- 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
With a variety of sports fields to choose from, Pine Ridge Park offers visitors a recreational space for baseball and soccer. The park has a walking trail that takes visitors past a community garden with flowers and vegetables.
88% 8 votes
8901 Wisconsin Ave, Bldg 56, Bethesda, MD 20889 MoreLess Info
Located on WRNMMC naval base, the Bethesda Naval Bowling Center is a 20-lane bowling alley that's an inexpensive way to have some fun. The center features a pro shop, group bowling, lessons, and the famous Pin Fall Cafe.
100% 2 votes
3538 Sleepy Hollow Road, Falls Church, VA 22041 MoreLess Info
Featuring a 25 meter lap pool, Sleepy Hollow Recreation Association Pool offers visitors a chance to cool off in the sun or attend a competitive swim meet. On Thursdays, the facility hosts a float night with inflatable toys.
100% 2 votes
10200 Gainsborough Road, Potomac, MD 20854 MoreLess Info
East Gate Swim & Tennis Club is a swimming pool with lanes for swimming laps, a shallow end, a diving well with two boards and a baby pool. There are also tennis courts, a basketball hoop and a field.
97% 5585 votes
Entrance at Arlington Memorial Bridge, Arlington, VA 22211 MoreLess Info
Veteran soldiers who have served in every war from the American Revolution to the most recent conflicts are buried in the massive Arlington National Cemetery. More than 260,000 individuals are in this military cemetery, including John F. Kennedy.
97% 1491 votes
Arlington Blvd. and Meade St., Arlington, VA 22211 MoreLess Info
The focus of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial is to commemorate the country's gratitude to the Marines and those who fought beside them in every conflict since 1775. The statue that composes the memorial with the Marines hoisting the American flag at Iwo Jima is famous across the globe.
Opened in 2002, ArcLight Bethesda is a local movie theater that aims to provide a memorable movie-watching experience for its guests. The theater shows a variety of films, ranging from Hollywood hits to independent movies.
93% 94 votes
George Washington Parkway, Arlington, VA 22216 MoreLess Info
Landscaped architects transformed overgrown farmland on a small island in 1930 to become the memorial Theodore Roosevelt Island. A forest was designed to mimic the original forest on the island, and there are miles of walking trails.