Prince William County is in Northern Virginia.

Cities and towns edit

Map of Prince William County
  • 1 Manassas — the county seat.
  • 2 Woodbridge — a major shopping destination for Potomac Mills Outlets. Near Dale City, on the southern coast of the county
  • 3 Quantico — a town on the Potomac. The other three sides are surrounded by the largest marine base in the world, Marine Corps Base Quantico.
  • 4 Bristow
  • 5 Triangle

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Fence at Manassas Battlefield

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The closest major airport is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA IATA), although Manassas also has its own, for private planes: Manassas Regional (MNZ IATA).

Otherwise, the main artery is without question I-95. Interstate 66 also crosses through the northern part of country.

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Sightseeing in Prince William County is overwhelmingly military-related: the National Museum of the Marine Corps and Manassas Battlefield National Park, both of which attract a lot of residents and other out-of-state tourists coming down from D.C.

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  • 1 Prince William Forest Park, 18170 Park Entrance Rd, Triangle. F-M 8AM-4PM. 37 miles of hiking and biking trails as well as camping. $20.  
  • 2 Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
Prince William Forest - North valley trail
Occoquan Bay NWR

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The Potomac Mills Outlets are the other big regional draw, again bringing in the visitors from D.C.

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Drink edit

The Steins, Vines, and Moonshine trail compromises breweries, wineries, and distilleries throughout Prince William County.

Breweries edit

  • 2 Silos Brewing, 9925 Discovery Boulevard, Manassas.

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Wineries and vineyards edit

  • 1 Aroma Wine Tasting, 9249 Center Street, Manassas, +1 540-935-8320, . F 4-9PM, Sa 1-8PM, Su noon-6PM. A tasting room is operated by Morais Vineyards & Winery, and they serve all the same wines available at the winery as well as limited release wines.
  • 2 Effingham Manor Winery, 14325 Trotters Ridge Place, Nokesville, +1 703-594-2300. noon-6PM daily. A historic winery located in Nokesville with several picturesque buildings and landscapes to enjoy. Wine tasting, sampling, flights, and bottle service are available at the historic Manor House and winery building. The grounds are open for visitors to explore and contain picnic tables, firepits, a koi pond, and porches with comfortable seating options.
  • 3 Nokesville Winery, 12593 Foremost Court, Nokesville, +1 703-330-3467. By appointment only. A small farm winery and vineyard focusing on soil-to-bottle production that strives to produce quality wines for all to enjoy. They are open by reservation only, which can be made on the website ahead of time.
  • 4 The Winery at La Grange, 4970 Antioch Road, Haymarket, +1 703-753-9360. Su-Th noon-6PM, F Sa noon-8PM. Prince William County’s oldest established winery, is housed in an 18th century manor house surrounded by an expansive vineyard. The vineyard and winery feature year-round, seasonal events and host wine tastings in both the barrel room and manor house.
  • 5 The Winery at Sunshine Ridge Farm, 15850 Sunshine Ridge Lane Gainesville, +1 703-753-9500. Located on Lake Manassas with a rustic wine tasting room and an old pub style brewery with large fireplaces.

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