PWC Directory

Complete Site Directory

Thanks for visiting our site. The following is a complete list of our web site's contents.


Eat What You Want
Event Calendar
Planning Your Trip
Retail Therapy
Stay Where You Like
Things to Do

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. 

Arts & Entertainment

Arts lovers will rejoice at the many cultural and entertainment options throughout the destination, including the Hylton Performing Arts Center  and the area’s largest outdoor concert venue, Jiffy Lube Live.

Civil War Experience

Just 30 miles from the nation's capital, Prince William & Manassas offers affordable hotel rooms and numerous outdoor activities. Come explore our historic sites and outdoor attractions offering family-fun activities for all ages. Get the family active and outdoors, enjoy some shopping and create lasting family memories.


Located just outside of our nation's capital, Prince William & Manassas offers 12 championship golf courses including some of the best courses in the entire state of Virginia. 

History and Museums

Rich in history and heritage, Prince William & Manassas serve as one of the most authentic and commemorated places to go in Virginia. Discover the site of the first large scale battle of the Civil War, the place where Light Horse Harry Lee, the grandfather of the Revolutionary War once resided and more. Learning takes center stage as you explore the National Museum of the Marine Corps or tour the Manassas Museum in Old Town Manassas.

National Parks

Prince William & Manassas’ majestic parks provide a wide range of activities as well as a rich historical significance within the area.


Bike, hike, canoe or fish and experience the beauty of Prince William & Manassas first-hand. With more than 25,000 acres of green space, 160 miles of trails and numerous parks, including Leesylvania State Park, there are endless opportunities here to enjoy the great outdoors.

Sports & Recreation

Prince William & Manassas is home to a variety of golf courses, minor league baseball and a plethora of sporting options for your enjoyment.

Towns and Cities

Explore the many quaint towns and cities that form Prince William & Manassas, including Occoquan, Dumfries, Historic Manassas, Haymarket and many others.


The majority of the Bristow Area was previously part of the Linton's Ford Plantation, owned by the Linton Family from the 18th century. 


Dumfries, the largest town in Prince William County, was chartered in 1749. 


Learn more about this area that once served as a changing point for stagecoach horses on the Fauquier & Alexandria Turnpike.


Discover this area which owes its location to an abandoned Indian hunting path which became Old Carolina Road.


Known for Civil War history, Manassas also has a wonderful museum system and charming Old Town historic district, perfect for a day trip in Virginia. 


Learn more about this town that served as the center of a farming community with cattle and dairy farms and became a town and intermediate stop on the Orange & Alexandria Railway in 1865


Discover more about this quaint town located on the river.


Learn more about the only town in the U.S. that is completely surrounded by a Marine Corps Base.


Woodbridge is at the intersection of old and new, historic and modern, traditional and contemporary.

150th Commemorative Reenactment of the Battle of 1st Manassas/Bull Run

View photos from the 150th Anniversary Reenactment of the American Civil War and the Battle of First Manassas/Bull Run in Gainesville, Virginia.

Bristoe Station Campaign Mobile Tour
Travel the roads soldiers took during the Bristoe Station Battle through the new Bristoe Station Mobile Tour. The 50-mile route connects visitors to images, audio and maps that bring to life the events and stops that were part of this 1863 campaign.
Heritage Trail

Explore the 25 sites within Prince William & Manassas designated as part of the Heritage Trail.


Experience the Civil War through the eyes of those who lived it.  Learn more about the roles of women, children and African Americans during the Civil War.


Explore a complete listing of lodging options for your visit to Price William & Manassas.

Bed & Breakfasts

Enjoy a romantic getaway at one of the quaint bed and breakfasts throughout the area.


Nature enthusiasts will love the area camping facilities and parks that are available year-round and include a number of amenities.

Extended Stay

Staying for business?  Our extended stay lodging options provide the perfect setting for work and play.


Whether staying for a night or a week, choose from a variety of area hotels in Prince William & Manassas.


Find your new favorite restaurant by browsing a complete list of dining options available in Prince William & Manassas. 

Beer, Wine, & Spirits

For the ultimate vacation experience, you should check out our wonderful historic attractions and go for tastings at all of our local breweries, wineries, and distilleries.

Farmer's Markets

Visit one of the many farmers markets taking place throughout Prince William & Manassas each week for the freshest produce, fruit and more.

Restaurants And Bars

Tempt your palate with a variety of rich and delicious food and drink from national and locally owned restaurants and bars.

Find Us

Traveling to Prince William & Manassas has never been easier! Click “Find Us” above for information on how to arrive via car, bus, train, or plane. 

My Trip Planner

Stay organized by adding attractions and destinations to your Trip Planner while browsing our website!

Visitor Centers

Stop by one of our fully staffed Visitor Information Centers that provide an abundance of information regarding attractions, dining, and other local destinations within Prince William & Manassas! 

Shopping Malls
Specialty Shopping
Board Meetings
Board of Directors
Learn More

Connect with Discover Prince William & Manassas' history as you explore the beginnings of this destination.


New to the area? Discover Prince William & Manassas can help you settle in and explore your new town.

Useful Links

List of resources for organizations within Prince William & Manassas.

Group Information

Discover Prince William & Manassas can help you plan for your next group tour, providing support for Adult and Student tours, Reunions and more.


Plan your next tour for your Adult Group tour using our sample itineraries and working with Discover Prince William & Manassas to plan a memorable experience.


We have a wide selection of meeting spaces to suit your meeting needs from hotels to unique historical properties and more!.


Whether you are getting together with cousins or comrades, Prince William County and Manassas is a perfect destination for your next reunion.


Planning a tournament or competition? Prince William & Manassas offers a variety of venues to accommodate your tournament needs.


Step out of the classroom and experience America’s history firsthand with a trip to Prince William & Manassas, VA.

Family Reunions

We understand the importance of catching up, reuniting and gathering together with family. What better place to plan a reunion than Prince William & Manassas with our many hotels and family fun activities.

Military Reunions

With our close proximity to Washington DC and being home to the National Museum of the Marine Corps and Quantico Marine Corps Base we are a perfect place to hold your next reunion.


Feature Article

5 Reasons To Visit Prince William & Manassas This Holiday Season
by Jordan McElwain, Nov 25, 2015

Here comes Santa Claus! Visit Santa, get your holiday shopping done, attend exciting events, and buy some wine for your table. Prince William & Manassas is the perfect place to go to celebrate the holiday season with your family.

What DiscoverPWM Is Thankful For
by Jordan McElwain, Nov 24, 2015

Thanksgiving is a great time to gather around with family and think about all of the things that we are grateful for! See what the staff at Discover Prince William & Manassas are most thankful for.

Where To Shop This Holiday Season
by Jordan McElwain, Nov 20, 2015

Wondering where you can find unique gifts and great deals? Prince William & Manassas is a one stop shop for your holiday gift list.

Fall Family Fun
by Jordan McElwain, Nov 18, 2015

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year that is perfect for sharing new and different experiences with your family, and Prince William & Manassas is the perfect place to get out and explore.

Secret Oasis
by Jordan McElwain, Nov 13, 2015

Sometimes it can be difficult to find a place to get away from the stress of day to day life or even the excitement of a trip to the DC area. Full of parks and open space, Prince William & Manassas is a great place to escape. There is one place in particular where you can always find some peace and quiet – Prince William Forest Park.

Wine 101 - What’s In Wine?
by Jordan McElwain, Nov 10, 2015

Have you ever wondered what goes into the wine making process? There is more to making wine than squishing the grapes and letting them ferment... Learn about what's in your wine, then visit one of Prince William & Manassas' wineries! 

Pets Welcome!
by Jordan McElwain, Nov 6, 2015

Plan a trip to Prince William and Manassas for you and Fido. There are plenty of parks that make the area a pet-friendly location that you and your family can enjoy! 

Five Ways To Honor Our Veterans
by Jordan McElwain, Nov 3, 2015

Veterans Day is coming up, and Prince William & Manassas is the best place to honor those who have fought for our country. Even if you cannot celebrate on Veterans Day, there are a lot of ways to recognize the sacrifices and achievements of our veterans every single day. Below are some suggestions for events and places to go to honor America’s many heroes.

Sweet Treats
by Jordan McElwain, Oct 30, 2015

For those of you who choose to seek out the best sweets in Prince William & Manassas, here is a list to help you make the most of your trick or treating adventure.

A Mommy & Daughter Weekend
by Jordan McElwain, Oct 27, 2015

Prince William & Manassas is full of unique shopping destinations, brunch spots, and small towns that are perfect for making long-lasting memories. It is the perfect place for you and your daughter to get away from the stress of everyday life and enjoy a weekend together talking, laughing, and building your relationship. Below is an itinerary full of wonderful ideas for a mother daughter weekend.

Spooky Spirits
by Jordan McElwain, Oct 23, 2015

Haunted Houses, Ghostly Towns, Paranormal Activity... Prince William & Manassas Is The Place To Go For Halloween. Check Out Our Post About The Best Halloween Activities In Manassas Or Look At Our Event Calendar For More Halloween Events!

Best Coffee & Tea
by Jordan McElwain, Oct 20, 2015

Looking for the best coffee shop in Manassas? Interested in afternoon tea in Occoquan? Look no further. We have compiled a list of the best places for coffee and tea in Prince William County & Manassas.

An Intro To Craft Beer
by Jordan McElwain, Oct 16, 2015

Virginia craft beer has taken off recently, and Prince William & Manassas is brewing some really tasty Virginia craft beer! Prince William & Manassas is now home to five unique breweries and will soon be welcoming more to the neighborhood.

Discover PWM on Instagram
by Jordan McElwain, Oct 13, 2015

You hear a lot about how great Prince William & Manassas is from us. We’ve decided to share some photos and stories from Instagram so that you can see what other people are saying about some of our top attractions. Take a look below and make sure to tag your photos with #DiscoverPWM!

You, Me, and History
by Tracy Antonioli, Oct 8, 2015

A romantic getaway to Prince William and Manassas takes them to explore Civil War history, charming historic neighborhoods, wine tasting and fine dining.

Let’s Go On A Road Trip
by Jordan McElwain, Oct 6, 2015

Going for a road trip on I-95 or a short car ride on I-66 is the perfect way to make Prince William & Manassas a stop on your route. See our list of things to pack for a road trip through the area.

Introduction To Wine Blog Series
by Jordan McElwain, Oct 2, 2015

The wineries in Prince William & Manassas are destinations in their own right, but when you pair them with the other attractions in the area including our national parks, beautiful museums, and small towns, a visit to Prince William & Manassas becomes a great option for a romantic getaway or a girls or guys weekend. Check out our wineries below, then see what we have planned for our “Introduction to Wine” blog series.

Wilderness Guide – Bull Run Mountains
by Jordan McElwain, Sep 29, 2015

The Bull Run Mountains are a great place to go for a hike in Prince William & Manassas. With great attractions close by, you can spend the entire weekend hiking and discovering history! 

Girl's Trip
by Jordan McElwain, Sep 22, 2015

Shopping and relaxing are vital parts of a girls weekend away! Get your fill of wine, brunch, shopping, and spa relaxation through this girl's itinerary.

Top 10 Reasons To Visit Prince William & Manassas This Fall
by Jordan McElwain, Sep 18, 2015

Check out the top things to do in Manassas and Prince William County this fall! Pumpkin picking near Manassas, best Virginia hiking trails, Halloween ghost tours, and Veterans Day events!

Your Backstage Pass
by Jordan McElwain, Sep 15, 2015

Looking for shows and events in Prince William & Manassas? Check out our lineup of concerts, plays, tours, and events in Manassas and Prince William County. Whether you are looking for a family friendly event during the fall or a Halloween activity, we are the perfect destination for high quality entertainment. 

Rainy Day Activities
by Jordan McElwain, Sep 4, 2015

What do you do if it rains when you take a vacation to Prince William & Manassas? Check out our list of indoor activities that are perfect for rainy days!

Historic Wedding Venues
by Ashley Baboota, Aug 26, 2015

Looking for a wedding venue in Northern Virginia? Prince William & Manassas is home to beautiful historic venues as well as wonderful wineries that are perfect for wedding day celebrations!

Top 5 Free Things To Do In Prince William & Manassas
by Jordan McElwain, Aug 21, 2015

Budget friendly family vacations can be difficult to find. Discover the top free things to do in Prince William & Manassas, and learn about other affordable experiences in the area!

Unique Sports to Try in Prince William & Manassas
by Ashley Baboota, Aug 19, 2015

Experiencing unique sports and new adventures is part of the vacation experience. Make the most of your family vacation by discovering foot golf, learning how to shoot, and playing on trampolines!

Keeping it Reel – Fishing Spots in Prince William & Manassas
by Ashley Baboota, Aug 13, 2015

Whether you are looking for a family fishing trip or a guys fishing vacation, there are a lot of great places to go fishing in Prince William and Manassas.

Discover Local Food; Farmers Markets
by Ashley Baboota, Aug 5, 2015
Brew Tour; Exploring the Craft Beer Scene
by Ashley Baboota, Jul 29, 2015

There are a lot of breweries in Northern Virginia, and our small Manassas breweries are able to compete with the biggest of them all. Each of the nano breweries in Manassas has its own unique personality, which leaves customers wanting to go back for more.

Unique Eats in Prince William & Manassas
by Ashley Baboota, Jul 24, 2015

From the menu and the décor to the theme- these restaurants aren’t just about great food and attentive service. While you’re in Prince William & Manassas, be sure to visit these one of a kind spots for a memorable meal. 

Where to Brunch in Prince William & Manassas
by Ashley Baboota, Jul 21, 2015

Brunch has become a Sunday tradition for most people, and there are many places in Prince William & Manassas to enjoy the midday meal.  Whether it’s to celebrate, relax, or fuel up, these restaurants have carefully crafted menus that will keep you going all day long:

Rediscover Your Past- Military Reunions
by Ashley Baboota, Jul 14, 2015

Prince William & Manassas is a popular destination for military reunions. Reconnect in state of the art museums, create new memories while tasting local cuisine, and enjoy a night together watching award winning performing arts.

A Day on the Water in Prince William & Manassas
by Ashley Baboota, Jul 2, 2015

Prince William & Manassas is the perfect place to spend a relaxing afternoon cruising down the river or paddling along historic towns, here are the best ways to spend your day on the water.

Cool Places to Cool Down this Summer
by Ashley Baboota, Jul 2, 2015

Some of the best water parks in Virginia are a short drive in Prince William & Manassas! With temperatures rising and kids fresh out of school for the summer, we’ve helped sort through your best bets for summer fun. 

Leave Your Man Cave - Guy’s Getaway in Prince William & Manassas
by Ashley Baboota, Jul 2, 2015

Who needs a man cave when you can grab a beer, watch a game, and get outdoors in Prince William & Manassas? We’ve rounded up the best picks for a guy’s getaway:

Attractions Coming Soon to Prince William & Manassas
by Justin Clark, Jun 10, 2015

From go-karts to a brand new baseball park, Prince William & Manassas is all set to welcome several major attractions to the area within the next few years.

Five Things To Do For $5 Or Less In Prince William & Manassas
by Ashley Baboota, Jun 10, 2015

You’d be surprised at what five dollars can get you in Prince William & Manassas. 

June Events Overview
by Justin Clark, Jun 10, 2015

Ah, June! The month of easy livin’, cold drinks, and outdoor concerts. There’s no shortage of events going on in Prince William & Manassas this month

Great Outdoors InstaMeet Photography and Hike
by Justin Clark, Jun 3, 2015

Join DiscoverPWM’s InstaMeet at Leesylvania State Park!

Best Local Eats in Occoquan
by Justin Clark, May 22, 2015

There’s so much to love about the beautiful and quaint town of Occoquan. It’s farmer’s market, vast array of local shops, and waterfront location are all reasons why this town is an absolutely fantastic place to visit

Better Know a Town; Dumfries
by Justin Clark, May 22, 2015

Dumfries occupies just 1.6 square miles of land in Prince William County but despite their small size, the town does feature quite a bit of history.

Five Noteworthy Restaurants to Try
by Justin Clark, May 22, 2015

Whether you’re a foodie or just looking for a unique place to discover a new favorite dish, there’s an eclectic array of dining options in Prince William & Manassas.

Family Friendly Attractions in Prince William & Manassas
by Justin Clark, May 20, 2015

Family time is fun time in Prince William, which offers a wide array of family friendly activities for all ages and budgets. 

Discover Small Town Charm
by Justin Clark, Apr 30, 2015

Prince William is the perfect place to escape fast-paced urban life, full of charming small towns (or small cities) that are easily walkable

Shop ‘Til You Drop
by Justin Clark, Apr 30, 2015

From designer retail shops to charming local boutiques, Prince William & Manassas offers an eclectic mix of shopping options on your next vacation!

Jiffy Lube Live Concert Overview
by Justin Clark, Apr 29, 2015

Jiffy Lube Live, located in Bristow, is a state-of-the-art live performance amphitheater that’s held a summer concert series every year since opening back in 1995. 

Discover Unique Water Attractions
by Justin Clark, Apr 20, 2015

Prince William has an incredible bounty of waterways for every kind of activity. When you're out on the water, the sounds of urban life fall away

Upcoming Events in May
by Justin Clark, Apr 20, 2015

The warm breeze, the sunny days, and the beautiful green scenery make May a wonderful month to get out and explore! 

Plan Your Visit For the 2015 Quicken Loans National
by Justin Clark, Apr 15, 2015

In late July, thousands of fans will storm the gates at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia to watch the  2015 Quicken Loans National tournament. 

Best Places To Go Hiking in Prince William & Manassas
by Justin Clark, Apr 14, 2015

Whether you are new to hiking or are a seasoned trail blazer, Prince William and Manassas offer numerous and varied hiking experiences.

Arts Alive! 2015 Coming Soon!
by Caroline Shaaber, Apr 10, 2015

Arts Alive! 2015, a co-production of the Prince William Arts Council and the Hylton Performing Arts Center is a free arts festival occurring on Saturday, May 2nd

Top 10 Things to Do in Prince William & Manassas
by Justin Clark, Apr 10, 2015

It’s finally spring, which means it’s time to start planning your spring or summer vacation! 

Potomac Nationals Return For 2015 Season
by Justin Clark, Mar 31, 2015

As the calendar flips to April the trees begin to bloom, the air begins to warm, and business at the local baseball stadium ramps up.

April 2015 – Upcoming Events
by Nicole Warner, Mar 23, 2015

With spring in full swing, now is the perfect time to shake off those winter blues and get out to enjoy the outdoors activities and events Prince William & Manassas has to offer.

Five Reasons to Plan a Golf Getaway to Prince William & Manassas
by Justin Clark, Mar 23, 2015

Spring is finally here so it’s time to reward yourself with a spring golf trip to Prince William & Manassas, located just outside our nation’s capital! 

Discover Delicious Wine and More at The Winery at La Grange
by Nicole Warner, Mar 11, 2015

The first winery of its kind to come to Prince William County, this scenic 22 acre farm vineyard is a relaxing and restful place to spend a sunny afternoon sipping wine. 

Golfing in Prince William & Manassas
by Justin Clark, Mar 9, 2015

As the flowers begin to bloom and the weather warms, avid golfers will begin to shake off the winter rust as they tee it up at one of our fantastic local courses. 

The National Cherry Blossom Festival
by Justin, Feb 26, 2015

One of the best times to visit our nation’s capital is for the National Cherry Blossom Festival, which runs from March 20th through April 12th this year. 

Girls Getaway Weekend
by Nicole Warner, Feb 23, 2015

Escape to Prince William & Manassas on a Girls Getaway Weekend. Just 30 miles from Washington D.C. you are sure to discover a relaxing atmosphere with shopping, wine tastings, and pampering!

March Events in Prince William & Manassas
by Justin Clark, Feb 23, 2015

With Spring Break just around the corner we are ready for the warm weather and sunshine, so whether you are planning a staycation or a vacation during your break from the daily grind, our spring activities are sure to keep you entertained. 

Top Web Application Development