Situated right between the hustle and bustle of Washington,DC and the pristine natural beauty of the Shenandoah Valley, Manassas has a perfect balance of urban activity and rural charm. The Historic Manassas National Battlefield Park is a reminder of the area’s rich history, and the shopping and residential growth right across the freeway demonstrates the region’s economic vigor.
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Manassas has plenty of dining, shopping, and entertainment options to keep you busy, and DC is only a thirty minute train ride from the Manassas Amtrak Station or the Virginia Railway Express Station. Dulles Airport, the region’s largest, is easily accessible and only 20 minutes from downtown Manassas. Interstate 66 cuts right through town and will take you east into Washington DC in half an hour, or west to the Shenandoah Valley in an hour.
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SplashDown Waterpark and Atlantis Waterpark offer plenty of diversion during the warmer months, and great fishing spots can be found at Occoquan Reservoir, just a few miles south of Manassas, and Burke Lake Park, about 12 miles east of the city. Old Town Manassas has charming architecture, verdant parks, and a multitude of shopping and dining options. The city has seen a recent flurry of economic activity, highlighted by the brand new Arcadia Run Apartments!