- 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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6511 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA 20109 MoreLess Info
One of the most famous battles of the Civil War is preserved at the Manassas National Battlefield Park. Along with tours of the battlefield itself, visitors can learn more about this historic era at three on-site structures that serve as museums.
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7606 Woodyard Road, Clinton, MD 20735 MoreLess Info
Poplar Hill On His Lordship's Kindness was built in the 1780s and today hosts public tours as a historic house museum and an example of late Georgian architecture. The property is surrounded by a 130-acre operating horse farm.
371 Armstrong Avenue, Laurel, MD 20707 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy scares and thrills at Laurels House Of Horror, a haunted house. The haunted house resides on the site of the Old Movie Theater in Laurel's historic district.
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.
At Skate N Fun Zone, visitors can enjoy roller skating during one of the public skating sessions. The venue has several daily events, such as Rock N' Roll Skates where parents can skate with their kids in strollers.
Fairwood Park offers large playgrounds for all age groups. There is a football field and soccer area for local teams and ample space for flying kites. The park also offers covered spaces with picnic tables and barbecue pits for gatherings.