I swear I could see duct tape on the door of an overhead plane once).
You can walk the Mount Vernon Trail in Arlington, or you can head right here for a memorable picnic.
If you spread out your blanket and lay down, the planes fly directly over your head (closer than you would think!
I should mention that geocaching rules state you must leave something of equal or greater value if you take the treasure. You’ll have no idea that you’re in the middle of Northern Virginia.
There’s an entrance fee per car to enter the park, about .00 but I would pay the per year if you live close for unlimited access. They have ponds and deep woods and the bathrooms are all clean (am I the only one that thinks about these things?
), you’re going to spend a fortune in gas from the constant braking/ accelerating thanks to the traffic on our lovely Interstate system. If you look out of the ordinary there is so much for this area to offer you, especially in the name of cheap love! ) There’s plenty of other pick your own farms in Northern Virginia but Loudon definitely has the most diverse. If you have particularly cool friends, have them meet you with the same. Meet up in Sky Meadows State Park on assigned nights (click the link to check the schedule) to look at the night sky with both amateur astronomers and astronomers from the observatory. There’s a beautiful park on top of the bridge on the Maryland side.
Great Country Farms is my favorite because they have blueberries! The views from there are stunning (and occasionally of accidents on I-495) and both sunset and sunrise will take your breath away. You don’t have to be in No Va to try this out, but thanks to our zillion people living in close quarters, it makes it a great place to get into it. You and your date register for free at this website, then type in the zip code you want to head to.