Nestled inside the busy neighborhood streets of Ashburn, “Ashburn Park” is a favorite community getaway for residents who love to opt outdoors. Often referred to as “Dinosaur Park” for its unique dinosaur-shaped climbing equipment, the 16 acre grounds are comparable to no other in the metropolitan D.C. area. This timeless playground offers numerous hiking trails, activities for kids, stunning scenery, and a pavilion for picnic lunches.
Another beloved outdoor venue, Trailside Park is known for its close proximity to the W&OD trail. With picnic areas, multiple playgrounds for children young and old, batting cages, biking, and an inline hockey rink, Trailside Park is a great spot for children and adults alike to soak up some sun and get active.
Offering a safer alternative to skydiving, iFLY Loudoun is one of Ashburn’s newest and most popular attractions. Using a wind tunnel, participants can feel as though they’re actually flying without actually jumping out of a plane. “Skydiving” sessions are offered to individuals, or parties and families, and flight school is available to students from 4-16.
Northern Virginia is well known for its love for biking and the outdoors. Trails for all seasons of mountain and road biking are scattered through the Metropolitan D.C. area and beyond. Cycling tours are a popular weekend pastime for locals and visitors. The Get Out & Go tours in Ashburn are recognized for their outstanding rental service and exceptional customer satisfaction.
Dining & Night Life
One of the most popular coffee shops in Ashburn, Blend Coffee Bar features local business owners, friendly staff, and an outstanding menu for the coffee and wine lover. Heavily involved in the community, Blend Coffee Bar hosts events such as Ashburn’s Got Talent, live music from local artists, trivia nights, and open mic sessions. It’s a great place to hang out and with friends while sipping on a milky latte or munching on savory café treats, like their signature egg sandwich or grilled cheese panini.
Highly esteemed for its friendly staff and delicious spin on traditional food, Yen’s Café and Juice Bar is a casual atmosphere of Asian fusion that features some of the best dishes around. Yen’s offers a wide menu of takeout and eat in foods from Chinese to seafood and delicious teas. It’s a must visit!
Vineyards, wineries, and breweries, are gaining increasing popularity along the flourishing countryside of Northern Virginia. Cork and Keg Tours provides blended, private, and weekday touring, and is one of the best received wine tours available in Ashburn. Whether you choose a customizable experience or go with a prearranged route, Cork and Keg’s certified wine educator is full of the knowledge and expertise to make your visit unforgettable.
One of the few fast food restaurants that’s dedicated to nutrient-rich cuisine, Cava Grill is casual and memorable. Its Mediterranean food is delicious and will leave you feeling healthy and refreshed. Greek food, salads, and grain bowls, plus fresh made teas and juices are all offered.
Carolina Brothers is considered by many to be the best barbeque in Loudoun County. Another locally owned business, the charming home-style atmosphere is famous for its ribs and pulled pork sandwiches. It’s situated along the W&OD bicycle trail, too, so it’s the perfect spot to stop for lunch after a family bike ride.