Things to Do in Tysons Corner
By Jun S. Published Sep 7th, 2016
Tysons Corner: A fast-growing city filled with plenty of attractions, the conveniences of urban life and the natural beauty of Virginia. Here are some of the most popular attractions in this city.
Tysons Corner Shopping Center
With over 300 specialty and department stores, numerous restaurants and other entertainment options, this large shopping center is one of the most popular shopping destinations in the greater Washington metropolitan area. When it first opened in 1968, this shopping center became the first fully enclosed and climate-controlled mall in the area. Today, it is still the largest mall in all of Virginia.
Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts
The Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts is one of the best places in Virginia to enjoy live entertainment. This family-friendly venue offers a variety of concerts and ground-breaking performing arts events. In the summer, this venue utilizes multiple state-of-the-art amphitheaters to host jazz, country music, musicals, dance and opera performers. Moreover, numerous interactive program presentations also offer a hands-on entertainment experience for guests of all ages.
Great Falls National Park
Great Falls Park is a massive 800 acre National Park that delivers beautiful views of the Potomac River and the surrounding environment. This park offers a number of observation areas that provide spectacular views of Virginia’s natural beauty. Additionally, the park’s 20 foot cascading waterfalls at Mather Gorge are the steepest falls of any river in Eastern America. Overall, this park would be ideal for anyone who enjoys outdoor adventures like kayaking, rocking climbing and hiking.
Local Wineries & Breweries
Tysons in filled with an abundance of world-class wineries and breweries. Many visitors enjoy the wine and brewery tours because they provide a great way to escape the urban center for a relaxing day of tasting award-winning local beer and wine. The Lost Creek Winery, Paradise Springs Winery and the Winery at Bull Run are three of the most popular destinations for wine tasting. Furthermore, there are plenty of regional craft beer brewers that offer low-key weekend tasting events and tours.
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