- Our list of the best things to do in Sterling, Virginia, features the top 517 nearby activities — including 186 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Sterling, 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 22 things to do within the city of Sterling, VA , followed by 494 popular activities in nearby cities, including Washington, Leesburg, Arlington, Bethesda, Silver Spring, Chantilly, Fairfax, Reston, Gaithersburg, Rockville, Alexandria, Purcellville, Potomac, Middleburg, McLean, Ashburn, Springfield, Annandale, Herndon, Falls Church, Manassas, Centreville, Germantown, Olney, Woodbridge, Warrenton, Lorton, Wheaton, Glen Echo, Burke, Frederick, Sandy Spring and Lovettsville
Many activities are offered at the Algonkian Regional Park that is located along the Potomac shore. The site features a par-72 golf course, a large waterpark complex, trails, a boat launch, miniature golf, and picnic shelters.
75% 48 votes
46105 Loudoun Park Ln, Sterling, VA 20164 MoreLess Info
In addition to the historic Lanesville Ordinary & Post Office, the Claude Moore Park Recreation Center features several outdoor activities. The park has eleven miles of hiking trails, picnic pavilions, two fishing ponds, and live animal displays at the Vestal's Gap Visitor Center.
100% 9 votes
46839 Maple Leaf Pl, Ste 180, Sterling, VA 20164 MoreLess Info
Bowling enthusiasts will find a selection of balls, shoes, bags and other equipment at the Off 7 Bowling Pro Shop. The shop has knowledgeable staff and over 20 years of experience with ball drilling.
SportRock Climbing Center is a rock climbing facility that has the singular goal of providing the premier rock climbing experience to adventure-seekers. The facility offers a number of classes including gym to crag, progression, and sport leading.
100% 6 votes
45685 Elmwood Ct, Sterling, VA 20166 MoreLess Info
Guests can take the Wine Tour by Reston Limousine Service to enjoy a private tour in elegant transportation for four hours to visit three to five wineries and learn about the latest trends in wine, cellaring tips, and more.
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.
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.