- The list below includes 448 free or cheap things to do in or near Reston, Virginia, including 120 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Swimming Pool and Skating Rinks.
- From Lake Fairfax Park to Vernon J Walker Nature Education Center, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Reston and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
The focus of the 476-acre Lake Fairfax Park is the 20-acre lake itself that offers fishing and boating. There is also an on-site waterpark known as The Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole with a lazy river, tunnels, slides, and an interactive water play area for children.
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Nestled in the woods, the Vernon J Walker Nature Education Center is a great place to start a bird walk, a woodland hike, or learn about numerous aspects of ecology in one of the frequent classes at the Nature House.
Offering separate fenced off play areas for large and small breeds, the Baron Cameron Dog Park is a popular destination for dog owners in Reston. The park offers safe, off-leash areas for dogs to run and play, as well as a water station and balls for fetching.
South Lakes Village Center is a charming outdoor shopping center that features an array of shops and dining establishments. The center features over 15 shops, and diverse dining such as Asian cuisine, Mexican cuisine and frozen yogurt.