Herndon / Oak Hill Real Estate
In 2011 Money Magazine named Herndon, VA one of America’s Best Places to Live. Despite being the third largest town in Virginia, Herndon has the charm of a small town while remaining in close proximity to Washington D.C. Herndon is a mere 22 miles from D.C. making it a quick and easy commute for work or play!
The town of Herndon has a strong sense of civic pride and community identity. It prides itself on careful community planning that avoids overcrowding and traffic congestion while maintaining an abundance of open green spaces
Herndon boasts a robust parks and recreation department. Here you’ll find arts, athletic activities, parks and trails and a community center. Classes and programs offered are for varying ages and abilities.
The arts are alive and well in Herndon. Here you will find activities for the young and the young at heart including:
• Arts and crafts
• Cooking classes
• Music lessons
• Singing groups
• Performing Arts series
• Summer camps for children
Fun and fitness await you in a number of classes, programs and activities such as:
• Small and large group fitness classes
• Martial Arts (Pilates, yoga and Tai-Chi)
Outside of the parks and recreation department residents can find attractions such as Herndon Centennial Golf Course and the community art gallery Herndon ArtSpace.
The Herndon Festival, now in it’s 33rd year, is four days jam-packed with family fun and excitement. There is truly something for everyone with live entertainment, fireworks, an arts and crafts show, 10k and 5k races and a variety of international foods. Children’s activities feature a model train display, hands-on-arts activities, carnival rides, games and much more!
To unwind after a long day, Herndon offers a variety of outdoor activities. Observe a wide array of wildlife through scenic parks, hiking trails and hands-on nature classes and programs.
Herndon is an incorporated town in Fairfax County; Fairfax County provides educational, library, fire and rescue and social services to the residents of Herndon. Fairfax County prides itself on a rigorous academic environment that fosters the success of its students.
91.3% of county students graduate in four years and 74% of graduates go on to attend post-secondary educational programs. Schools within Herndon town limits are Clearview, Dranesville, Herndon, and Hutchison Elementary, Herndon Middle and Herndon High School.
Dining and Nightlife
Herndon is home to an array of tantalizing dining options sure to please even the most discriminating palate. A sampling of international cuisine includes– but is certainly not limited to— Afghan, American, BBW, Chinese, Greek, Indian, Jamaican, Mediterranean, Mexican and Thai restaurants.
When the sun goes down adults can unwind by visiting one of Herndon’s highly rated wine bars, brewing companies, pubs and taverns.
Herndon, Virginia balances a wonderful small town atmosphere with access to an abundance of activities, events and destinations.
There is so much to see and do in Herndon you’ll wonder why you didn’t move sooner. Welcome to Herndon, welcome home!
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