Escape to Leesburg
Golf along the Potomac River, relax at the spa and recharge your batteries.
44050 Woodridge Parkway, Leesburg, Va., (703) 729-8400, www.lansdowneresort.com
cost: $209-$249; suites $60-$350 additional.
drive time: Three hours, 30 minutes.
the scoop: Situated along the Potomac River on close to 500 scenic acres in Northern Virginia wine country, this luxury resort has all of the necessary amenities for a relax-and-refresh retreat.
amenities: A three-course golf club, a full-service spa, five pools, three lighted tennis courts, a full fitness center, and four full-service restaurants.
don’t miss: Fifteen minutes away in Chantilly is the Udvar-Hazy Center, a companion facility to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum, with flight simulators, an IMAX theater, an observation tower and more.