5 Ways to Keep Busy While Staying in Springfield
Springfield may be admired on a daily basis for its natural beauty, but the Virginia town is also known for its repertoire of activities, events, restaurant selections and things to do – which certainly come in handy on a day when the weather is anything but cooperative (and anything but sunny!). If you’re looking to rent an apartment in Springfield – or already call this town home – definitely take the time to check out these places. Regardless of the weather, you’ll be sure to have a good time.
Step outside your comfort zone.
Or, rather, jump outside your comfort zone. Even though Flight Trampoline Parkisn’t exclusively located in Virginia, it does have a facility conveniently located in Springfield. A place that prides itself on being the best cutting-edge entertainment, fitness and sports center around, the facility is truly a great go-to sport for an active hang out session with your friends, an extreme solo work out, or a place to hold afun and unique birthday party.
Shop at your favorite stores.
With a motto of “live easy, dine well and look good”, it’s hard to argue that the Springfield Town Center mall is an ideal place to indulge in some retail therapy and killer sales. From women’s fashion to eyewear, there are over 40 stores for you to visit.Aside from the mall, a movie theater – offering up to 9 movies at a time – is also located in the town center as well.
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Visit the beautiful – and fun – Lake Accotink Park.
With 493 acres to spare, the park’s landscape includes a 55-acre lake, wetlands and a truly intimate view of Virginia’s marsh life. Although it depends on the season, some of the activities you can find there include bike trails and rentals, canoe and pedal boat rentals, ideal fishing locations, picnic areas, a miniature golf course, an antique carousel, a playground and a sand volleyball court. So needless to say, whether you’re spending time with your family or just hanging out with friends, there’s something for everyone at Lake Accotink Park.
Satisfy your cravings and grab a bite to eat.
Established in 1981 – along with a name change and revamping – Kilroy’s is a privately owned family-friendly restaurant, recognized by locals for their close relationship with their customers. Weekly and monthly events are hosted there for customers to enjoy (hello Wednesday night, college karaoke!) but you can also reserve the space for private events. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Kilroy’s offers “hungry hour” specials and is valued by diners for its reasonable prices and diverse, high-quality menu.
Take a unique workout class.
If you’re not afraid to bust a move, then aVIBES class is worth giving a shot.A high-energy and high-intensity dance workout, the hour-long class will teach you moves that will burn calories on and off the dance floor. Each session incorporates upbeat and trendy music, taught by one of the two passionate and perky instructors. At VIBES, the atmosphere revolves around the energy of a crowd, the fun of a party andthe result of a lifetime.
If this short (but awesome) list of things to do in Springfield isn’t enough to get you excited, then checking out the luxe apartments located there may just get you on board. One in particular that rates high on residents’ lists? Lerner Springfield Square – complex that makes comfort and convenience a priority. Located near Lake Accotink, Springfield Town Center Mall and other note-worthy places, it’s minutes away from all the things you need.
Call the office at 888-226-4655, or apply online for residency at Lerner Springfield Square today.