Find fun things to do in Woodbridge like hiking at Prince William Forest Park

Thanks to a convenient location just off I-95, the quiet hotel rooms at the Country Inn & Suites in Woodbridge, VA make an ideal home base for your northern Virginia adventures. Treat yourself to a shopping spree at Potomac Mills or Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, both about five minutes from our hotel. For a day trip, head about 25 miles north to the nation’s capital, where you can tour the Smithsonian museums, visit the Lincoln Memorial, and enjoy the other fun things to do throughout Washington, DC. Prince William Forest Park and Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge offer beautiful walking trails and opportunities to see local wildlife. During the summer, you can let your kids cool off at Waterworks Waterpark while visiting Andrew Leitch Park.

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Andrew Leitch Park

5.11 mi / 8.23 km from the hotel
Hike the wooded trails or challenge your family to a soccer game at Andrew Leitch Park, which is also home to Waterworks Waterpark.

Leesylvania State Park

4.72 mi / 7.6 km from the hotel
Plan an outdoor adventure at Leesylvania State Park, a popular recreation area along the Potomac River. You can rent kayaks, fish off the pier, or hike on several trails. There’s also a visitor center, a snack bar, and a gift shop.

National Museum of the Marine Corps

7.95 mi / 12.79 km from the hotel
Located outside Marine Corps Base Quantico, this museum offers free admission and highlights the role of the Marine Corps in US history with exhibits like “Making Marines” and “Defending the New Republic.”

Potomac Mills

0.64 mi / 1.02 km from the hotel
You can easily spend an entire day at this outlet mall featuring retailers like Bloomingdale’s, Nike, and Brooks Brothers. After you’re done shopping, grab a bite to eat at a well-known eatery, such as The Cheesecake Factory, or catch a movie at the multiplex.

Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center

1.62 mi / 2.6 km from the hotel
Browse dozens of your favorite stores, such as Apple, REI, and Ulta, at Stonebridge. When you’re ready to relax, you can see a new release at the Alamo Drafthouse theater, or order an appetizer and a craft beer at Brew Republic Bierwerks.

Waterworks Waterpark

4.64 mi / 7.47 km from the hotel
Stay cool during the summer with an outing to Waterworks Waterpark, where you’ll enjoy waterslides, wading pools, and a snack bar.

Prince William Forest Park

7.04 mi / 11.33 km from the hotel
Explore northern Virginia’s piedmont forest at this beautiful park covering more than 16,000 acres. Stroll along Quantico Creek, go for a hike on more than 37 miles of trails, or spot wildlife like the eastern box turtle.

Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge

2.37 mi / 3.81 km from the hotel
Walk or bike alongside wetlands and meadows for the chance to spot ospreys, bald eagles, and ruby-throated hummingbirds in this tranquil wildlife refuge. You can also cruise through the preserve on the two-mile Wildlife Drive.

Old Town Alexandria

16.7 mi / 26.88 km from the hotel
Located on the Potomac River waterfront, Old Town invites you to step into the past with its brick-lined sidewalks and historic buildings. Dine, shop, or enjoy seasonal events such as a parade or live music during your visit.