- Our list of the best things to do in McLean, Virginia, features the top 601 nearby activities — including 217 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- McLean, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 18 things to do within the city of McLean, VA , followed by 582 popular activities in nearby cities, including Washington, Arlington, Bethesda, Silver Spring, Alexandria, Sterling, Reston, Laurel, Chantilly, Fairfax, Gaithersburg, Woodbridge, Rockville, Bowie, Potomac, Leesburg, Ashburn, Springfield, Annandale, College Park, Manassas, Fort Washington, Falls Church, Oxon Hill, Herndon, Centreville, Lorton, Germantown, Greenbelt, Olney, Clinton, Columbia, Mount Vernon, Wheaton, Savage, Burke, Glen Echo, Baltimore, Sandy Spring and Brandywine
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.
83% 94 votes
1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston, VA 20190 MoreLess Info
More than an acre of water-based fun is implemented at the Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole. The entire park is surrounded by a lazy river that runs 2.5 miles an hour while the center features flumes, slides, showers, spray towers, and an interactive fun center for young children.
The Decatur House offers the chance to rent its carriage house, a courtyard, and entertaining parlors for special events. The location, which has hosted festivities for over 180 years, is a suitable location for weddings, conferences, and receptions.
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial is dedicated to the famous Civil Rights activist that delivered the 'I Have a Dream' speech in Washington, D.C. The location features a statue of King and an inscription wall.
99% 1693 votes
502 23rd Street NW, Washington, DC MoreLess Info
City Segway Tours of Washington, DC is a tour company that offers a Segway experience tour, a national mall excursion, and a monuments and memorials trip. The tours take anywhere from 2-3 hours at a time.
The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre is a non-profit theater company that covers a wide range of productions. Contemporary musicals, modern plays, reinvented classic musicals, and new works are all featured.
76% 67 votes
700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202 MoreLess Info
Group and walking tours take visitors through an exploration of the effects and lifecycles of illegal drugs, and the history of the country's Drug Enforcement Agency, at the DEA Museum & Visitors Center.
93% 5512 votes
17th Street NW, between Constitution and Independence Avenues, Washington, DC 20006 MoreLess Info
Opened in 2004, the National World War II Memorial was built to honor the over 16-million individuals who served the United States during WWII. The memorial features numerous statues, displays, and pillars in honor of those veterans who served.
95% 3831 votes
Off West Basin Drive, Washington, DC 20242 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to the famous Depression era and World War II president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial features a life-sized sculpture of the man with his dog. The memorial features several other bronze sculptures and a waterfall.