Reston, Virginia is a suburb of Washington, DC, located in the heart of the rapidly growing Dulles Technology Corridor. It was a planned community built in the 1960s with a variety of housing styles, centered around Reston Town Center, a retail village with commercial buildings, restaurants, a movie theater, an ice skating rink, hotel, and shops. Residents are members of the Reston Association which gives them access to lots of amenities including four lakes, 15 swimming pools, 49 tennis courts, 55 miles of paved trails, 26 ball fields, two community centers and several picnic areas and playgrounds.
LocationReston is located in Fairfax County, Virginia approximately 20 miles west of Washington, DC and six miles from the Dulles International Airport.
Communities Near RestonHerndon, Great Falls, Vienna, Sterling
Reston DemographicsAccording to the 2000 census, Reston is home to residents. The race breakdown is as follows: White: 73.6 %; Black: 9.1%; Asian: 9.1%; Hispanic/Latino: 10.1%. Population under age 15: 19.1%; 65 and over: 7.3%; Median household income: $ 80,018 (1999).
- Reston Town Center
- Reston Zoo
- Water Mine at Lake Fairfax
- Walker Nature Education Center
- Greater Reston Arts Center
Lake Anne Village Center-Historic District
For more information, see Top 12 Things to Do Near Reston, VA
Reston Annual EventsAsian Festival
Reston Community WebsitesRestonWeb
Reston Chamber of Commerce