Northern Virginia Hotels and Traveler's Guide
From historical places to superb shopping destinations, Northern Virginia is an attraction-rich area of the South with something for everyone. Conveniently located near Washington, DC, visitors can easily go into the nation's capital or stay south of the Potomac and explore the Old Dominion state.
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Northern Virginia is an exciting destination with much to do. The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is an absolute must for anyone interested in planes and shuttles. This extension of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum houses the Enola Gay and other famous planes as well as a space shuttle and a number of satellites. For anyone preferring the great outdoors, the C & O Canal and Great Falls are two fantastic places to go for beautiful hiking trails. Lastly, there's plenty of shopping and dining to be found at Tyson's Corner and Reston.
Historic places are abundant in Northern Virginia. To get a sense of its historical significance, just stroll along the streets of Old Alexandria. Visit Arlington National Cemetery to see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, as well as the graves of revered Americans such as John F. Kennedy. Another historical destination in northern Virginia is Mount Vernon, the plantation of George Washington. The house, grounds, and surrounding buildings have been well preserved and attract scores of visitors.
Both government and corporate business bring in many visitors. Government organizations such as the FBI and the Pentagon are based out in northern Virginia. The area is also home to several Fortune 500 companies, including Freddie Mac, Sprint Nextel, General Dynamics, Capital One Financial, SLM, Dyn Corp, CACI, and NII Holdings.
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