Residents strolling past local shops.

Local Attractions in Fairfax County

Our Springfield retirement community couldn’t be more perfectly situated. With plenty of opportunities to shop, eat, and learn, you’ll always have something fun to do! Here are just a few of the many wonderful attractions just a short drive away from Greenspring:


Shopping

Small boutiques, designer stores, and sprawling shopping centers make it easy to find exactly what you’re looking for—and much more.

  • Tyson’s Corner
  • Fairfax Corner
  • Springfield Town Center
  • Kingstowne Shopping Center
  • The Village at Shirlington

I used to travel back to my old neighborhood quite a bit, but now I do so much here that I don’t need to.
Jo Collins

Points of Interest

From the plantation home of George Washington to the bustling streets of our nation’s capital, history and culture are just a short drive from Greenspring’s campus.

  • Mount Vernon
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Old Town Alexandria

Higher Education

Maybe the grandkids are close by getting their undergraduate degree, or maybe you want to take a few classes at the local college. It’s never a bad time to learn something new!

  • George Mason University
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • Georgetown University
  • American University

Health Care and Transportation

Feel secure knowing that Northern Virginia’s largest hospital is close by—as are the DC Metro and two airports.

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Franconia-Springfield Metro Station
  • Washington Dulles International Airport
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport