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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Prince William & Manassas is home to a variety of golf courses, minor league baseball and a plethora of sporting options for your enjoyment.
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 a charming historic downtown area 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.
View photos from the 150th Anniversary Reenactment of the American Civil War and the Battle of First Manassas/Bull Run in Gainesville, Virginia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visit one of the many farmers markets taking place throughout Prince William & Manassas each week for the freshest produce, fruit and more.
Tempt your palate with a variety of rich and delicious food and drink from national and locally owned restaurants and bars.
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.
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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!
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.
List of resources for organizations within Prince William & Manassas.
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.
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.
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.
Five fun ways to enjoy the growing Craft Beer scene in Prince William & Manassas, Virginia this January...
Seeking something to do in Prince William & Manassas on New Years Eve? We've got a list - just for our last minute planners!
Ice skate, dine and shop your way through Historic Downtown Manassas this holiday season.
Prince William & Manassas is home to the very best in holiday shopping and features a who's who of destinations to choose from.
Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center is a scenic outdoor lifestyle center that is located in Woodbridge, Virginia on the east side of I-95 between Optiz Boulevard and Dale Boulevard.
Prince William & Manassas, Virginia is full of haunted history and spooky spirits. In order to make the most of your visit to the area, check out the Halloween-inspired events and attractions below.
In honor of #NationalCoffeeDay on September 29th, we got together with the owners of three of our locally owned coffee shops. Each of them serves coffee and is currently featuring a pumpkin spice latte on their menus, but each coffee house has their own unique flare. Read about what makes each spot special!
With more than 300 artisans and crafters, fun interactive activities for families, live entertainment, and great food, you won’t want to miss out on what this event has to offer!
Fall 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.
You don’t have to go far to experience a little bit of country culture. The Prince William County Farm Tour is happening September 24-25, 2016, and we cannot wait!
We are excited about all of the unique and exciting events going on this weekend. Take a look below and make plans for a quick getaway!
You and your girls all know it is time for a girls’ weekend, so what are you waiting for? Take a road trip to Prince William & Manassas and enjoy a full weekend of fun.
The National Park Service celebrated its 100th year of service on August 25th, and it will continue to celebrate for the entire weekend (and year). To get people excited to celebrate, we interviewed Jim Burgess to get his unique perspective on what makes Manassas National Battlefield Park special – take a look at what he had to say.
The National Park Service celebrates its 100th year of service on August 25th! To get people excited to celebrate, we interviewed Chris Alford to get his unique perspective on what makes Prince William Forest Park special – take a look at what he had to say.
Occoquan has quickly become a popular spot for catching a wide variety of land and water based Pokémon using the trending Pokémon Go app. As you hunt for Pokémon, there are eight things you should keep in mind.
August is officially Virginia Craft Beer Month, and our breweries have some exciting specials and events planned to help you celebrate!
The area is full of wonderful places to spread out a blanket and have a picnic, and each spot will give you a completely unique experience. Whether you are looking for a beautiful view, a spot to wear out the kids, or a romantic hideaway, Prince William & Manassas has it!
Summer concerts, craft beer, National Parks, and kayaking adventures - these are just some of the options you have for a summer getaway in Prince William & Manassas.
Celebrate your freedom in Prince William County and Manassas this Fourth of July weekend. From giant fireworks displays to live music and sporting events, our destination has a little bit of everything to light your sparkler.
Shout out to all the dads out there who work hard and play even harder. Prince William & Manassas offers a wide selection of Father’s Day specials and events to celebrate the sports fan, the music lover, the beer lover, the chill dude, or the history buff this Father’s Day by exploring Prince William & Manassas.
We teamed up with our partner, Tin Cannon Brewing Company to get the inside scoop on creating craft beer, and to discuss how these ingredients affect ABV, IBU, and Specific Gravity levels. Click to see what Aaron Ludwig, one of Prince William County’s many skilled brewers, had to say.
Prince William & Manassas, VA is conveniently located off of the beaten path, so you can enjoy some rest and relaxation without going too far out of your way.
Grab your baseball glove and gear up for a ballgame as the Potomac Nationals return for their 2016 season.
We interviewed Katherine Belarmino, one of our travel writers, to learn about what she thought about her trip to Prince William & Manassas. See what she had to say!
Burgers are that classic American road trip food. With great, local burger joints located right off of I-95, Prince William & Manassas is the perfect place to stop during a road trip.
Family night out in Manassas means a delicious dinner crafted from scratch at a local restaurant followed by a captivating performance at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, where kid-friendly shows are offered year-round.
Going for a run and getting some fresh air is a great way to relax. Fitness fanatics and recreational runners both enjoy the trails available in Prince William & Manassas.
We interviewed Julie McCool, one of our travel writers about her trip to Prince William & Manassas. See what she liked most about her getaway!
Manassas National Battlefield Park is well known for its rich history. While the park is most known for its history, it is also a great place for hiking and discovering nature. Read on to learn about the flora and fauna within Manassas National Battlefield Park.
Prince William & Manassas is the perfect place for a family vacation. Choose from a variety of attractions to make everyone happy with this great trip.
We interviewed one of our travel writers about her trip. See what her favorite attractions were and more!
Looking for an adventure that will pique your senses? Whether it’s indulging in a shopping spree, gourmet dinner, or simply the beauty of nature, Prince William and Manassas offers something for all interests.
Valentine’s Day is coming, which means it is time to celebrate with the ones you love. Whether you are celebrating with a boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse, partner, or friend, there is something for everyone in Prince William & Manassas!
Learn how to pick up the subtle flavors in craft beer by mastering your tasting technique. There are varying opinions on how to taste beer, so we decided to get advice straight from one of our local brewers.
Whether you are going on a road trip through Prince William & Manassas or you are looking for a casual dining experience after visiting our most popular attractions, one of these restaurants is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a burger (and maybe a beer).
There is so much happening in Prince William & Manassas this year. Check out exciting park events, celebrate your love with romantic activities, or spend quality time with family and discover America’s history.
We hear a lot about the craft breweries in Virginia, and how they seem to be popping up all over the place. So what’s the difference between craft beer and other beer? What makes it special?
As part of the construction of the Final Phase of the National Museum of the Marine Corps, the museum will be closed from January 4 – March 31, 2016. Read about the museum's expansion.
Escape the cold weather with one of these five places to cozy up in Prince William & Manassas!
Christmas is in 20 days! To help you get into spirit and finish your holiday shopping, we’ve re-written the lyrics of “The Twelve Days Of Christmas.”
Discover some of Prince William & Manassas' top accessible attractions. Many of the area's attractions have made accommodations for visitors with disabilities or special needs.
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.
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.
Wondering where you can find unique gifts and great deals? Prince William & Manassas is a one stop shop for your holiday gift list.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
A romantic getaway to Prince William and Manassas takes them to explore Civil War history, charming historic neighborhoods, wine tasting and fine dining.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
You’d be surprised at what five dollars can get you in Prince William & Manassas.
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
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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
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.
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 time is fun time in Prince William, which offers a wide array of family friendly activities for all ages and budgets.
Prince William is the perfect place to escape fast-paced urban life, full of charming small towns (or small cities) that are easily walkable
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, 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.
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
The warm breeze, the sunny days, and the beautiful green scenery make May a wonderful month to get out and explore!
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.
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, 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
It’s finally spring, which means it’s time to start planning your spring or summer vacation!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.