s “Zoofari” wagon rides take young and old to see zebras, antelope, bison, ostrich, and more. The zoo also features alligators, camels, a reptile house, …
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  • SkateQuest Ice Rink

    1800 Michael Faraday Ct., Reston, VA 20190
    SkateQuest Ice Rink’s main attraction is public skating sessions. Get out on the ice and join us!
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  • Woody's Golf Range

    11801 Leesburg Pike, Herndon, VA 20170
    Offering award-winning Miniature Golf (Perils of the Lost Jungle), a Driving Range with artificial and Bermuda Grass tees, Batting Cages and the ONLY PGA sanctioned driving range game (Ironmasters Cha…
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Embassy Suites Dulles Airport is in the Heart of Fairfax County and close to the Main Attractions of Herndon and Reston, Virginia.

All guests of Embassy Suites Dulles Airport enjoy:

  • Free Cooked to Order Breakfast
  • Evening Reception with complimentary drinks and snacks
  • Area Shuttle to Herndon and Reston attractions  in 3 mile radius of hotel
  • Fitness Center
  • Indoor Pool

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