- Our list of the best things to do in Winchester, Virginia, features the top 153 nearby activities — including 61 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Winchester, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 26 things to do within the city of Winchester, VA , followed by 126 popular activities in nearby cities, including Martinsburg, Purcellville, Front Royal, Harpers Ferry, Strasburg, Berryville, Delaplane, Charles Town, Berkeley Springs, Middletown, Strasburg and Middleburg
The local history of the city is put on display at The Manassas Museum. The permanent exhibits go into the Native American past of the area, but the bulk of the collection is on the Civil War and related artifacts.
The focus of the 476-acre Lake Fairfax Park is the 20-acre lake itself that offers fishing and boating. There is also an on-site waterpark known as The Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole with a lazy river, tunnels, slides, and an interactive water play area for children.
83% 94 votes
1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston, VA 20190 MoreLess Info
More than an acre of water-based fun is implemented at the Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole. The entire park is surrounded by a lazy river that runs 2.5 miles an hour while the center features flumes, slides, showers, spray towers, and an interactive fun center for young children.
Ox Hill Battlefield Park is a historical park, as it was the setting for the only major Civil War battle of Fairfax County. Kiosks throughout the park teach visitors the history as they stroll through this peaceful area.
Visitors can enjoy unique laser tag games in outdoor and indoor environments with Tactical Laser Tag, a mobile laser tag service. The provide birthday and private parties in addition to other group events.
100% 4 votes
11601 Winchester Road, Cumberland, MD 21502 MoreLess Info
A 24 lane bowling alley and amusement facility, The Bowler Family Fun Center offers a variety of attractions. In addition to bowling with electronic scoring and gutter bumpers, the facility features a video game arcade and billiard lounge.
South Lakes Village Center is a charming outdoor shopping center that features an array of shops and dining establishments. The center features over 15 shops, and diverse dining such as Asian cuisine, Mexican cuisine and frozen yogurt.
56% 217 votes
13019 Catoctin Furnace Road, Thurmont, MD 21788 MoreLess Info
Established in 1966, Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo is a local family-run facility which houses a wide range of animals including lemurs, kangaroos, bears and more. The zoo also contains a Japanese garden and many multi-colored fish called koi.
100% 18 votes
12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD 20874 MoreLess Info
Blackrock Center For the Arts features artistic endeavors such as dance, theatre, musical performances from acts across many genres and film screenings. They offer classes and workshops for children and adults in areas including comedy.