Plan for Vacation – Prince William VA Trip Ideas

Plan for Vacation – Prince William VA Trip Ideas

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54% of Americans failed to use all their vacation time last year resulting in 662 million unused vacation days. January 30th is National Plan for Vacation Day.

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Whether you enjoy hiking to scenic views or visiting historic sites, planning a trip to the following Prince William destinations will help you get the most out of your annual vacation days. Here are some of the top attractions in Prince William County according to Trip Advisor:

History + Culture

Manassas Battlefield

Manassas Battlefields

Stand where Stonewall Jackson earned his nickname on the hallowed ground of the Manassas National Battlefield Park. This 5,000 acre park offers walking, hiking, biking and driving trails.


Marine Corps Museum

Marine Corps Museum

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the U.S. Marine history at The National Museum of the Marine Corps. Experience the intensity of boot camp, test your rifle firing skills and bravely land on Iwo-Jima on D-Day in 1945 as part of the museum’s interactive exhibits. Situated on a 135-acre site adjacent to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, the museum is open daily and admission is free.

Outdoor + Nature

Prince William Forest Park

Prince William Forest Park

Pitch your tent in the 15,000 acres of Prince William Forest Park the largest green space in the DMV. For those who want to stay the weekend there are 1930s-era cabins which housed spies in training during World War II.

Sports + Games

Potomac Nationals at Pfitzer Stadium

Potomac Nationals at Pfitzner Stadium

Bring your baseball mitt and test your catching skills as you try to snag a foul ball from the stands. Kids and adults alike will enjoy collecting autographs and boobleheads as you enjoy a Potomac Nationals Minor League Baseball game at Pfitzner Stadium.  

Food + Drinks

Winery at La Grange
Winery at La Grange

Savor the moment and the view as you sample flight of eight wines at The Winery at La Grange. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Winery at La Grange is family and pet friendly.  

Madigan's Waterfront

Madigan's Waterfront

Kick back and delight your taste buds with expertly prepared seafood at the Topside Deck of Madigan’s Waterfront located on the Occoquan River in historic Occoquan.

Art + Music

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Hylton Performing Arts Center

Experience unparalleled performances of artists and performers from around the world at the Hylton Performing Art Center. This world-class venue offers an intimate setting for a variety of art, music, theater and dance productions. 


Jiffy Lube Live

Jiffy Lube Live

See the hottest stars perform live! Jiffy Lube Live’s outdoor amphitheater is the largest music-oriented venue in the Metro DC area.

Shops + Boutiques


Potomac Mills Mall

Potomac Mills Mall

Take a trip to Potomac Mills - Virginia’s largest outlet mall, featuring more than 200 shops and eateries. This indoor outlet shopping mecca includes brand favorites like Coach Factory, Nike Factory, Last Call by Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH. If being outdoor is more you thing, the area also boasts outdoor favorites like Virginia Gateway home to Cabela's and more and Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, home to Wegmans.


Historic Occoquan

Historic Occoquan

Explore art galleries, jewelry stores, antiques showrooms, specialty shops and gourmet treats as you stroll along the streets of Historic Occoquan. Nestled along the banks of the Occoquan River, this original 18th Century mill town offers a unique shopping and dining experience.

Bed + Breakfast


Inn at Evergreen

Inn at Evergreen

Spend your nights at the Inn at Evergreen. This 11-bedroom Civil War Era mansion in Haymarket, Virginia offers a perfect blend of modern amenities and historic charm.

Need a room?  Find affordable hotels in Prince William County, Manassas, Gainesville, Woodbridge, and more here >>>

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