Day Trips Worth Taking in Vienna, Virginia

The benefits of living in Lerner ArrowoodParc are limitless. Not only do you get the services and amenities of a classic, modern apartment home, but you’re also nestled in charming Vienna, Virginia, a comfortably-sized community with ready access to the best in arts, dining, entertainment, and shopping. But if you’re still curious about what a day in Vienna holds in store for you, you’ve come to the right place!

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Because the Vienna Metro Station is just a short, five-minute drive from Lerner ArrowoodParc, you’ll never be too far from your favorite local stomping grounds. One example is Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, which is a convenient commute from the Lerner ArrowoodParc. “[I] cannot say enough what a pleasant, beautiful place the Meadowlark gardens are,” writes one commenter of Arlington. “We have been members since we moved here several years ago, and will go there for an afternoon picnic … and relaxing strolls through their woods.” The fullness of the Gardens’ beauty makes it the perfect place to spend a spring day in Virginia. But even in the more frigid seasons, the Gardens make for the perfect day out. At Meadowlarks’s Winter Walk of Lights, you and the kids can take part in Nature Night, and meet your newest reptile and amphibian friends, or make a free craft ornament to hang up on the tree. Whatever the season, the Meadowlark Botanical Gardens is the place to spend your day out in Vienna.


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A convenient commute from the Lerner ArrowoodParc is the Oak Marr RECenter. The newly renovated and expanded center offers a 10,000-square-foot hub for all your fitness needs. This includes an Olympic-sized, heated indoor pool and two-story fitness center with all new exercise equipment. But don’t spend the entire day cooped up inside!The facilities also feature the Oak Marr Golf Course, in all its 9-hole, 1,458 yards of natural splendor. After prepping for your round at the course’s neighboring practice facilities, enjoy an afternoon of hole-in-ones and deft puts on this par-3, golfer-friendly course. But if a pressure-filled round of golf doesn’t fit your idea of a relaxing afternoon, then spend some time at Oak Marr’s highly-rated practicing facilities. Take some putts on Northern Virginia’s largest lighted putt-practice area, and learn from some of the complex’s nationally-renowned experts. The complex also includes a minigolf course, which opens as early as 10 in the morning. Its 18-hole layout lets you flex your competitive muscles in a low-pressure, considerably flatter, though still scenic, environment. The Oak Marr RECenter’s offerings are as diverse as the shots you’ll hit on its golfing facilities.


Another popular destination in Vienna is the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. The Park boasts the sprawling, natural beauty you’ll find throughout Virginia, including at the Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, the Oak Marr Golf Course, and among the comfort of your residence at Lerner ArrowoodParc. “Arguably the most beautiful venue I have ever seen an outdoor concert at,” writes Peter P from Oakton. “Wonderful atmosphere that is conducive to music appreciation [and] the sound is usually excellent given the size of the place.” The atmosphere and expanse of Wolf Trap is certainly something to experience. Whether walking the park’s trails, taking a guided tour of the park with the help of a program ranger, or enjoying a live performance at the only national park dedicated to presenting the performing arts, Wolf Trap National Park has something for visitors of all ages and preferences. One fun event is Theater-in-the-Woods, a summer tradition consisting of storytelling, puppetry, and of course, theater, that’sperfect for the kids.


Whether it be arts, dining, entertainment, or shopping, a home in Vienna means ready access to the best Northern Virginia has to offer. Nestled in Fairfax County, this quaint town features the variety of offerings befitting a big city. In that way, it’s much like Lerner ArrowoodParc, a comfortable home that offers the best apartment and community amenities. Contact us today to learn more about how Lerner ArrowoodParc can put you in the home you always envisioned. Vienna waits for you!

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