- 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
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Plant Nite Washington DC MoreLess Info
No green thumb is required to design a terrarium at this out-of-the-ordinary creative social event
96% 2102 votes
9200 Old Dominion Drive, McLean, VA 22102 MoreLess Info
Great Falls National Park is a waterfall area and riparian preserve just outside the city. The preserve area is filled with natural beauty and the falls are peaceful and beautiful. It is a great place for hiking and exploring.
96% 67 votes
6317 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22101 MoreLess Info
Clemyjontri Park is a unique park in Mclean. The park features handicap accessible playground equipment and the park promotes children of all ages and all abilities being able to come together and play together in one area.
97% 39 votes
8090L Tysons Corner Center, McLean, VA MoreLess Info
The classic dolls receive a special boutique of their own at the American Girl Place. Visitors are able to buy both the classic and limited edition American Girl dolls along with unique clothes and accessories.
88% 198 votes
1961 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, VA 22102 MoreLess Info
The largest shopping center in the Washington DC area is Tysons Corner Center, and it is even one of the 10 largest in the entire country. The complex offers a wide variety of major retailers and small boutiques to suit most tastes.
88% 82 votes
7400 Georgetown Pk., McLean, VA MoreLess Info
The waterfall hike trail through Scott's Run Nature Preserve is the closest one to the Metro DC area. The main trail is a 2.2 mile loop, but there are also many interconnecting trails along the 384 acres that make up the park.
76% 33 votes
6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22102 MoreLess Info
The year of 1771 is brought to life at the Claude Moore Colonial Farm at Turkey Run which is a living history farm. Guests can both watch and listen to stories from people in period dress who go about the average day at a historic farm.
66% 193 votes
7850 Tysons Corner Center, McLean, VA 22102 MoreLess Info
A movie theater with IMAX and ETX auditoriums, AMC Tysons Corner 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, mobile ticketing, reserved seats, theater rentals and a concession area.
87% 23 votes
George Washington Memorial Parkway, McLean, VA 22101 MoreLess Info
The George Washington Memorial Parkway is a scenic driving route stretching 25 miles long along the Potomac River. Views of local wildlife including deer and bald eagles are featured along with trails and national landmarks.
82% 22 votes
McLean, VA MoreLess Info
The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail is part of a network that connects the Potomac with the upper Ohio River basin. This trail follows the same path George Washington took as he explored the area.
88% 16 votes
1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, VA 22101 MoreLess Info
The Alden Theater is a 383-seat venue for live stage performances, film screenings and concerts. It hosts national and international touring acts and offers aspiring thespians of all ages opportunities to learn the acting craft.