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Things to Do in Sterling, VA: Local Attractions

Enjoy a speedy commute to anywhere in the Dulles area when you stay at Comfort Inn & Suites Dulles Airport. Our hotel is only one and a half miles from the terminals and less than five miles from endless shopping, entertainment and area businesses. We're also close to many stops on the Silver Line Metro, which offers transfer-free rides from Washington DC to Maryland for your convenience. Enjoy your time exploring the many attractions that the area has to offer.

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Udvar-Hazy Space Center

things to do in sterling vaThis tribute to space and aviation is located at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum, and is filled to the brim with valuable artifacts from the country's aeronautical journey. Enjoy taking a look at all of the exhibits of Udvar-Hazy Space Center yourself, or take a guided tour of the museum. This educational and fun center is free for all guests and is located at Dulles International Airport.

Planning a visit? Book our Space Shuttle Package, which includes deluxe overnight accommodations, a pass for the free museum shuttle to save on parking fees, and 4 tickets to the Airbus IMAX Theater to watch a movie of your choice.

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Udvar-Hazy Space Center is a favorite destination of families visiting our nation's capital or just looking for some recreation during a layover. View more of our recommended family activities here.

Dulles Sports Complexes

sterling va local attractionsThere are many sports centers in the area, which makes the city a hotspot for a variety of athletic competitions and games. Michael & Son Dulles SportsPlex, Loudoun Soccer Club, and the Patriot Center are some of the most popular sports complexes in the area, and we encourage teams and competitors to book their stay at Comfort Inn & Suites Dulles to get all the rest they need before a big game.

things to do near dulles airportArea Dining

There are many excellent restaurants in the area for you and your family to enjoy an appetizing meal during your stay. Comfort Inn & Suites offers our guests a complimentary hot breakfast each morning of your stay. Our free shuttle to O'Malley's Sports Pub offers a convenient and delicious dining option every night. When you wish to return to the hotel, shuttle service is provided free of charge. There are many other places to dine as well, to match the tastes of our guests.

More Area Attractions

  • Dulles Town Center Mall - 3 miles
  • Reston Town Center - 4 miles
  • Frying Pan Farm Park and Spring Meeting House - 4.5 miles
  • Dulles Expo Center - 5 miles
  • Wolf Trap Foundation for Art - 7 miles
  • Janelia Farms - 8 miles
  • Tysons Corner Center - 10 miles
  • Leesburg Premium Outlets - 12 miles
  • Meadowlark Botanical Gardens - 12 miles
  • Claude Moore Colonial Farm - 19 miles
  • Arlington National Cemetery - 23 miles
  • Washington D.C. Memorials and Monuments - 23 miles

Business guests will also enjoy quick access to several area corporations and businesses.

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Stay overnight and leave your car with us during your trip! We'll get you to the airport to avoid hefty airport parking fees.

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