Sterling (Virginia)Loudoun County, Virginia, in the United States of America.
By carVirginia State Route 7 runs through Sterling. Sterling can also be reached from Interstate Route 66 by taking the Rt. 28, Sully Road exit North. Rt. 28 leads to Rt. 7, thence east to Sterling.
- About 30 minutes NW of Washington, D.C., except during rush hour.
Dulles International AirportDulles International Airport is a hub of United, and offers service to many national and international destinations. Access, via major thruway, is best along Rt. 28 (Sully Road) and Rt. 267 (toll road), or the Dulles Access Rd. There is no rail service to this area, though a new MetroRail line is projected to open in 2020 within the general vicinity.
- Other nearby airports include National (DCA), Baltimore/Washington International (BWI), and Richmond (RIC).
Private planes can land at Leesburg Municipal Airport (JYO), 15 miles north-west of Sterling. Full service is available; runway length is 5,500 feet. Approach to JYO requires special procedures due to the Washington Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA). Contact Potomac Approach Control on 126.1 MHz.
Bus service is provided by the Virginia Regional Transit Authority. It is called "7 to 7 on 7", meaning that buses run from 7AM to 7PM on Rt. 7.
Taxi and limo service are also available.
Major rental car companies can be found on the grounds of Dulles International Airport, with shuttles direct from the main terminal. There are also two Enterprise locations in Sterling, one on Virginia State Route 7 near the Fairfax County line, and one on Woodland Road near Claude Moore Park.
phone: +1 202 357-2200address: 14390 Air & Space Museum PkwyLocated near Dulles International Airport, this companion facility of the National Air and Space Museum houses air and spacecraft including an SR-71 "Blackbird" spy plane, a Concorde supersonic jet, and the space shuttle "Enterprise". It was also used as a filming location for Michael Bay's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Admission is free. Parking is available for $15/vehicle.
- Claude Moore Park
- Bike, walk, or rollerblade on the Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail
- Golf at the Trump National Golf Club Washington DC, located in the Lowes Island area of Sterling.
- Theater: the Elden Street Players
- Theater: The Sterling Playmakers
address: 47001 Fairway DriveMiniature golf, swimming pool complex, golf, cottage rentals, soccer fields, and more on Potomac River waterfront.
- Dulles Town Center Mall, at intersection of Rt. 7 and Rt. 28
- Cheng's Nice Chinese restaurant. 20921 Davenport Dr. (off Rt. 7 in the Countryside area).
- Emilio's Brick oven pizza. 22207 Shaw Rd.
- Don Corleone's Brick oven pizza. 21018 Southbank St.
- Corner Bakery Café. 46290 Cranston St.
address: 45425 Holiday DriveAmerican Irish pub.
address: 20789 Great Falls Plaza, Unit 176Great Korean-Cajun fusion in modern atmosphere.
phone: +1 571-434-6500address: 45980 Waterview PlazaDelicious food. Call for reservations.
phone: +1 703 230-0077address: 21611 Atlantic Boulevard, Sterling, VA 20166American cuisine and a variety of savory dishes, and after-dinner drinks at the bar.
address: 45440 Holiday Drive
address: 45520 E Severn WayAn all-suites hotel, with full kitchens including stoves and refrigerators, located just north of Dulles International Airport (IAD). Complimentary Services include guest laundry, 24-hour gym access, weekday local-area shuttle service, and High Speed Internet Access. Walking distance to shopping, restaurants, and businesses.
address: 45520 Dulles Plaza
Fairfield Inn & Suitesaddress: 23000 Indian Creek Drive
address: 45500 Majestic DriveOffers free airport/local shuttle, wired/wireless high-speed Internet, HDTVs, in room safes.
address: 45250 Monterey PlaceIn the Dulles 28 Centre complex, with over 30 specialty shops and restaurants.
address: 22744 Holiday Park DriveA temporary housing hotel near Dulles Airport.
address: 45020 Aviation DriveOn the Dulles International Airport property, it offers free airport shuttle service.
phone: +1 703 230-0077address: 21611 Atlantic BoulevardIt's 10 minutes from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and offers a 24-hour, free airport shuttle service, indoor heated pool and hot tub, the Dogwood Bistro & Bar onsite and 24-hour fitness center. Near Dulles Town Center shopping mall, Dulles Sportsplex and Dulles Golf Center.