Things to Do in Herndon

By Jun S.  Published Aug 28th, 2016


Herndon is home to several great attractions that appeal to both visitors and residents of the city. Whether visiting the area as a couple or with your family, there are plenty of things to see and do!

Frying Pan Farm Park is a working farm that showcases the agricultural process and rural lifestyle of a typical farm that would have operated in the 1920s through 1950s. The farm presents both educational and recreational opportunities to visitors, and guests can explore the blacksmith shop, cider press building, chicken coop, and much more. In addition, Frying Pan Farm Park offers such fun activities as wagon rides, carousel rides and horseback riding lessons.

The NextStop Theatre Company is a professional non-profit theatre company that has received critical acclaim for presenting a wide variety of local talent and Broadway headliners. Every year, there are up to 6 productions on the main stage, as well as special performances for young audiences and educational programs. Be sure to check out the performance schedule at the NextStop Theatre Company during your visit to Herndon!

The Centennial Golf Course is a lovely 18 hole course that features gentle rolling fairways, well manicured greens and tree-lined portions. This challenging par 71 course has been named as one of Golf Digest's "Places to Play" for 18 straight years, and multiple water hazards and winding creeks help add to the fun! The Centennial Golf Course also offers a fully stocked pro shop and driving range with 14 hitting stations.

The AMC Worldgate 9 is Herndon's state-of-the-art movie theater that offers everything from reserved seating with plush recliners to special discounts for students and senior citizens. In addition to the impressive theaters with stadium seating and digital projection, the AMC Worldgate 9 offers a fantastic selection of drinks, snacks and even a bar. If looking for something to do on a rainy day or for an evening of great entertainment, check out the latest blockbuster at the Worldgate!

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