A pleasant blend of quiet countryside and thriving city life is just one reason that Northern Virginia is an appealing place to live. Surrounded in rich history and close to the heart of our nation's capital, the communities that make up Northern Virginia offer a variety of attractions, festivals, cultural experiences, and inviting homes and neighborhoods, and you will truly enjoy everything about living in this area.
Northern Virginia's Endless Enjoyments
Exceptional Shopping Destinations
Offering upscale brands, national retailers, fine and casual dining, and a full calendar of events, the shopping malls in Tysons are the top destinations for leisurely shopping, dining, and entertainment. Tysons Corner Center offers 2 million square feet of retail space reserved for the latest in fashion, fitness, and seasonal fun at The Plaza and Tysons Corner Center Ice Rink, while even more choices are available across the street at Tysons Galleria.
Scenic Natural Wonders
From small community parks to acres of forests, streams, wildlife, and trails, Northern Virginia is a nature enthusiast's dream. National and regional parks line the banks of the mighty Potomac River — the border between Virginia and Maryland — and you can enjoy hiking, canoeing, kayaking, whitewater boating, horseback riding, and observing nature at Seneca Regional Park, Great Falls Park, and trails following historic canals.