- 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.
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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.
90% 20 votes
21544 Old Vestal's Gap Rd., Sterling, VA 20164 MoreLess Info
Located in eastern Loudoun County is Virginia's Claude Moore Park and Lanesville Heritage Area. The park features eleven miles of hiking trails, picnic pavilions and fishing ponds while the heritage center features a historic schoolhouse and sportsplex.
Farm life of the past is put on display at the Heritage Farm Museum through several exhibits. The main displays include the interactive children's farm exhibits, the workhorse museum, and an interactive farm kitchen.
An art gallery with an international and progressive focus, Art Whino showcases the works of more than 1200 artists from all around the world. The gallery features works in a wide array of media, and representing many movements.
Featuring scenic views of the harbor, The Tasting Room Wine Bar & Shop offers visitors a wide selection of wine to sample. Visitors can pair their wine with a cheese plate featuring a variety of regional cheeses.
100% 11 votes
165 Waterfront Street, Oxon Hill, MD 20745 MoreLess Info
Boating In DC at National Harbor offers rentals of non-motorized boats, from three person canoes to single kayaks. Additionally, they have classes, tours of the Potomac and children's summer camps that teach boating safety and boat navigation.
Located within a modern 2,000 square-foot building, the Maris Elaine Gallery is a private art gallery featuring a variety of different artistic creations. Artworks at the gallery include paintings, sculptures, ceramics, photography, and numerous others.
23% 120 votes
151 Saint George Boulevard, Oxon Hill, MD MoreLess Info
National Children's Museum is a small place located at Saint George Boulevard with rooms that have different arts and crafts, and has a separate area for infants and toddlers. There is a parking garage and outdoor space nearby for a picnic, and several restaurant options.
A wooded 24 acre site is home to the American Center For Physics, which features a huge archive of physics materials along with rotating science and art exhibits. Four different physics societies can be located inside.