With Labor Day approaching, planning a getaway can seem like just another item on an ever-growing to-do list. Maybe the solution is to not get away at all. Prince William County is home to hundreds of options for a much-needed respite.


This summer’s first listicle Can We Take This Business Outside? focused on Prince William County parks and other options for outdoor fun. Our second list Cool for the Summer offered indoor adventures for family fun. This final summer list focuses on breweries, wineries, golf clubs, and marinas for date nights, self-care spots, and experiences worth exploring in your own backyard.


Wile Away Time at a Winery. Virginia has hundreds of wineries, and Prince William County boasts some of its own:


Effingham Manor Winery in Nokesville

The Winery at La Grange in Haymarket

The Winery at Sunshine Ridge Farm in Gainesville


For more wineries, check out the Steins, Vines, and Moonshine Trail.


Tee Off. Whether you like your golf mini- or tour-sized, enjoy your round:


Old Hickory Golf Club in Lake Ridge

Lake Ridge Park Par-3 Course in Lake Ridge

Forest Greens Golf Club in Triangle

Bristow Manor Golf Club in Bristow

Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville


For a complete list of golf courses, check out the Prince William County Guide.


Stay Frosty! Prince William County is home to several breweries. Here are a few to try:


Water’s End Brewery in Lake Ridge in Lake Ridge

2 Silos Brewing Company in Manassas

Eavesdrop Brewery in Yorkshire

Cedar Run Brewery in Nokesville

For more breweries, check out the Steins, Vines, and Moonshine Trail.


Farms, Markets, and Farmer’s Markets. Whether you are seeking beautiful flowers or luscious vegetables, you can find them right here in our county.


Burnside Farms in Nokesville

Prince William Farmers Markets in Dale City and Woodbridge

Tackett’s Mill Farmers Market in Woodbridge


Row, Row, Row Your Boat (or Kayak). Our rivers, lakes, and reservoirs afford us lots of opportunities to get out on the water.


Locust Shade Park in Triangle

Silver Lake Regional Park in Haymarket

Penguin Paddling in Occoquan


Saddle Up! Horseback riding is a great way to unwind and exercise. Here’s where you can ride and get to know some horses.


Brentsville Stables in Manassas

Silver Eagle Stable in Nokesville

Affinity Farm in Gainesville

Hope & Serenity Farm Sanctuary in Nokesville


For a complete guide, check out Visit PWC's Horse & Equine listing.


Tune In! After a long pandemic pause, live music venues are back and spreading good vibes throughout the county.


Farm Brew LIVE in Manassas

Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow

The Electric Palm Restaurant in Woodbridge

Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas

Planning for pumpkin spice season already? Check out Prince William County Parks & Recreation Fall Leisure Catalog.  


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