Reston and Herndon

Just minutes from Dulles International Airport is Reston Town Center, one of America’s first planned communities. It features an Italian piazza with fountains, a Parisian-style boulevard, public art, more than 50 retail shops, 30 restaurants and a 13-screen cinema. A pavilion hosts events, concerts and festivals year-round and ice skating in winter.

The charming pre-Civil War town of Herndon borders Reston to the west. Inside an 1850s train station, the Herndon Depot Museum displays railroad memorabilia and artifacts related to namesake Commander William Lewis Herndon.

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