Living in the DMV (D.C/Maryland/Virginia) metropolitan area, there are a lot of reasons why we enjoy being in this area. We are going to list the top 5 reasons why living in the Northern Virginia area is the best! And if you are interested in moving to Northern Virginia or within the area, give us a call! We know the DMV area like the back of our hands.
In the Northern Virginia area, you have access to a wide variety of cuisine. So whether you are in the mood for Vietnamese Pho, Peruvian chicken, or keeping it simple with Chick-Fil-A, etc. your options are endless! Also, there are a variety of restaurant weeks where famous restaurants offer a great 3-course meal for a lower price. We highly recommend taking advantage of the various restaurant weeks that happen throughout the area in the year! And if you miss them it’s okay, you still have a wide variety of options to pick from. Click on the image or HERE to check out some local casual favorites!
Washington D.C. is known as the most popular historical location in the United States, this is where democracy started and where you can find the Smithsonian museums by the National Mall! Luckily, if you live in Northern Virginia you can easily get to Washington D.C. (whether you want to drive or take the metro) to check out all the great sites that D.C. has to offer. However, Northern Virginia has a beautiful, rich background as well. You can check out George Washington’s home at Mount Vernon or check out Old Town Alexandria to marvel at the beautiful colonial homes and neighborhoods.
It’s a little hard to describe the culture of Northern Virginia (and the entire DMV area) because depending on your personal preferences or how adventurous you are, you can find anything! With such a large populated area, it is easy for anyone to fit into the culture of the DMV.
According to niche.com, Northern Virginia has the highest ranked school districts. Arlington, Falls Church, Fairfax, and Loudoun County all rank top 5 best school districts. You can check it Here. If you have children, and are considering moving to the Northern Virginia area definitely consider how great our schools are doing compared to the entire state!
There is rarely a dull moment in Northern Virginia or in the DMV! By being an hour away from Washington D.C. and Maryland you can easily find a great event that peaks your interest! There is literally a festival for almost everything, and there are also a lot of free community events to attend.
Whether you are moving to the Northern Virginia area, or planning on visiting the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. You have a lot of opportunity to see from experience why we love living in this area. And if you live in the DMV, be glad that we live in such a vibrant and growing area! As your Movers Who Care, we strive to move people forward.