Spring Break - Cherry Blossom, History and More!
Whether you’re on spring break, or wanting to see the Cherry Blossom Festival, Prince William & Manassas is the perfect place to stay and visit this spring. Just 30 miles from the nation's capital we offer affordable hotel rooms and numerous outdoor activities. Come explore D.C.’s Playground with national, state, and local parks always offering family-fun activities for all ages. So get the family active and outdoors this spring, enjoy some shopping and create lasting family memories.
Soak in the warmer weather and visit Prince William Forest Park, where campers, hikers, bikers, and nature lovers are all welcome to explore the 15,000 acre woodland. With more than 40 miles of trails, it’s sure to keep everyone in the family entertained. Experience the magic of the battlefields with the innovation of technology. Take a mobile tour of the Battle of Bristoe Station which includes seven stops around a 50 miles radius. Visitors are given QR codes at each stop which link to maps, pictures and short narratives. Looking to be out on the water? Leeslyvania State Park has extensive fishing, canoeing and kayaking opportunities. Visitors can also test their fitness level with a 20 station trail focusing on balance, strength training, cardio work, and stretching.
Want to get in some spring shopping? Stop by Potomac Mills, the Washington D.C. area’s largest outlet mall, featuring more than 220 stores. The indoor outlet also offers over 25 eateries and the AMC Potomac Mills 18 Theatres with IMAX. Visit the new restaurants including Bobby’s Burger Palace or Bahama Breeze.
For a more unique shopping experience drive to historic Occoquan where families can walk through the streets, shopping and enjoying the quaint town. Stroll through Polka Dot Diva and purchase a diva gift or visit family-owned Puzzle Palooza. Stop in the Pink Bicycle Tea Room to enjoy an afternoon tea-tasting or step aboard a Rivershore Charters boat for a relaxing cruise along the Occoquan river. Make sure to grab a sandwich at The Blue Arbor Café. Or sit down and relax overlooking the Occoquan River for a more formal meal at the Madigan’s Waterfront.
Prince William & Manassas offers a variety of activities for all ages and interests. Book your hotel today with our many local options through our deal finder, Book Direct, for special spring break rates!