You don’t have to be a tourist to explore and enjoy all that Woodbridge, Virginia and the surrounding area boasts! If you own a Christopher Companies townhome at Marina Landing, you can explore this region any time you please. And given the historical nature of the area, many of the ‘must-do’ places on our list feature museums and national treasures. Enjoy!
National Museum of the Marine Corps
This noteworthy museum “honors the commitment, accomplishments, and sacrifices of Marines” all while providing the public with additional information and history on the Marine Corps. The museum showcases several exhibits and even hosts a number of special events and classes for visitors. To see a schedule of these events, visit the museum website.
Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge
The 644-acre Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, where the Potomac River meets the Occoquan River, is one of Woodbridge’s very own gems. Over 220 species of birds call this refuge home, making it a popular spot amongst bird watchers and photographers. Forests, meadows and wetlands can all be found here, creating a diverse and unique ecosystem. This is a great place to take the family, or just to go to and enjoy nature! Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service website for more information.
Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens
For a seriously history-focused activity, visit the Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens in nearby Alexandria. Mount Vernon is the former home of President George Washington and his wife, Martha. The estate opens for tours within the house, gardens and numerous historic structures. Particularly beautiful in the springtime, this is a great activity for the entire family!
Potomac Mills Outlet Mall
If you’re itching to build a new summer wardrobe, look no further than the Potomac Mills Outlet Mall! This collection of high-end businesses includes all types of stores and restaurants, catered for this region. With regular deals and specials, this is a great resource for everything you might ever need!
Leesylvania State Park
Leesylvania State Park, named after the legendary Lee family, is listed on the National Register of Historic Landmarks. Its history begins with Native Americans living along the Potomac River for thousands of years and continues with families enjoying the various riverside attractions. This state park is perfect for hiking, fishing, boating and picnicking – a great weekend adventure!
The Osprey’s at Belmont Bay
And lastly, the Osprey’s at Belmont Bay is a must-do for the area and is located in our very own backyard! If you enjoy golf, then you will definitely love playing the Osprey’s golf course. This course is beautiful and challenging, with a clubhouse and pub for golfers to enjoy. Visit Ospreys Golf Club for more information on rates and tee times.