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Best things to do in Springfield

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Mall
“Springfield Town center has several things to offer: - The usual shopping experience plus, behind the mall is a shopping plaza with even more options including a Home Depot. - It is a restaurant oais for those escaping 95 South and the 495 Traffic with several restaurants to choose from. - Farmers Market sets up shop in their parking lot on Saturday Mornings 10am-2pm.”
19 locals recommend
Park
“Lake Accotink is the perfect place for some ecotourism and fun for the children. ”
9 locals recommend
Route
“Love that I can pick out my seat on the internet. The chairs recline, are comfortable, and plenty of leg room between the rows, especially last row up in the upper level of the theater.”
8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A great place to go for a very nice dinner at reasonable prices within a few miles of our home. Great place to celebrate! Part of the wonderful American Restaurants group in the broader DC area.”
10 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Walking distance,,, and another theater 3 miles away at Springfield Town Center”
9 locals recommend
Arcade
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“Chuck e Cheese for grown ups! Meaning beer. But there's still a ton of parents taking their kids there for some reason. Weird.”
2 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Shops, restaurants and Regal Movies are perfect if you want to get out of the house somewhere close by”
8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“It has a huge variety of healthy and hard to find items. Plus, great dining options.”
2 locals recommend
Gym
“Indoor trampoline park about 15 minutes away from the apartment. Morning fitness classes offered, intense cardio! Other than that, a great place for kids to play.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Pica Taco makes great and cheap Mexican food and is very close to the apartment!”
5 locals recommend
Food
“Fair Winds Brewing Company's brewery and tasting room caters to flavor-conscious consumers who want to drink exceptional, locally produced craft beers in their favorite restaurants or pubs, without having to make a separate trip to a brewpub.”
3 locals recommend
Bar
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2 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“The theater has adjustable reclining seats and couches that are ridiculously comfy WITH pop-out trays to hold snacks, drinks, etc.”
2 locals recommend
Cafe
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3 locals recommend
Bar
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“150+ beers on tap. Lots of people seem to pre-stage here on Friday & Saturday night before heading into downtown DC.”
3 locals recommend
Metro Station
“6880 Frontier Dr, Springfield, VA 22150 You can park your car at this metro station parking lot to go to Washington DC as the parking there is limited. ”
16 locals recommend