In August 2013, the city of Vienna in Virginia was ranked 3rd out of 100 cities in the United States as the best place to live by CNNMoney and Money magazine. With its well-esteemed public schools, accessibility to Metro stations, natural parks and hiking trails, and a variety of residential and commercial areas, one could understand why it’s a coveted place to live. If you’re planning your local or remote move to Vienna, VA this year, we hope that our guide serves you well.
Did you know that Vienna has several historical markers from the Civil War? One notable one is the Freeman House, which served as a polling place for the secession vote and also a hospital. Today, it can be visited as a museum and gift shop. No need to always make the trip out into Washington DC to learn more about American history – these historical sites are right by your front door in Vienna! However, if you wanted to trek out to DC, it is only 12 miles west of Vienna.
Fairfax County Public Schools have three high schools – Oakton, Madison and Marshall. The two middle schools are Kilmer and Thoreau. There are seven elementary schools. Three Catholic schools in the area are Oakcrest, St. Mark, and Our Lady of Good Counsel.
Tysons Corner and Tysons Galleria, home to diverse dining, entertainment, and retail options, are close by to Vienna. Surrounding them are the headquarters of numerous companies including Capital One, Booz Allen Hamilton, Intelsat, Freddie Mac, and Hilton Worldwide.
We hope that your moving preparations are going well so far! If you’re looking for a team to completely manage your move to Vienna, VA, give American Moving Storage a call at 703-870-7975.