Take Back Your Vacation Days and #CrushFriday with these Things To Do in Prince William, VA (3/02)

Take Back Your Vacation Days and #CrushFriday with these Things To Do in Prince William, VA (3/02)

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662 million unused vacation days went to waste in the U.S. last year! American’s need a wake-up call to take back their vacation time. We’re going to start by crushing Fridays! Start your weekend getaway early and take off Fridays this year.

Looking to #CrushFriday? We’re here to help. Whether you’re looking to showcase your ice skating skills, soak in some American history, sample our tasty eats and drinks, or dance the night away – Prince William has a little something for everyone looking to start their weekend getaway.

Come back to this blog for updates on new fun ways to take back your Fridays!

History + Culture

National Museum of the Marine Corps

18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Triangle, VA 22172
(703) 432-1775

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.

Boutiques + Shops


2901 Potomac Mills Cir
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(888) 888-4532


Peruse the showrooms to find the perfect furniture or décor for your home at IKEA. Stop by their restaurant before you leave to enjoy a tasty Swedish meal. IKEA is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today.

Sports + Games

Autobahn Indoor Speedway

Manassas Mall
8300 Sudley Rd
Manassas, VA 20109
(571) 762-2100

Autobahn Indoor Speedway

Experience the adrenaline rush of European-style indoor go-kart racing by reaching speeds of up to 50 mph. The Autobahn Indoor Speedway is located inside Manassas Mall and is the largest completely indoor go-carting facility in Virginia. Open today from 11 a.m. – midnight.


14517 Potomac Mills Rd
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 490-4180

(photo credit: LaserQuest)

Start your weekend off right! Enjoy all you can play live-action laser tag at LaserQuest in Woodbridge. Their Dusk Till Dark event is from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. tonight and includes pizza.

Food + Drinks

Tin Cannon Brewing Company

7679 Limestone Dr #130
Gainesville, VA 20155
(571) 248-0489

Tin Cannon Brewing

What’s better than kicking back with a tasty craft beer? How about beer and bacon. Enjoy a pint of Tin Cannon beer while sampling some bacon-goodness from the Bacon Weakling.

Water’s End Brewery

12425 Dillingham Sq
Lake Ridge, VA 22192
(571) 285-1997

Waters End Brewery

Whether you are a craft beer enthusiast or simply looking to quench your thirst with a tasty brew, Water’s End Brewery doesn't disappoint. Open at noon on Fridays. Head in and sample their brewer-recommended flight combination.

Music + Art

2018 Best Picture Film Festival

Regal Cinemas
8001 Gateway Promenade Pl
Gainesville, VA 20155
(844) 462-7342

Regal Cinemas Film Festival(photo credit: Regal Cinemas)

Are you prepared for the Oscars this Sunday? Regal Cinemas Virginia Gateway is hosting a Best Picture Film Festival through Sunday, March 4th. Get your Series Pass for $35 at the box office and enjoy the shows.

Now that you’ve got plenty of options to #CrushFriday, make it a weekend getaway, so you have plenty of time to explore all that Prince William County has to offer. Need a room? Find affordable hotels in Prince William County, Manassas, Gainesville, Woodbridge and more

Spotlight Hotel:

Candlewood Suites Manassas

11220 Balls Ford Rd
Manassas, VA 20109
(703) 530-0550

Candlewood Suites Manassas
(Photo credit: Candlewood Suites Manassas)

The Candlewood Suites Manassas is conveniently located in near Interstate 66 and Route 234 in Manassas providing guests a variety of restaurant and shopping opportunities. For guests looking to explore Civil War history, this location provides easy access to local historic sites including Manassas National Battlefield, Henry Hill Visitors Center and Ben Lomond Historic Site


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