The following lists provide an overview of local attractions and destinations close to this hotel in Manassas, VA:
Arts & Cultural
Adjacent to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the United States' official memorial to the Holocaust features thousands of artifacts, millions of pages of archival documents, historical photographs, oral testimonies and thousands of hours of archival footage - in addition to 200,000 registered survivors - and is a moving and beautiful testament to survival.
Hylton Performing Arts Center
Enjoy symphonies, concerts, dance performances and live events at this stunning new facility, located on the Prince William County, Virginia campus of George Mason University, and which features the incredible 1,100-seat Merchant Hall and a 270-seat family theater.
Civil War buffs will want to add this museum to their list of must-see sites with its extensive array of artifacts from the area's rich history, and in particular, the Civil War era.
The National Air & Space Museum
As part of the Smithsonian Institution, the NASM boasts the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world, with almost all of the displays being originals or backups to the originals. The center also operates an annex, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center at Dulles International Airport and at 760,000 square feet of space is another must-see attraction while in the Capitol area.
National Marine Corps Museum
This lasting tribute to the U.S. Marines is situated on a 135-acre site next to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia and the world-class exhibits in the breathtaking 120,000 square foot structure include artifacts and interactive exhibits of Marines in action.
Blending five centuries of history, this 250,000-square-foot museum of news offers visitors 15 theaters and 14 galleries with everything from news history from 80 international newspapers to the Berlin Wall Gallery, the largest display of sections of the Berlin Wall outside of Germany, and several thousand points in between!
Old Town Manassas
This classic American town is rich in history and tradition and delightfully fuses the old and the new, with turn-of-the-century streets that are filled with a charming mix of antique and craft shops, hard to find collectibles and more.
The largest museum and research complex on the planet boasts 19 museums, nine research centers and a zoo in the D.C. area alone, as well as 137 million items and artifacts. From the African American History and Culture Museum and the Portrait Gallery to the National Zoo and Natural History Museum, there is literally something for everyone and no visit to the Capitol area would be complete without a visit to one of the Smithsonian museums.
Points of Interest
Modeled after the Pantheon of Rome, visitors can pay tribute to America's third president and one of the most influential founding fathers and along with fascinating interpretive programs highlighting President Jefferson's contributions to modern-day America and the breathtaking memorial building itself, can also enjoy the cherry blossom trees in the spring and admire the Tidal Basin that the memorial overlooks.
Discovered in 1878 in the Shenandoah Valley, the underground cavern system is a fascinating spot to visit and is adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone, mirrored pools, and so much more.
Manassas National Battlefield Park
Located just north of Manassas in Prince William County, this park - listed on the National Register of Historic Places - preserves the site of two major Civil War battles, including the First and Second Battles of Bull Run and it was here that Confederate General Thomas J. Jackson acquired his nickname "Stonewall."
The National Mall
Situated on the banks of the Potomac River, this iconic two-mile piece of land features the U.S. Capitol to the east and the Washington Monument to the west, and is where visitors come to relive historic events like Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech, stroll the tree-lined streets, visit countless museums and more.
Shenandoah National Park
Both a hiker's paradise and a photographer's dream, Shenandoah National Park is a must-see, must-visit attraction, with its breathtaking vistas overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains, scenic Skyline Drive, the abundant wildlife, Hawksbill Mountain and spectacular beauty.
The Washington Monument
Built to commemorate George Washington, this 555-foot obelisk is both the globe's tallest stone structure and tallest obelisk, constructed completely of marble, granite and bluestone gneiss and stands due east of the Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
The Winery at Bull Run
Wine-lovers and history buffs alike will adore the scenic, working farm vineyard set in an authentic 1860's setting, along with a fine selection of exquisite Virginia wines.
Fair Oak Mall
With Macy's and Lord & Taylor as anchors, along with upscale retailers like J. Crew and Coach, shoppers staying at the Wyndham Garden Manassas will want to take the mere 10-minute drive to this upscale mall and shop to their heart's content.
Featuring over 80 shops, entertainment, dining and more, shoppers and those looking for a bit of local entertainment will find it at Manassas Mall, just minutes from the Wyndham Garden Manassas.
Virginia's largest outlet mall features an indoor shopping experience for fashionistas and style mavens, with over 225 upscale stores, including Bloomingdale's, Cole Haan, DKNY, Michael Kors and more.
Sports & Entertainment
With seating for 85,000, FedEx Field - originally Jack Kent Cooke Stadium and also known simply as Redskins Stadium - is not only home of the vastly popular Washington Redskins National Football League football team, but also the largest venue in the NFL vis-à-vis regular seating.
Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center
Located on the campus of George Mason University and just five miles from the Wyndham Garden Manassas, the center is a major venue for events in Manassas with one of the largest indoor pools in Northern Virginia, as well as offering fitness classes, aquatic classes and more.
G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium
The home field of the Potomac Nationals minor league baseball team is located in Prince William County, Virginia, seats 6,000 fans and is just minutes from the Wyndham Garden Manassas.
Jiffy Lube Live Amphitheater
Located in Bristow, Virginia, just six miles from the Wyndham Garden Manassas hotel, this outdoor live performance amphitheater, formerly known as Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge or Nissan Pavilion, seats 25,000 - 10,000 in reserved seats and 15,000 on the lawn - and has hosted a wide variety of events, including then-Senator Barack Obama's rally for his 2008 presidential campaign.
The home ballpark for the Washington Nationals, Washington, D.C.'s Major League Baseball team, seats 41,418 devoted fans and is located along the Anacostia River in the Navy Yard neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Formerly known as District of Columbia Stadium (D.C. Stadium), this multi-purpose stadium is located in Washington, D.C. near the Anacostia River and is the current home of Major League Soccer's D.C. United team, and frequently the United States Men's National Soccer Team.
Signal Bay Waterpark at Signal Hill
A popular family destination, this 27,000 square-foot aquatic facility within Signal Hill Park boasts a zero depth entry leisure pool with water cannons, slides, and a lazy river, is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend and is only a 15-minute drive from the Wyndham Garden Manassas hotel.
Virginia Oaks Golf Course
Located in Gainesville, Virginia, a mere 10-minute drive to the Wyndham Garden Manassas hotel, golfers will want to hit the links at this memorable and challenging course, considered among Northern Virginia's finest courses.
What's Nearby - Corporate Locations
- AOL, Inc.
- America Military University
- Aviation Institute
- BAE Systems
- Booz Allen Hamilton
- Computer Sciences Corporation
- Dulles Expo Center
- George Mason University - Prince William Campus
- General Dynamics
- L-3 Communications
- Lockheed Martin (U.S. Navy Training)
- Marine Corps Base Quantico
- Martin Brower Co.
- Micron Technology
- Mitre Corporation
- Network Solutions
- Norfolk Southern
- Northern Virginia Resident Agency
- Northrop Grumman
- Prince William Hospital
- Regal Cinemas Manassas Stadium 14 IMAX Movie Theater
- Rockwell Collins
- Tokyo Electron America
- Verizon Data Center
- XO Communications
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