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Unique Things to Do in Virginia this Spring


March 24, 2021


5 min

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Now that spring is officially here, many of us are itching to get outside after a long winter spent indoors. While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to make spending time with others more difficult, it can be hard to find safe activities to participate in.

Luckily, Virginia is bustling with a variety of safe activities to do outdoors with your friends and family this spring. From getting lost in spring gardens in Alexandria to enjoying a shopping spree in Leesburg – there are so many ways you can get outdoors this season.

5 Springtime Activities to Do in Virginia

Here are some unique, fun things to do in Virginia that can get you outside in the sunshine and fresh air:

  1. Stroll Through Springtime Gardens – in Alexandria, Virginia you can find a multitude of beautiful gardens and landscapes to enjoy this spring. Old Town Alexandria Historic Homes and Garden Tour is a self-guided tour that takes you along Old Town’s tree-lined streets.
  2. Experience Cherry Blossom Season – Alexandria, Virginia is known for its beautiful cherry blossoms that bloom each spring beginning at the start of April. You can take a springtime walk outdoors in Alexandria, or even explore unique cherry blossom viewing sites with your friends and family.
  3. Go Shopping at the Leesburg Premium Outlets – The Leesburg Premium Outlets, located in Leesburg, Virginia, offer a great collection of designer labels and name brands to shop. This upscale outlet center is a great place to spend an afternoon shopping outdoors with friends and family.
  4. Take in the Sights of the Oatlands Historic House & Garden – Located in Leesburg, Virginia, the Oatlands Historic House & Garden is a scenic, beautiful place to spend an afternoon outdoors. This historic garden re-opens beginning in April and boasts a variety of walking areas, gardens and breathtaking sights for you to take in.
  5. Visit Leesylvania State Park – Located just half an hour outside of Alexandria, Virginia, Leesylvania State Park is a great location to visit this spring. You can hike, picnic, fish, go boating and more when you visit with friends and family.

Kick Off your Spring Cleaning with ezStorage

The spring season is a great time to indulge in spring cleaning. A great way to declutter your home this season is by temporarily storing excess items around the house. With ezStorage, you can find temporary storage facilities right near you in Alexandria, Takoma Park, and Randallstown, MD, as well as all throughout Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD and northern Virginia, to help you declutter this spring.

You can even take advantage of our contactless rental option to rent a unit from the comfort of your own home. However, our storage facilities are still open, and our staff is happy to assist you if you prefer to visit in person. Rent a storage unit today!

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