Fun Things to Do Near Dulles Airport: Expo Center to the White House
Our Chantilly, Virginia hotel is centrally located in Northern Virginia with easy access to a variety of Northern Virginia and D.C. area attractions and events. Walk in the footsteps of soldiers on major Civil War battlefields, shop at the largest mall in Virginia or browse for antiques in Leesburg. You can also take in an outdoor concert, visit popular and significant Virginia and D.C. memorials & museums, and participate in countless other exciting activities in the Chantilly area.
Chantilly Area Shopping
Fair Oaks Mall – Shop for deals at more than 200 specialty stores and restaurants in this Fairfax County shopping center in Chantilly, VA. Stores include Apple, Coach, Michael Kors, Macy’s, Lord & Taylor, JCPenney, Aldo, Banana Republic and many more. http://www.shopfairoaksmall.com
Tysons Corner Center – Shop at the largest mall in the D.C., Virginia and Baltimore area. Anchor stores include Nordstrom, Lord & Taylor, Macy’s and Bloomingdales. http://www.tysonscornercenter.com
Tysons Galleria – Head to this high-end Chantilly area shopping center to shop for Burberry, Versace, Chanel and more than 120 other upscale brands, or dine at well-known national restaurants such as Legal Sea Foods and Maggiano’s Little Italy. http://www.tysonsgalleria.com
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The National Air & Space Museum acquired so many space and aviation artifacts that this new museum was built near Dulles Airport to accommodate the overflow. See the space shuttle Enterprise, the Enola Gay and more, as well as watch planes take off at Dulles from the museum observation tower.
The nearly four-decade-old George Mason University is known for its exceptional programs in public policy, technology, economics, law and the visual & performing arts.
Dulles Expo Center – Our Dulles Expo Center hotel is located only one mile away from the Dulles Expo Center. The Expo Center plays host to a variety of business events, conferences and exhibitions over the year. Our convenient location and well-appointed accommodations serve as the perfect option for visitors and attendees of Dulles Expo Center events.
Major D.C. Memorials & Attractions
White House – If you’re heading into D.C., arrange a tour through Congressional offices to see the famous colored rooms or the White House gardens and learn interesting anecdotes about this Washington, D.C. attraction.
U.S. Capitol Building – Book a free tour through the online reservation system or through a member of Congress. Watch Congressional sessions in progress or visit the new Capitol Visitor’s Center and learn about the legislative process with lectures, special events and exhibits.
Washington Monument – This landmark monument, dedicated to the first U.S. President, is open daily from 9 am to 4:45 pm daily. Get free tickets through the National Park Service.
NOVA Field House – NOVA Field House is the area’s premiere indoor sporting complex. It features two of Northern Virginia’s largest indoor turf fields, along with an NBA regulation sized basketball court and a community room ideal for classroom instruction and smaller functions.