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Best Ice Cream Shops in Loudoun

The temperatures are really heating up this summer! You can head to the pool for a refreshing dip or stay close to the air conditioning, but sometimes there is just nothing better than a frozen treat! Whether it’s creamy scoops, frozen sweets or icy drinks, Loudoun has plenty of options to keep you…

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10 Things to Love About Loudoun Wine

Loudoun celebrates the 40 th anniversary of its wine industry this year. With perfect timing, it has also been nominated for Best Wine Region in the 2024 USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice competition. Click here daily to vote for Loudoun and help us take top honors. In the meantime, these are 10…

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Five Best Under-The-Radar BBQ Spots in Loudoun

I can eat BBQ any time of year but there’s something about succulent smoked meats in summer that really hits the spot. Loudoun has its share of classic BBQ joints. Monk’s in Purcellville (and their annex Monk’s on the Farm at Flying Ace Farm in Lovettsville) do brisket like no other and if you don’t…

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Make a Splash in Loudoun this Summer!

Here are the best ways to tame the heat in Loudoun this summer! Claude Moore Park Community Center Pools, Sterling At the southern park entrance of Claude Moore Park in Sterling, past the wooded areas, wildlife and sparkling ponds is the recreation center building. Inside sits two pool areas, one…

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Summer Solstice: Your Perfect Longest Day in Loudoun

Summer officially kicks off on June 20, the longest day of the year, but it’s more famously recognized as Summer Solstice - a holiday celebrated by cultures throughout the Northern Hemisphere. For me, it is the time of year to take advantage of some solo travel - there’s nothing like experiencing…

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Best Outdoor Dining in Loudoun

There’s something about outdoor dining – rooftop bars, sun-filled back gardens – that conjures up the sophistication and style of Europe. As we head into warmer weather, we select seven great outdoor dining spots in Loudoun – and what you should order at them. Buford’s Biscuits, Leesburg Grab…

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Celebrate Father's Day in Loudoun

A DAY OFF FOR DAD I stopped celebrating my birthday years ago – who wants to be reminded that you’ve past the half century mark? – but Father’s Day is different. I love being reminded that I’m a dad, and it’s one of the few days of the year that comes with a license to relax. So, what’s my idea of…

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4th of July Celebrations in Loudoun

July 4 th is back with a bang! Celebrate with Loudoun County fireworks, patriotic flag waving parades and other activities throughout the holiday weekend. Early July 4 Happenings Paint a Patriotic Quilt, June to July 1 Show your patriotism in style, pick up a 2x2 blank wooden square at Franklin…

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Celebrate Pride Month in Loudoun

Visitors to Loudoun’s booming wine region this Pride Month are in for a special surprise as almost 20 wineries have united to create a Pride in the Vines passport program throughout June. This event presented by the Loudoun Wineries & Winegrowers Association allows winery goers to receive a special…

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