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Herndon may refer to:



In the United States:




  • Herndon Monument, United States Naval Academy monument to William Lewis Herndon in Annapolis, Maryland

Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

Herndon [1] is a town in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C..

Get in

By plane

Herndon is a 10 minute drive from Dulles International Airport. A taxi from the airport is roughly $16.

For those needing to stay at a hotel in Herndon, the Comfort Inn [2] offers free shuttle service to and from the airport from 5AM to 11PM.


Herndon Train Depot Museum and Visitors Center - 717 Lynn Street, Herndon, VA - located next to the old town hall at the intersection of Elden Street and Lynn Street, the Herndon Depot Museum houses railroad memorabilia, information on Commander William Lewis Herndon, for whom the town was named; and artifacts from local residents. Operated by the Historical Society of Herndon, the building dates back to the 1850s and served as a train station until 1968. The building also houses the Herndon Visitors Center with information on the town and surrounding areas, restaurants, hotels and historical sights.


Herndon has its own municipal golf course. It is well groomed and maintained and is one of the best municipal golf course around. Green fees are reasonable.

  • Amphora's Diner American and Greek food in a 1950s-style diner. Open 24 hours. 1151 Elden St.
  • Cantina d'Italia at 150 Elden Street serving Authentic Italian Cuisine, located next to the Comfort Inn [3]
  • The Outback Steak House at 150 Elden Street, It's A Bloomin great place to eat
  • Pollo Inka Authentic Peruvian food. 668 Elden St.
  • The Tortilla Factory Southwestern/Mexican food. 648 Elden St. [4]


English is the official language.

  • Washington Dulles Marriott Suites, 13101 Worldgate Drive, 703-709-0400,[5]. This all-suite hotel in Northern Virginia offers 253 spacious accommodations that feature luxurious bed linens, hi-tech business amenities and separate living areas.
  • Choice Hotels-Comfort Inn Dulles Int'l Airport/Herndon, VA, [6].
  • Comfort Inn - Dulles Int'l Airport/Herndon, VA [7], 200 Elden Street, (703) 437-7555, Fax (703) 437-7572, [8] Free Deluxe Continental breakfast featuring cooked to order Belgian waffles.
  • Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport, 2200 Centreville Road, (703) 471-6700, (703) 742-8965, [9].
  • Herndon Hyatt Summerfield Suites, 467 Herndon Parkway, (703) 437-5000, [10]. Offering complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, features studio, one, and two-bedroom suites with separate living area. All suites offer a fully equipped kitchen with a two burner cook top, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator and an array of cooking utensils. Hot breakfast buffet each morning and a complimentary Evening Social Monday - Thursday. Exercise room, outdoor pool, BBQ area, Guest Market, sport court and complimentary parking.
  • Marriott Courtyard Herndon Reston, 533 Herndon Parkway, Herndon, Virginia 20170, 703-478-9400, [11].  edit
  • SpringHill Suites Herndon Reston, 138 Spring Street , Herndon, Virginia 20170, 703-435-3100, [12].  edit

Get out

The W&OD trail runs through downtown Herndon, and caters to bikers, runners, and casual strollers alike.

Herndon has many parks and playgrounds with picnic areas and forest trails.

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