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Herndon [1] is a town in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C..


Herndon is the sister city of Runnymede, England.

The primary reasons that people travel to Herndon are for business purposes, or on an overnight stay before a flight from Washington Dulles International Airport [2].

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By plane[edit]

Herndon is a 10 minute drive from Dulles International Airport [3]. A taxi from the airport costs roughly $16. However, almost all hotels in Herndon offer free shuttle bus services to/from the airport.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Herndon Train Depot Museum and Visitors Center [4] - 717 Lynn Street, Herndon, VA - located next to the old town hall at the intersection of Elden Street and Lynn Street, the Herndon Depot Museum houses railroad memorabilia, information on Commander William Lewis Herndon, for whom the town was named; and artifacts from local residents. Operated by the Historical Society of Herndon, the building dates back to the 1850s and served as a train station until 1968. The building also houses the Herndon Visitors Center with information on the town and surrounding areas, restaurants, hotels and historical sights.

Do[edit][add listing]


Herndon Centenntial Golf Course [5] - It is well groomed and maintained and is one of the best municipal golf course around. Green fees are reasonable.


The W&OD trail [6] runs through downtown Herndon, and caters to bikers, runners, and casual strollers alike.

Herndon has many parks and playgrounds with picnic areas and forest trails.

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Amphora's Diner American and Greek food in a 1950s-style diner. Open 24 hours. 1151 Elden St.
  • Cantina d'Italia at 150 Elden Street serving Authentic Italian Cuisine, located next to the Comfort Inn
  • The Outback Steak House at 150 Elden Street, It's A Bloomin great place to eat; located next to the Comfort Inn
  • Pollo Inka Authentic Peruvian food. 668 Elden St.
  • The Tortilla Factory Southwestern/Mexican food. 648 Elden St. [7]

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Carpool, 208 Elden Street (located next to the Comfort Inn), [8]. Auto-themed sports bar with pool tables, shuffleboard, dart boards, foosball, and large screen TVs.  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Comfort Inn - Dulles Airport [9], 200 Elden Street, (703) 437-7555, Fax (703) 437-7572, Free Deluxe Continental breakfast featuring cooked to order Belgian waffles.
  • Courtyard Herndon Reston, 533 Herndon Parkway, 1-703-478-9400, [10].  edit
  • Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport, 2200 Centreville Road, (703) 471-6700, (703) 742-8965, [11].
  • Embassy Suites Dulles Airport (Embassy Suites Herndon, VA), 13341 Woodland Park Drive, 703-464-0200, [12]. All suite hotel 1 mile from Dulles International Airport. Free cooked to order breakfast daily, Evening reception with free drinks and snacks.  edit
  • Herndon Hyatt Summerfield Suites, 467 Herndon Parkway, (703) 437-5000, [13]. Offering complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, features studio, one, and two-bedroom suites with separate living area. All suites offer a fully equipped kitchen with a two burner cook top, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator and an array of cooking utensils. Hot breakfast buffet each morning and a complimentary Evening Social Monday - Thursday. Exercise room, outdoor pool, BBQ area, Guest Market, sport court and complimentary parking.
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Dulles Int'l Airport, 13460 Sunrise Valley Drive, Herndon, Virginia, 20171, USA, 1-703-793-1700, [14]. checkin: 3:00 pm; checkout: 12:00 pm. All suite hotel with free shuttle service to Dulles International Airport. Complimentary breakfast served daily and dinner and drinks served Monday - Thursday.Free WiFi available throughout the hotel.  edit
  • Hyatt Place, 13711 Sayward Boulevard, 571 643 0905, [15]. Rooms with free Wi-Fi, coffee maker, refrigerator, flat screen TV, and alarm clock with MP3 connection. Guests have access to free parking, free breakfast, indoor pool and fitness center. $119.  edit
  • Marriott Courtyard Herndon Reston, 533 Herndon Parkway, 703-478-9400, [16].  edit
  • SpringHill Suites Herndon Reston, 138 Spring Street, 703-435-3100, [17]. This SpringHill Suites Herndon Reston hotel is located in the High Tech Corridor of Northern Virginia just 5 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport.  edit
  • Washington Dulles Marriott Suites, 13101 Worldgate Drive, 703-709-0400,[18]. All rooms are suites that feature separate living rooms with pull-out couches, great for families.
  • Westin Washington Dulles Hotel, 2520 Wasser Terrace, 703.793.3366, [19].  edit

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Routes through Herndon
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