Falls Church is another Northern Virginia (NOVA) city that’s notable for its close proximity to Washington DC. In fact, like many of the cities that make up NOVA, many people who live in Falls Church commute to Washington DC for work. However, Falls Church certainly has many things to offer visitors and residents.
Although the history of Falls Church goes back a number of centuries, it wasn’t until 1948 that the area was officially incorporated as a city. The city has a number of connections to American history, and more specifically, to the history of Virginia. Six spots within Falls Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Although it’s the smallest independent city by area in Virginia, Falls Church is not lacking in local businesses, historical points of interest, and much more. In terms of those spots that were established with the National Register of Historic Places, you’ll definitely want to visit Cherry Hill Farmhouse. However, keep in mind that this area is only open on certain days during the summer. If it happens to be any other time of the year, you are unfortunately going to be out of luck. Nonetheless, check out such spots as Mount Hope, Birch House, and The Falls Church.
Ireland’s Four Provinces is one of the most popular places in Falls Church to grab a bite of Irish and pub fare. In the mood for pizza? Consider Pizzeria Orso, one of the most popular Italian eateries in NOVA. Other excellent restaurants worth checking out are The Mad Fox Brewing Company and JV Brewing Company.