Things to Do in Dulles, VA


Many know of the Dulles area in Loudoun County from the Washington Dulles International Airport, where the community derived its name from. The name of the airport was taken from US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. Dulles is 26 miles away from Washington DC. It is the location of the headquarters of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems and considered part of the Dulles Technology Corridor, a national hub for data centers. Whether you’re moving for work or to be closer to family, we hope that our guide on things to do in Dulles, VA is helpful.

Make Dulles Town Center your destination for dining, fashion and entertainment! With 1.4 million square feet of retail space and ample parking, the large enclosed mall includes many known retailers and restaurants. There’s a movie theater, indoor train, carousel, and play area. The mall also hosts events bi-monthly. It is easily accessible just off of VA Route 7 and 28. Town Center is a great place to visit for a family day!

Looking for more things that you can do with the whole family? Check out Dulles Golf Center & Sports Park. It features a large golfing range, along with mini golf, batting cages, volleyball, gemstone panning, and a teaching studio for golf lessons. They also offer packages for event planning for corporate events, large family gatherings, retreats, and team building.

While not in Dulles proper but still nearby in Chantilly, VA, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center displays historic aviation and space artifacts. It is considered part of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and holds many items that were too large for the museum in the National Mall. Fun Fact: American Moving & Storage worked with Atlas Air to help transport landing gear from an A330, one of the largest main landing gears on a commercial airliner, to the museum. The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is a great place to cultivate not only your children’s curiosity for air and space, but the curiosity of people of all ages.

Are you and your family preparing for your move to Dulles, VA or the nearby communities of Ashburn or Sterling? Family owned and operated, American Moving & Storage has helped both residents and business owners in the community with their local and long distance moves. Call 703-870-7975 to schedule our team’s services for moving day.