- Our list of the best things to do in Lorton, Virginia, features the top 448 nearby activities — including 163 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lorton, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
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Large numbers of outdoor activities and programs are held at the Mason Neck State Park which is a short drive from Washington DC. Guests can access multi-use trails, large picnic areas, a playground, a canoe launch site, and even a visitor orientation center.
10709 Gunston Road, Lorton, VA 22079 MoreLess Info
The senior statesman and author of Virginia's Declaration of Rights George Mason called Gunston Hall Plantation his home. The site has been preserved and restored with authentic artifacts that detail his life and times at the plantation.
The visual and performance arts are combined within the Workhouse Arts Center to encourage innovative collaboration. Education is the central goal of the site, and courses for both children and adults are held throughout the year.
The Pohick Bay Regional Park is one of only three access points to the Potomac River, which allows for free canoeing, kayaking, and paddle boating. Around the water itself, visitors can hike, camp, and enjoy the picnic and playground areas.
Located along the Occoquan River, Occoquan Regional Park provides access for fishing and boating as well as trails along the river and in wooded areas. The park's 400 acres includes open green space, sports facilities and picnic areas.
Offering outdoor amusement for all ages, Pirate's Cove Water Park is a fun place for birthday parties and family gatherings. The park includes a large dumping bucket, beach, gift shop and concessions for added enjoyment.
Bubble Soccer DC is indoor soccer where players run around wearing giant, inflated bubbles that look like see-through beach balls. The clear bubble covers players' top halves while legs stick out the bottom allowing players to run, kick or jostle.
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10406 Gunston Road, Lorton, VA 22079 MoreLess Info
Featuring 13.4 miles of hiking trails, the Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area is a recreational area popular among nature enthusiasts. The area also offers seven miles of horseback riding trails as well as over 800 acres of forest area.