Have you ever visited Potomac Falls? You may only encounter the name rarely, since residents, mostly use the address Sterling, Virginia. It is a census-designated area located in Loudoun County, Virginia. Yet, whatever the name of the place, it is something you should see for yourself.
There is actually a lot to do and a lot of beautiful scenery to see in Potomac falls, including:
- Algonkian Regional Park
Algonkian Regional Park offers an 838 acres of outdoor adventures.
If you plan to bring the whole family, you better have a picnic. You can rent a picnic shelter or a vacation cottage along the Potomac River. At the same time, you can play golf on the 18-hole golf course.
Kids will have a good time as well because the park has a Volcano Island Park. For adults, hiking on the paved trails would be very ideal. Savor the bliss of nature walking in the wooded areas and open fields.
Moreover, you can celebrate your birthday and other events at the park because they offer full service catering.
- Old Ox Brewery
Are you fond of beers? Then don’t miss out visiting Old Ox Brewery when you go to Potomac Falls. It is actually a family-owned commercial brewery.
They produce 930 gallons of beers per batch, which they produce in a 30-barrel brewhouse.
Their supply beers in many restaurants and stores in Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia. They have beers in can, non-alcoholic, specialty, seasonal, and year round.
- Claude Moore Park Recreation Center
Claude Moore Park Recreation Center is the kids’ haven!
It houses a 10,000 square-foot gymnasium with an open full court basketball, which is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30PM to 9:30PM. Other facilities include:
In the fitness areas, you can find group exercises and mind/body classes, quality fitness equipment, a weightlifting area. There is also private training, nutrition coaching, youth exercise orientation interest form, and elevated indoor jogging track.
Claude Moore Park Recreation Center has a 20-lane competition pool, leisure pool with giant water slide and hot tub spa.
The aquatics is also available for rentals and special events. You can check online for their birthday party packages and rentals for special events and meetings.
The park also features licensed preschool classes, a multipurpose room, recreational, educational and leisure classes, rock wall climbing, and locker rooms and showers.
- Volcano Island Waterpark
Volcano Island Waterpark is an island-themed park where kids and kids at heart will surely enjoy. It is actually located at Algonkian Regional Park.
The waterpark houses two waterslides, 500-gallon dumping bucket, a giant wading pool and water play structure.
If you want just want to chill, rest under the shade of palm trees and tiki canopies while enjoying a drink from the Paradise Café.
- Claude Moore Park/Lanesville Heritage Area
Want to feel and see more of the countryside mood? You should include on your list the Claude Moore Park/Lanesville Heritage Area. There, you can find barns, Civil War Signal Station site, Frogshackle Nature Center, Lanesville House, an outhouse, schoolhouse, tenant house, and more. You will also be educated about the beautiful history of every part of the heritage.
It’s time to take a break from your busy bee routine in the metropolis. You deserve to unwind and just think of doing the next leisure activity on your vacation list.