Chantilly is a city located in Fairfax County, Virginia near the Dulles International Airport. Chantilly seeps of history. Chantilly is known for it's historical attributes. The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center of the National Air and Space Museum is the most popular attraction in Chantilly, Virginia.
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center of the National Air and Space Museum
The major Dulles International Airport is very close by in Loudoun County. To get to the Dulles Air and Space Museum in Fairfax County, take a Virginia Regional Transit shuttle from the Ground Transportation Curb 2E (taxicab level, down the ramp). Be sure to confirm that the shuttle goes there. This shuttle (Dulles 2 Dulles Air and Space Museum) operates infrequently; check the web for its schedule among the Loudoun County routes.
The Metrobus 5A (D.C. - Dulles Line) is an express bus operating between Dulles International Airport and L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station in Washington, DC. It leaves Dulles from the Ground Transportation Curb 2E every 40 to 60 minutes on weekdays and hourly on weekends and takes about 45 minutes to Rosslyn Metro Station before heading to L'Enfant Plaza. The Metrobus 5A schedule to Dulles International Airport may be downloaded from the website.
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center - National Air and Space Museum, , 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly, VA 20151, (202) 357-2200. Located near Dulles International Airport, this Smithsonian museum (which is locally called the Dulles Air and Space Museum) opened in 2003 to house many illustrious air/spacecraft that would not fit into the 1976 museum in the National Mall. The Udvar-Hazy collection includes the SR-71 "Blackbird" spy plane, the Concorde supersonic jet, the Enola Gay B-29, the Super Constellation, and the space shuttle "Enterprise". In addition, the museum contain an observation tower and an IMAX theater. The museum is free; there is a charge for the IMAX. Parking is available for $15/vehicle.
Public transportation to the Udvar-Hazy Center from Washington DC is not easy. First, take the express Metrobus 5A from L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station or from Rosslyn Metro Station to Dulles International Airport (about 45 minutes). Metrobus 5A will drop you off at Dulles' Ground Transportation Curb 2E. Second, at the same Curb 2E, transfer to a Virginia Regional Transit shuttle to the Dulles Air and Space Museum. Be sure to confirm that the shuttle goes there. This shuttle (Dulles 2 Dulles Air and Space Museum) operates infrequently with limited hours; check the web for its schedule among the Loudoun routes, since Dulles is in Loudoun County. Because of the connection at Dulles, allow at least two hours (more on weekends) for the public bus trip from DC to Udvar-Hazy.
Chantilly Battlefield- The site is a five acre farmland on which a major Civil War battle had taken place.
Chantilly Theatre A vibrant theater that features live performances of plays and skits.
Ellanor C. Lawrence Park] Ellanor C. Lawrence Park is a large area preserved for the multitude of wild animals and plants. The park has various historic buildings, such as a smokehouse, dairy complex, beehives and gardens. It also has multiple sport fields and hiking trails. It has meadow, ponds, and a forest.
Sully Historic Site
Sully Historic Site Is the house of Richard Bland Lee, the first North Virginia Congressman. The house reflects the historic era and style, consisting of authentic antique furniture and utensils.
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