Herndon, VA

Herndon is a historic town in Fairfax County, Virginia, in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area of the United States.

Located in western Fairfax County, Herndon is just 22 miles from downtown Washington, DC and just minutes from Washington Dulles International Airport and Herndon is the closest town to the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. With many hotels offering shuttle service to the museum and with express bus to Metrorail into Washington, you can stay in Herndon and still be close to it all. After a day of sight-seeing, enjoy an evening of international cuisine at one of over 100 restaurants nestled in and around downtown, and check into one of the nationally-recognized name brand hotels for a good night's sleep.

Packed with outstanding recreational activities, the award-winning Herndon Community Center offers many programs and events. Enjoy the town's 11 parks or take a hike on the W&OD Trail, which runs through the heart of downtown Herndon. Or spend a day on the links at the Herndon Centennial Golf Course, named one of Golf Digest's "Places to Play."

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
Great schools
Car is needed
Easy commutes
Good transit
There are sidewalks
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Walking / Hiking trails