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The Winery at Bull Run

The Winery at Bull Run is adjacent to Manassas National Battlefield Park, the scene of two historic American Civil War battles.
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The Winery at Bull Run

Everywhere you look The Winery at Bull Run pays homage to its historical roots.
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The Winery at Bull Run

Enjoy delicious Virginia wine at The Winery at Bull Run.
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Claude Moore Colonial Farm

Claude Moore Colonial Farm brings history to life.
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Colvin Run Mill

Colvin Run Mill
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Great Falls Park

Great Falls National Park in autumn.
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Great Falls Park

Great Falls National Park
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Great Falls Park

Great Falls National Park is a great family-friendly spot to visit.
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George Washington's Distillery and Gristmill

George Washington's Distillery and Gristmill, located only a couple of miles from his Mount Vernon Estate.
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Gunston Hall

Gunston Hall was home to George Mason, a Founding Father and the author of the Virginia Bill of Rights.
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Gunston Hall

The approach to George Mason's Gunston Hall.
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

The Space Shuttle Discovery is one of the many attractions in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center's James S. McDonnell Space Hangar.
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

The Space Shuttle Discovery, NASA's most traveled orbiter, arrived at the Udvar-Hazy Center in April of 2013.
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center's stunning Boeing Aviation Hangar.
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

This Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird accrued about 2,800 hours of flight time during 24 years of active service with the U.S. Air Force. On its last flight on March 6, 1990, Lt. Col. Ed Yielding and Lt. Col. Joseph Vida set a speed record by flying from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. in 1 hour, 4 minutes, and 20 seconds, averaging 3,418 kilometers (2,124 miles) per hour. At the flight's conclusion, they landed at Washington Dulles International Airport and turned the airplane over to the Smithsonian.
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Lake Anne Village Center

Robert E. Simon, Reston's founder, has his own statue at Lake Anne Plaza in Reston.
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Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

The public Korean Bell Garden and Pavilion at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens is the only one of its kind in the entire Western Hemisphere.
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George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens

The mansion at George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens.
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George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens

A trip to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens is the perfect family adventure.
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George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens

Costumed actors bring Mount Vernon to life on a daily basis. You may even get lucky and meet President Washington when you visit!
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Paradise Springs Winery

Paradise Springs Winery in Clifton was Fairfax County's first operating winery and is situated on land handed down from Lord Fairfax, the namesake of the County.
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Paradise Springs Winery

Paradise Springs has produced a variety of award-winning wines.
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House

The Pope-Leighey House is a suburban home designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright and sits on the grounds of Woodlawn Plantation.
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Sully History Site

An oasis of the past, Sully Historic Site was completed in 1799 by Richard Bland Lee, who was Northern Virginia's first Representative to Congress, as well as Confederate General Robert E. Lee's uncle.
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The Barns at Wolf Trap

Made up of two adjacent 18th Century barns, The Barns at Wolf Trap is owned and operated by the Wolf Trap Foundation and is a year-round facility with performances during the fall, winter, and spring.The Barns also serves as the home of the Wolf Trap Opera Company during the summer.
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The Barns at Wolf Trap

Made up of two adjacent 18th Century barns, The Barns at Wolf Trap is owned and operated by the Wolf Trap Foundation and is a year-round facility with performances during the fall, winter, and spring.The Barns also serves as the home of the Wolf Trap Opera Company during the summer.
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The Filene Center at Wolf Trap

Located at America's National Park for the Performing Arts, Wolf Trap's majestic Filene Center provides the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with a magical outdoor venue for world-class performances of every genre. Operated in partnership with the National Park Service, the Filene Center houses more than 90 performances annually from late May to early September. An added bonus: you can bring your own picnic, complete with wine or beer, into the venue to enjoy on their sprawling lawn.
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The Filene Center at Wolf Trap

Located at America's National Park for the Performing Arts, Wolf Trap's majestic Filene Center provides the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with a magical outdoor venue for world-class performances of every genre. Operated in partnership with the National Park Service, the Filene Center houses more than 90 performances annually from late May to early September. An added bonus: you can bring your own picnic, complete with wine or beer, into the venue to enjoy on their sprawling lawn.
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The Filene Center at Wolf Trap

Located at America's National Park for the Performing Arts, Wolf Trap's majestic Filene Center provides the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with a magical outdoor venue for world-class performances of every genre. Operated in partnership with the National Park Service, the Filene Center houses more than 90 performances annually from late May to early September. An added bonus: you can bring your own picnic, complete with wine or beer, into the venue to enjoy on their sprawling lawn.
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The Filene Center at Wolf Trap

Located at America's National Park for the Performing Arts, Wolf Trap's majestic Filene Center provides the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with a magical outdoor venue for world-class performances of every genre. Operated in partnership with the National Park Service, the Filene Center houses more than 90 performances annually from late May to early September. An added bonus: you can bring your own picnic, complete with wine or beer, into the venue to enjoy on their sprawling lawn.
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Workhouse Arts Center

Watch some of the Workhouse Arts Center's resident glassblowers craft incredible pieces of art on your visit to this historical haven for the arts.
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Workhouse Arts Center

Browse the many studios of the artists in residence at the Workhouse Arts Center, shop for unique handmade gifts, or stroll through the courtyard on your visit to this one-of-a-kind attraction in Fairfax County.
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Workhouse Arts Center

The Workhouse Arts Center is a stunning 55-acre cultural center in Lorton, VA. Once an old prison that housed some of the women suffragists campaigning for the right to vote, this historical building has been restored and revitalized to bring arts, education, history and recreation to the community.
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