Things to Do in Prince William & Manassas
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If you are looking for things to do in Northern Virginia, you should take a trip to Prince William & Manassas. Located only 30 minutes outside of Washington, DC, Prince William & Manassas serves as DC and NOVA’s playground with numerous historical sites, museums, parks, and attractions that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Take a moment to explore our many attractions, dining options, events, and itineraries to find the perfect trip. 

Are you a history buff? Take a look at our historic sites including Manassas National Battlefield Park, the location of the First and Second Battles of Manassas/Bull Run, and the National Museum of the Marine Corps, a modern museum that pays homage to the history of the Marines.

Appreciate the outdoors? As DC’s playground, Prince William & Manassas is home to some of the best parks in Northern Virginia. Prince William Forest Park has the largest Piedmont Forest in the National Park Service and is a beautiful place to take a hike or get on your bike! Leesylvania State Park is a beautiful park with water activities and a small beach that is perfect for sinking your toes in the sand.

Looking for an escape? Small towns, local dining, and wineries and craft breweries make Prince William & Manassas the perfect place to get away from your day to day. Whether you want to relax by shopping, eating, or sipping on some wine, we have everything you need to refresh! 


With all of the Virginia attractions, it can be difficult to choose what to do on your trip to Virginia. Attractions in VA range from national parks to Virginia breweries. Finding a day trip from DC or indoor fun for kids is simple in Prince William & Manassas. We are home to some of the most popular Virginia points of interest including Historic Occoquan, wonderful golf courses, and Civil War battlefields. It is good for people to take weekend trips from their hometown to experience all of the wonderful and fun things to do in NOVA!

Whether you are looking for things to do today or things to do this weekend, our calendar is full of exciting things to do with kids. Looking for specific places to visit? Check out our towns and cities for information about the unique places in Northern VA.

Looking for unique experiences in Virginia? Visit our blog to learn about some of the less known attractions in VA and to learn about some of the important businesses and attractions located in Prince William County and Manassas, VA. On our blog you will find information about girly getaways, golf vacations, free things to do, seasonal experiences, and dog-friendly excursions. Make sure to be part of the conversation online by following us on our social media channels and using the hashtag, #DiscoverPWM. You can also use these popular hashtags to help us raise awareness about the fun things to do in Prince William County & Manassas: #VAOutdoors and #LoveVA.

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Explore our vast array of attractions and destinations such as the National Museum of the Marine Corps, the Manassas National Battlefield Park, Splash Down Waterpark, and much more! 


Take a moment and learn about our great festivals, local fairs, and historic events happening in Prince William & Manassas by meandering over to our event calendar. 


Need some help crafting your perfect vacation? Take a look at some of our sample itineraries designed with a specific group in mind. 

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