- 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
77% 186 votes
241 Fort Evans Road NE, Leesburg, VA 20176 MoreLess Info
Approximately 110 outlet stores are located within the Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets. Popular stores include Barneys New York, Kenneth Cole, Williams-Sonoma, Ann Taylor, and Nautica with savings being offered at each outlet.
Offering free admission, Freedom Museum was created to honor military personnel and the contribution they have made to liberty. With quality exhibits and the sharing of patriotic stories, it makes an ideal field trip for schools or youth groups.
14201 Woodcliff Ct, Bowie, MD 20720 MoreLess Info
Guests can enjoy a castle and knight themed multilevel laser tag arena with fog, lights, and sounds at Castle Laser Tag. The laser tag venue also hosts birthday parties and corporate events.
The oldest house remaining in Prince William County, Woodbridge's' Rippon Lodge Historic Site is a popular tourist destination. The lodge was originally a tobacco plantation and is now a home museum open to the public for tours of the house and grounds.
83% 64 votes
Battlefield Parkway, Leesburg, VA MoreLess Info
The first Civil War engagement to take place in Loudoun County is memorialized at Ball's Bluff Battlefield & National Cemetery. The site of the battle is preserved, and tours of the area are held every week from April to November.
Robinson Nature Center offers a range of interactive exhibits and educational programs about local wildlife and ecosystems. The center also contains a multi-purpose auditorium, a digital planetarium and many other attractions.
85% 34 votes
Balls Bluff Rd., NE, Leesburg, VA 20175 MoreLess Info
Commemorating the Civil War, Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park is a popular historical site in Leesburg. The park offers guided tours of the battlefield to aid in educating both children and adults about the war.
Constructed in 1907 by William Woodward, the building that now houses the Belair Stable Museum has been home to an impressive series of champion horses over the years. The museum features exhibits that highlight this legacy.