Sterling, Virginia, is most well-known for being home to Dulles International Airport, but has plenty more to offer visitors. This area was also part of the historic Vestal's Gap Road, a major route in early America that historical figures such as George Washington and Daniel Boone traveled along. Explore a piece of American history, and join the historical and modern adventurers who planned Sterling vacations.
Besides the Dulles Airport, Sterling is home to the National Air and Space Museum, the Heritage Farm Museum, and the Lanesville Heritage Center. You will also find several beautiful, accessible parks, such as the Algonkian Regional Park and the Claude Moore Park Center and Recreational Sportsplex. In addition to these great sites, you can also indulge in Sterling's golf courses, wine tasting tours, art galleries, and spas. Nearby Leesburg is also home to several interesting attractions, including the Outlands Plantation, Historic Morven Park, and Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park. The city offers limited public transportation, but you can score a great deals on car rentals in Sterling.
Sterling is located in Loudon County, which hosts several great festivals throughout the year, including the Flower and Garden Festival in April, the Classic Car Show in July, the Fine Arts Festival in September, and the Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting Festival in December. The Leesburg Airshow in September, and the Court and Market Days of Leesburg in October are very popular events held every year. The county also hosts a very large Dr. Martin Luther King Annual March and Celebration every January. Arranging Sterling packages around any of these annual community events is a great travel choice.
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