Area Attractions

Are you looking to plan a visit to Sterling and looking for things to do? Find a variety of ideas to fill your leisure time, including playing sports at Phil Bolen Park or shopping at Dulles Town Center. Here you’ll discover a variety of activities for every level of adventure.

Hyatt Place Sterling/Dulles Airport-North

21481 Ridgetop Circle
Sterling, Virginia, United States, 20166



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​Local Attractions

Algonkian Regional Park

Unwind with a stroll through this vast 838-acre park, featuring a golf course, boating along the Potomac River and several striking natural features including winding hiking trails. (703) 450-4655

​Local Food + Drink

Sweetwater Tavern

A short walk to the hotel this cowboy-themed outpost for Southwestern cuisine & fresh-brewed beer in a bustling, funky space.


Dulles Town Center

Enjoy this sizable indoor shopping mall in Sterling, Virginia. With big-name retailers & restaurants, plus a kiddie train & carousel, there is something for everyone at Dulles Town Center.

Tyson’s Galleria

Tysons Galleria is a three-level super-regional mall located at 2001 International Drive in Tysons, Virginia. It is the second-largest mall in Tysons, and one of the largest in the Washington metropolitan area.


Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park

Enjoy the outdoors at Phil Bolen Park, a massive community park in Leesburg, Virginia that features 17 lighted sporting fields, nature trails & educational programs.

ION International Training Center

The Ion International Training Center is a 100,000 sq. ft, year-round, world class training center and arena in Leesburg, VA.

Water Parks

Volcano Island Waterpark

Polynesian-themed water park with water slides, a swimming pool & a giant, water-dumping bucket.

Atlantis Waterpark

Popular, 141-acre aquatic center featuring high-speed waterslides, a lazy river & swimming pools.

Ocean Dunes Waterpark

Sprawling water park boasting 2 slides, a 500-gallon dumping bucket & a large swimming pool.

SplashDown Waterpark

Come barrel down the four-story slides of Pipeline Tower, launch yourself like a Cannonball or swirl through a Tropical Twister for family fun


Roer’s Zoofari

Visit Roer's Zoofari in Vienna, VA! Come on an open-air safari bus tour, experience animals up close at a petting zoo and more.

Leesburg Animal Park

Small zoo featuring zebras, lemurs & other exotic species, plus a petting zoo with camels & llamas.

Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Always free of charge and open 364 days a year, the Smithsonian's National Zoo is one of Washington D.C.'s most popular attractions.

Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Family-friendly attraction about marine life, with a touch tank, sandpit & interactive exhibits.