4 Virginia Getaways Near Washington DC


This beach area is about a 3 hour drive from DC. Enjoy a weekend of surf, restaurants, hiking, and mini golf. Visit during spring or fall for fewer crowds. 

Lydia Mountain 

Lydia Mountain is about 2 hours from DC with multiple cabins and a small hotel. Get away from it all with mountain views, hiking, and wine. Book early (especially in fall) for the best options. 

Sky MEadows State Park

Sky Meadows State Park can easily be a day trip from DC. Enjoy hikes and big open space for picnics or lounging. Plus, don't miss their monthly stargazing program! 

Old Town ALexandria 

Old Town Alexandria is just a metro ride away from downtown DC but is often overlooked by tourists. Enjoy waterfront shopping, dining, and historic tours. 


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