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Woodbridge, VA

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Woodbridge is a Washington, D.C. suburb in Northern Virginia, about 20 miles from the District itself. It is a planned community with a little over 50,000 residents that offers all you could want from Suburban life. The town has a recently-expanded hospital, several shopping centers, and a variety of options for outdoor recreation. Though Woodbridge really took off in the 1980’s, it houses the oldest home in Prince William County, Rippon Lodge.

Getting Around in Woodbridge, VA

Driving is definitely the easiest way to get around Woodbridge. It’s accessible from the Prince William Parkway, Interstate 95, and the Jefferson Davis Highway. For those hoping to get out of town without a car, Woodbridge is close to the Virginia Railway Express.

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Woodbridge is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.63%
  • 21.81%
  • 3.45%

Potomac Mills

<p>Potomac Mills is one of the largest outlet malls in the United States. Once referred to as Virginia's top tourist destination, this shopping center has 225 stores, in addition to an 18-screen movie theater. Top attractions include Ikea, Marshalls, and J.C. Penney. Adding to the mall's popularity is its convenient location: Potomac Mills is right near Interstate 95 and the Prince William Parkway.</p>

Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge

<p>The Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge is a spot that began as a beachy tourist destination, was purchased by the military in the 1960's for army testing, and was then established in 1998 as a wildlife refuge run by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. The current site is 644 acres, and hosts 200 types of birds, many of which are rare, and over 500 types of plants. It is approximately half wetlands, with portions of grasslands and forest as well.</p>

Leesylvania State Park

<p>Leesylvania State Park is a site steeped in history. Originally an Algonquian village, the land was later purchased by Henry Lee II, grandfather of famed Civil War general Robert E. Lee. Today, little remains of the esteemed history, aside from one cornerstone of the house and a dedicated archeological site. However, it's a great place to come for hiking, boating, fishing, and picnics!</p>