- The list below includes 427 free or cheap things to do in or near Chantilly, Virginia, including 114 different types of inexpensive activities like Aviation Museums, Historic Sites, Visitor Centers and Hiking Trails.
- From Ox Hill Battlefield Park to Kid Junction Chantilly, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Chantilly and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Bethesda and Rockville.
Ox Hill Battlefield Park is a historical park, as it was the setting for the only major Civil War battle of Fairfax County. Kiosks throughout the park teach visitors the history as they stroll through this peaceful area.
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4090 Lafayette Ctr Dr, Ste E, Chantilly, VA 20151 MoreLess Info
Kid Junction Chantilly is a play place featuring a large number of attractions for its young guests to enjoy. These attractions include tubes and slides to play on, a game arcade, and a cafe with many food options.
Maintained by the Fairfax County Parks Department, Poplar Tree Park is a public recreational complex filled with numerous sports fields available for use. Four baseball/softball fields, two soccer fields, and restroom facilities are among the amenities at the park.
Featuring open green space, Rock Hill District Park is home to athletic fields used mainly for soccer. The park also provides an off-leash dog park that is fenced and provides separate areas for larger and smaller dogs.
Rocky Run Stream Valley Trail is 3.4 miles of various surfaces including asphalt and stonedust. The trail crosses over a stream and traversing it may require the use of bridges, fairweather crossings and paved swales.
The main house of the Sully Plantation is considered to be the primary attraction at the site as it contains the small museum, gift shop, and historic exhibits in the home. Guests can also take the Forgotten Roads Tour which includes outdoor walking and exploration of the slave quarters.
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5040 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA 20151 MoreLess Info
Hosting more than 30,000 visitors each year, the Ellanor C Lawrence Park - Walney Visitors Center is a public park facility that has a wealth of information available for visitors. Located in a restored farmhouse, the center hosts exhibits, too.
Visitors to the Chantilly area can gain knowledge of the area and enjoy outdoor recreation at the Walney Visitor Center. The surrounding trails provide scenic hikes, while the indoor nature center provides entertainment for the younger crowd.
As a significant site for the early settlers of the region, Sully Historic Site consists of a main house, visitor center, and other historical buildings. Visitors can take a group tour of the main house with a guide.
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14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA 20151 MoreLess Info
Two huge hangars compose the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Thousands of aviation and space artifacts are on display such as a Concorde and the space shuttle Discovery.