Prince William County

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Prince William County [1] is in Northern Virginia.

Cities[edit]

  • Manassas — the county seat, despite being an independent city, not actually part of the county!
  • Quantico — home to the largest marine base in the world, Marine Corps Base Quantico.
  • Woodbridge — a major shopping destination for Potomac Mills Outlets.

Other destinations[edit]

  • Manassas National Battlefield Park, [2]. Site of both the the first and second Battles of Bull Run.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

The closest major airport is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (IATA: DCA), [3], although Manassas also has its own, for private planes: Manassas Regional IATA: HEF, [4].

Otherwise, the main artery is without question I-95.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

Sightseeing in Prince William County is overwhelmingly military-related: the National Museum of the Marine Corps and Manassas Battlefield National Park, both of which attract a lot of residents and other out-of-state tourists coming down from D.C.

  • Leesylvania State Park, 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive Woodbridge, VA 22191, 703-730-8205, [5]. Leesylvania State Park is a beautiful park that allows for boating, fishing, and hiking. In addition to being a great outdoors destination, it is also on the National Register of Historic Landmarks because it was home to Henry Lee and Robert E. Lee.  edit


Do[edit][add listing]

  • National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway Triangle, VA 22172, 703-784-6134 (toll free: 877-635-1775, fax: 703-649-2354), [6]. Free.  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

The Potomac Mills Outlets are the other big regional draw, again bringing in the visitors from D.C.

Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Heritage Brewing Company, 9436 Center Point Lane Manassas, VA 20110, 571-358-8463, [7]. Heritage is a unique brewery in Manassas. It is owned by veterans who are dedicated to crafting the best beer.  edit
  • BadWolf Brewing Company, 9776 Center Street Manassas, VA 20110, 571-358-9774, [8]. BadWolf Brewing Company, the first brewery in Manassas, is family owned and operated. In addition to the flagship brewery, there is a new, "Big BadWolf" located at: 8420 Kao Circle Manassas, VA 20110. BadWolf Brewing Company is unique because it is constantly changing what's on tap.  edit
  • Growling Bear Brewing Company, 14051 Crown Court Woodbridge, VA 22193, 571-535-1965, [9].  edit
  • Ornery Beer Company, 14389 Potomac Mills Road Woodbridge, VA 22192, 703-490-6400, [10].  edit
  • Tin Cannon Brewing Company, 7679 Limestone Drive #130 Gainesville, VA 20155, 571-210-5671, [11].  edit
  • Winery at La Grange, 4970 Antioch Road Haymarket, VA 20169, 703-753-9360, [12].  edit


Get out[edit]


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