- 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
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12001 Market St, Ste 103, Reston, VA 20190 MoreLess Info
Featuring regularly rotating exhibits of artwork, Greater Reston Arts Center offers youth and adult programs for the arts. The center hosts an annual festival for the region that features arts and crafts from over 200 artists.
A chain of indoor climbing gyms, Earth Treks Climbing Center offers several locations with climbing activities tailored to all ages and ability levels. They host parties and offer a variety of climbing classes.
A Tuesday morning tradition during the summer months, the U.S. Marines Sunset Parade features the music of The United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps. Attendees who wish to witness the performance may sit on lawn chairs and blankets in the nearby lawns.
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199 E Montgomery Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850 MoreLess Info
A movie theater featuring 13 screens, Regal Cinemas Rockville 13 displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers stadium seating, a game room and a snack bar with food and drinks.
150 Gibbs Street, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20850 MoreLess Info
At VisArts at Rockville, visitors can choose from a variety of instructional art classes, from charcoal to cocktail painting. The classes are seasonal, featuring holiday classes such as gingerbread house making.
Adjacent to George Mason University, University Mall Theatres provides daily showings of movies. They offer usually one first-run film, several second-run films, and a presentation of The Rocky Horror Picture Show every Saturday at midnight.
The bulk of Lakeside Park is dedicated to a general open play area that can be used for athletics, relaxing, or other types of recreation. Visitors can of course enjoy the nearby lake with fishing and a two-mile long walking path.