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Ashburn (Virginia)

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Ashburn is in Virginia, within the United States of America.

Get in

Ashburn is serviced by 2 major airports in the Washington DC metro area. Washington Dulles (IAD) is about 5 miles from Ashburn and Reagan National (DCA) is about 25 miles. Most people who are visiting Ashburn from far away distances are better off flying into Washington Dulles International Airport. The easiest and most convenient way to get to Ashburn from the airport is via taxi. Washington Flyer Taxi has exclusive rights to service IAD and a taxi ride from airport will cost you anywhere between $15-20.

Coming by car, Ashburn is intersected by a few major roads in the Northern Virginia area. Accessible via the Dulles Greenway (toll road), Route 7, or Route 28, travelers have a few options when driving to this city.

Get around

Although there are taxis available, those visiting Ashburn will need a car. The neighborhoods and shopping are too spread out to go any other way.

See

Be sure to drive around Ashburn to get a good look as what is deemed to be sophisticated surban life in the subdivisions in and around Ashburn. The homes are striking in that they are nearly all new, large, uniform in charachter, and have little or any recognizable architectural style. In many ways Ashburn is the poster child for the so called "McMansionization of America".

Do

Buy

Contrary to popular opinion, Ashburn has its fair share of local artisans which showcase their craft in the form of art, jewelry, and clothes.

Eat

  • Asian Spice Cafe, Brambleton Towncenter, [1]. Specializes in Chinese food and Sushi. Moderately priced. Serves alcohol. $7-$15.

While Ashburn has its fair share of chain restaurants like any other suburban city in America, there are plenty of local eateries and family owned business that specialize in different types of foods to suit all palates.

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