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==Understand==
 
==Understand==
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The primary reason that travelers go to Woodbridge is to go shopping at Potomac Mills.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
===By car===
 
===By car===
Woodbridge is just off '''I-95''', in the [[Washington DC]] - [[Richmond]] corridor, with the main drag along US-1.
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Woodbridge is located just off '''I-95''', in the [[Washington DC]] - [[Richmond]] corridor, with the main drag along US-1.
  
 
===By train===
 
===By train===
The Woodbridge Amtrak station offers train service to/from [[Washington, D.C.]] at [[Washington, D.C./Capitol Hill|Union Station]], but you'll pretty much need a taxi/car from there, as the US-1 bus routes are limited service, and this area is spread out and not pedestrian-friendly.
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'''[http://www.amtrak.com Amtrak]''' operates 3 trains per day to/from [[Washington, D.C.]]. The journey takes 35 minutes and costs $21 if not purchased well in advance. The Woodbridge Amtrak station is located along Route 1 and it is not easy to leave the station on foot.  
  
 
===By bus===
 
===By bus===
====From Washington, DC====
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'''[http://www.prtctransit.org/commuter-bus/schedules/index.php Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission]''' operates bus services to/from [[Washington, DC]].
  
OmniRide and Metro Direct [http://www.prtctransit.org/commuter-bus/schedules/index.php] are bus services that run between Woodbridge, including the Potomac Mills shopping mall, and Washington, DC metro stations.
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====To/from Potomac Mills Shopping Mall====
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For more information on riding the Metrorail and using a SmarTrip card, see [[Washington DC#Get_In]].
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*'''[http://www.prtctransit.org/commuter-bus/schedules/index.php Prince William Metro Direct Circular]''' operates between Potomac Mills and the Franconia-Springfield metro station. The trip from the Franconia-Springfield metro takes 30 minutes and costs $3.60 if paid using a SmarTrip card. The bus operates every day except Sunday.
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*'''[http://www.prtctransit.org/commuter-bus/schedules/index.php Dale City-Washington OmniRide]''' operates between Potomac Mills and the White House and the Pentagon (Bus Bay L1). The bus operates only on weekdays and costs $5.75 if paid using a SmarTrip card. The first buses from Washington leave in the early afternoon, but the journey to Potomac Mills takes only 45-50 minutes, which is faster than taking the Prince William Metro Direct Circular.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
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==Buy==
 
==Buy==
The primary reason that travelers go to Woodbridge is to go shopping at Potomac Mills.
 
 
 
* <buy name="Potomac Mills" alt="" address="2700 Potomac Mills Circle" directions="just off I-95" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.simon.com/mall/potomac-mills" hours="M-Sa 10AM-9PM, Su 11AM-6PM" price="">Anchored by Sears, Costco, Marshalls, Bloomingdales, TJ Maxx, Burlington Coat Factory, Nordstrom Rack, and JCPenney.</buy>
 
* <buy name="Potomac Mills" alt="" address="2700 Potomac Mills Circle" directions="just off I-95" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.simon.com/mall/potomac-mills" hours="M-Sa 10AM-9PM, Su 11AM-6PM" price="">Anchored by Sears, Costco, Marshalls, Bloomingdales, TJ Maxx, Burlington Coat Factory, Nordstrom Rack, and JCPenney.</buy>
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
Woodbridge is home to one of the D.C. area's only two Chicano communities, and is a great place to get some Mexican food.
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Woodbridge is home to one of the D.C. area's only two Chicano communities and is a great place to get some Mexican food.
  
 
* <eat name="Ricos Tacos Moya" alt="" address="13948 US-1" directions="" phone="+1 703 499-8602" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Disproportionately Mexican clientele and only one server who really speaks English (the daughter), and some incredible food. Highlights are the tacos themselves and the menudo, which is not available every day. They also serve the rare-to-D.C. micheladas—beer with spices, salt rim, and often tabasco sauce and clam juice (''clamada''). They're a lot of fun.</eat>
 
* <eat name="Ricos Tacos Moya" alt="" address="13948 US-1" directions="" phone="+1 703 499-8602" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Disproportionately Mexican clientele and only one server who really speaks English (the daughter), and some incredible food. Highlights are the tacos themselves and the menudo, which is not available every day. They also serve the rare-to-D.C. micheladas—beer with spices, salt rim, and often tabasco sauce and clam juice (''clamada''). They're a lot of fun.</eat>
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
  
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* <sleep name="Best Western Potomac Mills" alt="" address="14619 Potomac Mills Road" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="http://book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/US/VA/Woodbridge-hotels/BEST-WESTERN-Potomac-Mills/Hotel-Overview.do?propertyCode=47114" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Potomac Mills Woodbridge" alt="" address="2621 Prince William Parkway" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.countryinns.com/woodbridge-hotel-va-22192/vawoodbr" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Courtyard Potomac Mills Woodbridge" alt="" address="14300 Crossing Place" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/waswb-courtyard-potomac-mills-woodbridge/" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Days Inn Dumfries Quantico" alt="" address="16925 Old Stage Road, Dumfries, VA" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.daysinn.com/hotels/virginia/dumfries/days-inn-dumfries-quantico/hotel-overview" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="EconoLodge Dumfries" alt="" address="17005 Dumfries Road, Dumfries, VA" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.econolodge.com/hotel-dumfries-virginia-VA177" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
  
* <sleep name="Best Western" alt="" address="14619 Potomac Mills Road" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Residence Inn Potomac Mills Woodbridge" alt="" address="14301 Crossing Place" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/waspw-residence-inn-potomac-mills-woodbridge/" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
* <sleep name="Country Inn & Suites by Carlson" alt="" address="2621 Prince William Parkway" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Potomac Mills Courtyard by Marriott" alt="" address="14300 Crossing Place" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Potomac Mills Residence Inn by Marriott" alt="" address="14301 Crossing Place" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="SpringHill Suites" alt="" address="14325 Crossing Place" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Days Inn" alt="" address="16925 Old Stage Road" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="EconoLodge" alt="" address="17005 Dumfries Road" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="WyteStone Suites Potomac Mills" alt="" address="14525 Gideon Drive" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="SpringHill Suites Potomac Mills Woodbridge" alt="" address="14325 Crossing Place" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.potomacmillshotel.com/" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
  
==Contact==
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* <sleep name="WyteStone Suites Potomac Mills" alt="" address="14525 Gideon Drive" directions="" phone="" lat="" long="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.wytestonesuiteswoodbridge.com/" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==

Revision as of 22:41, 22 August 2014

Woodbridge is a town in Prince William County and suburb of Washington, D.C., best known for the Potomac Mills shopping mall.

Contents

Understand

The primary reason that travelers go to Woodbridge is to go shopping at Potomac Mills.

Get in

By car

Woodbridge is located just off I-95, in the Washington DC - Richmond corridor, with the main drag along US-1.

By train

Amtrak operates 3 trains per day to/from Washington, D.C.. The journey takes 35 minutes and costs $21 if not purchased well in advance. The Woodbridge Amtrak station is located along Route 1 and it is not easy to leave the station on foot.

By bus

Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission operates bus services to/from Washington, DC.

To/from Potomac Mills Shopping Mall

For more information on riding the Metrorail and using a SmarTrip card, see Washington DC#Get_In.

  • Prince William Metro Direct Circular operates between Potomac Mills and the Franconia-Springfield metro station. The trip from the Franconia-Springfield metro takes 30 minutes and costs $3.60 if paid using a SmarTrip card. The bus operates every day except Sunday.
  • Dale City-Washington OmniRide operates between Potomac Mills and the White House and the Pentagon (Bus Bay L1). The bus operates only on weekdays and costs $5.75 if paid using a SmarTrip card. The first buses from Washington leave in the early afternoon, but the journey to Potomac Mills takes only 45-50 minutes, which is faster than taking the Prince William Metro Direct Circular.

Get around

See

Do

Buy

  • Potomac Mills, 2700 Potomac Mills Circle (just off I-95), [1]. M-Sa 10AM-9PM, Su 11AM-6PM. Anchored by Sears, Costco, Marshalls, Bloomingdales, TJ Maxx, Burlington Coat Factory, Nordstrom Rack, and JCPenney.

Eat

Woodbridge is home to one of the D.C. area's only two Chicano communities and is a great place to get some Mexican food.

  • Ricos Tacos Moya, 13948 US-1, +1 703 499-8602. Disproportionately Mexican clientele and only one server who really speaks English (the daughter), and some incredible food. Highlights are the tacos themselves and the menudo, which is not available every day. They also serve the rare-to-D.C. micheladas—beer with spices, salt rim, and often tabasco sauce and clam juice (clamada). They're a lot of fun.

Drink

Sleep

  • Best Western Potomac Mills, 14619 Potomac Mills Road, [2].
  • Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Potomac Mills Woodbridge, 2621 Prince William Parkway, [3].
  • Courtyard Potomac Mills Woodbridge, 14300 Crossing Place, [4].
  • Days Inn Dumfries Quantico, 16925 Old Stage Road, Dumfries, VA, [5].
  • EconoLodge Dumfries, 17005 Dumfries Road, Dumfries, VA, [6].
  • Residence Inn Potomac Mills Woodbridge, 14301 Crossing Place, [7].
  • SpringHill Suites Potomac Mills Woodbridge, 14325 Crossing Place, [8].
  • WyteStone Suites Potomac Mills, 14525 Gideon Drive, [9].

Get out

Routes through Woodbridge
Washington, D.C.Lorton  N noframe S  TriangleRichmond
Washington, D.C.Lorton  N noframe S  TriangleRichmond




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