Attractions and Things to do in Springfield VA & Alexandria VA


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Springfield, being the main business center in the southern part of Fairfax County, is obviously capable of drawing quite the crowd. But it's not all business all the time in the Springfield/Alexandria area. These cities also offer plenty of great attractions. Check out the list of fun things to do in Alexandria and Springfield VA and start planning your visit today.

  • Arcadia Farm

    Arcadia Farm

    9000 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309

    Arcadia Farm is located just a few short miles from downtown Washington, DC, on the historic grounds of Woodlawn Estate. Arcadia’s demonstration farm and educational children’s garden currently encom…

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  • Belle Haven Marina Sailboat Instruction

    Belle Haven Marina

    6401 George Washington Memorial Pkwy, Alexandria, VA 22307

    Founded in 1975, the Mariner Sailing School in Alexandria, Virginia has become the largest full time Sailing School in the Washington, D.C. area. Our school is owned and operated by sailors, and offer…

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  • Collingwood Exterior

    Collingwood Library and Museum on Americanism

    8301 East Boulevard Drive, Alexandria, VA 22308

    Located on the banks of the Potomac River and surrounded by woods and gardens, the Collingwood Library and Museum on Americanism is a perfect setting for your next event. The main building and grounds…

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  • Flight Trampoline Park

    Flight Trampoline Park

    7200 Fullerton Road, Springfield, VA 22150

    Flight Trampoline Park is a cutting-edge entertainment, fitness and sports facility unlike anything you have ever experienced. The first of its kind, Flight Trampoline Park is the ultimate venue for a…

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  • Franconia Museum

    6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA 22310

    The Franconia Museum is a private museum dedicated to preserving the past, present, and future of the Franconia area through pictures, artifacts, and stories.

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  • Great Waves Water Park at Cameron Run

    Great Waves at Cameron Run

    4001 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304

    There’s fun for everyone at Great Waves!! Catch a wave in the wave pool or twist and turn down four-story water slides plus so much more!

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  • Gum Springs Entrance

    Gum Springs Historical Society and Museum

    8100 Fordson Rd., Gum Springs, VA 22306

    Gum Springs was founded by West Ford, a former slave owned by George Washington’s family, who acquired the property in 1833. Gum Springs became a refuge for runaways and recently freed slaves to live.…

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  • Hidden Pond Nature Center

    Hidden Pond Nature Center

    8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield, VA 22152

    The nature center, which is accessible to everyone, features exhibits and live displays which orient you to the park and the natural world of Fairfax County.

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  • Huntley Meadows Park

    Huntley Meadows Park

    3701 Lockheed Boulevard, Alexandria, VA 22306

    Huntley Meadows Park, the largest park in Fairfax County, contains 1,425 acres of diverse habitat including wetlands, meadows and mature forest. Some of the best wildlife watching in the Washington ar…

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  • Lake Accotink

    Lake Accotink

    7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield, VA 22150

    Facilities and activities vary by season and include canoe, rowboat and pedal boat rentals, fishing, tour-boat rides, a boat launch, bait and tackle sales, a nine-green double holed miniature golf cou…

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  • Laurel Grove School

    Laurel Grove School

    6840 Beulah St., Alexandria, VA 22310

    Closed in 1932, the Laurel Grove School has been restored by family descendants and interested citizens to tell the unique story of the community’s refusal to narrow its ambitions. Of all the colored …

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  • Pope-Leighey/Frank Lloyd Wright House

    Pope-Leighey/Frank Lloyd Wright House

    9000 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309

    Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House stands as a classic example of Usonian architecture, a style intended to be both affordable and distinctly American. The Pope-Leighey House was commissioned in …

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  • River Farm

    River Farm

    7931 East Boulevard Dr., Alexandria, VA 22308

    Headquarters of the American Horticultural Society, River Farm was once owned by George Washington. Overlooking the Potomac River, the farm is comprised of 25 acres of landscaped lawn and gardens, inc…

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  • TopGolf


    6625 S. Van Dorn Street, Alexandria, VA 22315

    TopGolf is more than just a golf driving range – it is a revolutionary sports entertainment complex combining games with great food and an environment you can enjoy year-round with friends and family …

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  • Woodlawn Estate

    Woodlawn Estate

    9000 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309

    Built between 1800 and 1805, this Georgian-style mansion was designed by Dr. William Thornton, architect of the first U.S. Capitol. Woodlawn was the home of Eleanor Custis and Lawrence Lewis, Martha W…

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