On Saturday, November 2nd, the Lime Connect Century Ride presented by Bloomberg will be returning Northern Virginia. Join the ride, volunteer, fundraise, or just come and cheer us on! Not only does your support make us feel good, but it also helps raise money to support our Pathways Scholarship for high school students with disabilities, spearhead new research, and support our growing network.
Join us on the 2nd for a post-ride celebration sponsored by Google. Enjoy tasty food and brews, exciting raffles and giveaways from hot brands like TrailKeg and YETI, and lively music and festivities. Why stop there? Northern Virginia has something for everyone so bring a few friends and family and make it a weekend! Check out some other fun activities nearby.
Where to Stay
Hyatt Regency Reston
The Hyatt Regency Reston is conveniently located in the heart of Reston Town Center, surrounded by plenty of shopping and dining options, a movie theater, and popular businesses. The hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to and from Washington Dulles International Airport and is less than 2 miles from the Century Ride staging area at The Bike Lane Reston. Please note this location does not offer surface parking so it will not be accessible for participants traveling in with bike racks on the top of their vehicles.
**As an official Lime Connect Century Ride host hotel, the Hyatt Regency Reston is offering the special rate of $119/night for stays on Friday, November 1st and Saturday, November 2nd. Rooms must be booked by October 11th to secure the special room rate. Click here to make a reservation.**
Westin Reston Heights
The Westin Reston Heights welcomes travelers with thoughtful amenities, well-appointed accommodations and an ideal location in Reston, Virginia. The hotel is near Washington Dulles International Airport and is less than 2 miles from the Century Ride staging area at The Bike Lane Reston. You will also be minutes away from downtown Washington, D.C., enabling you to tour the nation's capital with ease. Surface parking is available.
**As an official Lime Connect Century Ride host hotel, the Westin Reston Heights is offering the special rate of $99/night for stays between Thursday, October 31st and Sunday, November 3rd. The Westin Reston Heights is 1.5 miles from the ride staging area. Surface parking is available. Rooms must be booked by October 26th to secure the special room rate. Click here to make a reservation.
For History Lovers: George Washington's Mount Vernon
George Washington's Mount Vernon is the historic home of George & Martha Washington. Explore the beautiful mansion and grounds and get to know the man, the ideas and the values that founded a nation. Dive into history through action-packed theaters, fascinating exhibits and meet characters from Washington’s world. Mount Vernon, VA is a 45-minute drive from Reston.
For Nature Lovers: Great Falls Park
Great Falls Park has many opportunities to explore history and nature, all in a beautiful 800-acre park only 15 miles from the Nation's Capital. Visitors can enjoy falls and river viewing, bird watching, biking, boating, climbing, hiking, horseback riding, and fishing. McLean, VA, is a 20-minute drive from Reston.
Fun for the Family: Temple Hall Fall Festival
The Temple Hall Fall Festival and Corn Maize (Sep 28-Nov 5) is an autumnal celebration at Temple Hall Farm. Children can bounce on the giant jumping pillows, watch pumpkins and corn soar from pumpkin blasters and corn cannons, and enjoy live music and pig races. There is also a famous 20-acre corn maze and a general store filled with autumnal treats. Leesburg, VA, is a 30-minute drive from Reston.
Date Night Fun: The Winery at Bull Run
The Winery at Bull Run is a historic property specializing in artisanal wine tasting experiences. Enjoy the cultural heritage of a Virginia past and the award-winning wines of the present. The Winery offers live music, tastings and tours, wine pairing dinners, vineyard tours, sipping and painting classes, and more. Centreville, VA, is a 20-minute drive from Reston.
These are just some of the exciting things to do while in Northern Virginia. Check out a few more activities on TripAdvisor. Want to stay close? Take a look at our Visitor's Guide to Reston. Time to book your trip. We'll see you in November!