The City of Stafford, VA
Stafford is a small town in the state of Virginia. The largest nearby city to Stafford is Alexandria, approximately 31 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Stafford, including Domino's Pizza - Garrisonville, Brock's American Grill, Chicas Deli Market, Bruster's Ice Cream and Mike's 610 Diner. For a larger selection of Stafford restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Stafford Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Gauntlet Golf Club The, Forest Greens Golf Club, Gauntlet At Curtis Park The and Weems-Botts Museum. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Stafford please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Stafford:
- Manassas Regional Airport (MNZ)
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
- Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD)
Stafford, Virginia Attractions
1African American Civil War Memorial Museum - Washington,
The African American Civil War Memorial, at the corner of Vermont Avenue, 10th St, and U Street NW in Washington, D.C., commemorates the service of 209,145 African-American soldiers and sailors who fought for the Union in the American Civil War. The sculpture The Spirit of Freedom, a 9-foot bronze statue by Ed Hamilton of Louisville, Kentucky, was commissioned by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities in 1993 and completed in 1997.
2American University Museum - Washington,
The American University Museum is a museum that is situated in the Katzen Arts Center at the American University in Washington, DC. It is a three-story, 30,000-square-foot museum and sculpture garden located within the university’s Katzen Arts Center. The region’s largest university facility for exhibiting art, the museum’s permanent collection highlights the holdings of the Katzen and Watkins collection.
3Anacostia Museum - Washington,
The Anacostia Community Museum is a Smithsonian Institution museum in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C., opened in 1967. Its focus is the national history and culture of African Americans, for presentation to scholars and to all visitors—domestic and international.
4Anderson House - Washington,
The Society of the Cincinnati is a historical organization with branches in the US and France founded in 1783 to preserve the ideals and fellowship of the Revolutionary War officers and to pressure the government to honor pledges it had made to officers who fought for American independence. Now in its third century, the Society is a nonprofit historical, diplomatic, and educational organization that promotes public interest in the American Revolution through its library and museum collections, exhibitions, programs, publications, and other activities.
5Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial - Arlington,
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, which is also referred to as the Custis-Lee Mansion, is a Greek revival style mansion located in Arlington, Virginia in the US and was once the home of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. It overlooks the Potomac River, directly across from the National Mall in Washington, D.C. During the American Civil War, the grounds of the mansion were selected as the site of Arlington National Cemetery, in part to ensure that Lee would never again be able to return to his home.
6Art Museum of the Americas - Washington,
The Art Museum of the Americas is an art museum that is situated in Washington, D.C., primarily devoted to exhibiting works of modern and contemporary art from Latin America and the Caribbean. The museum was formally established in 1976 by the Organization of American States. Artists represented in the AMA's permanent collection include Candido Portinari, Pedro Figari, Fernando de Szyszlo, Amelia Pelaez and Alejandro Obregon.
7Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Washington,
The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, along with the Freer Gallery of Art, is an Asian art museum that helps form the national museums of Asian art of the Smithsonian Institution. Its collection includes 9,917 Asian art objects.
8Ball-Sellers House - Arlington,
The Ball-Sellers House in Arlington, Virginia is a building from 1750. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
9Bender Arena - American University - Washington,
Bender Arena is a 4,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Washington, DC. The arena opened in 1988. It is home to the American University Eagles basketball, volleyball and wrestling teams.
10Bull Run Golf Club - Haymarket,
The Bull Run Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Prince William County Virginia. Built in 1998, this Haymarket course designed by Rick Jacobson is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 703-753-7777. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 3520 James Madison Hwy, Haymarket, VA 20169
Stafford, Virginia Hotels
10Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Stafford Quantico
2784 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Stafford, VA 22556
Stafford, Virginia Restaurants
This is a list of Stafford Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Delicatessens Retail and Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops. Happy Dining!
Published September 6, 2011
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