Things To Do In Linton Hall

Tour for 2 or 4 with Take-Home Cheese and Charcuterie Baskets from Mediterranean Cellars Winery (Up to 55% Off)

Mediterranean Cellars Winery

Marshall

$56 $29

Tour family owned and operated vineyard and cellars and take home a gift basket stocked with cheese, charcuterie, and a corkscrew

Amy Schumer, Bill Burr, Dave Attell, Hannibal Burress, and More on August 21 at 5 p.m. (Up to 44% Off)

Oddball Comedy Festival

Jiffy Lube Live

$40.25 $25

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Amy Schumer, Bill Burr, Dave Attell, Hannibal Burress, Chris Hardwick, and others star in a two-stage comedy fest blowout

$159 for a Tandem Skydiving Jump with a Souvenir T-shirt from DC Skydiving Center ($329 Value)

DC Skydiving Center

DC Skydiving Center

$329 $159

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Tethered to an instructor, skydivers free-fall at up to 120 miles per hour before floating to earth and earning a souvenir T-shirt

The Soundtrack of Summer with Foreigner, Styx & Don Felder at Jiffy Lube Live on Friday, June 20 (Up to $58 Value)

Foreigner, Styx: The Soundtrack of Summer Tour with guest Don Felder

Jiffy Lube Live

$58 $25

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Classic rock icons blaze through arena anthems such as "Come Sail Away," "I Want to Know What Love Is," and "Road To Forever"

18-Hole Rounds of Golf for One from Raspberry Golf Management (Up to 49% Off). Four Courses Available.

Raspberry Golf Management

Multiple Locations

$79 $44

Play one of four picturesque courses, such as Augustine's hardwood forest backdrop or the water hazard-lined Bull Run

Virginia Wine Festival for One or Two on September 13 or 14 (50% Off)

Virginia Wine & Food Festival

Scott

$30 $15

Local wineries dispense samples of their vintages, while a seminar tent hosts tutorials on wine tasting and choosing a glass; live music

All-Day Paintball Package with Equipment Rental for Up to 4, 6, or 12 at Paintball International (Up to 82% Off)

Paintball International

Multiple Locations

$100 $19

Equipped with rental paintball guns and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

$31 for $125 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — So Won Sool Hapkido - Self Defense

Northern Virginia Sin Moo Hapkido Institute

Gainesville

$125 $31

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

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As a child, Michael O’Daniel would sometimes spend his days among giant aircraft in a hangar as his father, a Pan Am pilot out of Miami, was at work. Michael found himself daydreaming about one day being able to fly; by 1980 he was a private pilot. Eventually he became taken with another form of flight—paragliding. He founded Powered Paragliding USA and over the years has spread his wings over Peru, Costa Rica, and he once completed a flight across the entire length of the Panama Canal.

A few years ago, Michael was joined at Powered Paragliding by Brian Goff, another pilot. Goff has hundreds of hours of flying experience; he's been behind the controls of everything from helicopters and airplanes to aerobatic planes and hot air balloons. Today, Michael and Brian man flights for clients of all experience levels. They can fly tandem with beginners, or train budding para-pilots on technique, safety, and how to switch lanes with birds. Expert flyers can take to the skies by purchasing their own paragliders and paramotors from the company.

9272 Green Meadows Rd.
Warrenton,
VA
US

The pilots at DC Skydiving Center fly to heights of up to 2 miles before divers of all skill levels hurl themselves from the plane's side door. Before they ever leave the ground, though, students receive a safety briefing and thorough explanation of the jump process. The center’s instructors specialize in calming the jitters of newbie divers by strapping in with them on tandem dives, but they also regularly shed single tears as more experienced adrenaline junkies pull out their own parachute at the culminating point of accelerated free-fall programs. Once in the air, the small aircraft's large, panoramic windows grant breathtaking views of the capitol skyline and Blue Ridge Mountains, all of which are captured on RVT video by instructors on the descent.

9272 Green Meadows Rd.
Warrenton,
VA
US

The adventure-seeking staff members of ThrillZOWN organize outdoors adventures at more than 100 locations nationwide, letting customers experience the waters, air, and land of America’s diverse regions. Seasoned guides lead adventurers on whitewater-rafting trips on inland rivers, and instructors conduct lessons in surfing and filling out life guards' paperwork at coastal beaches. Other guides help guests plunge to earth safely in tandem-skydiving and tandem-paragliding flights, while aeronauts sweep them through scenic country vistas during hot-air-balloon flights. On dry land, equestrians teach customers to think like a centaur on horseback trail rides, and professional stock-car drivers guide them in laps around a racetrack.

9272 Green Meadows Road
Warrenton,
VA
US

Since founding her equestrian outfit in June of 2010, Karen E. Feeney has been inviting students of all levels to her full-service facility to learn the fundementals of hunter/jumper, equitation, and fox hunting. Students train with gentle horses as they navigate the facility’s many facets, including rock walls, high jumps, and an indoor training space designed to reduce the appearance of saddle tanlines.

8634 Woodward Road
Marshall,
VA
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The chefs at Desiderio Italian-American Grill hand-roll meatballs, sprinkle spices into the house marina, and fill plates with ravioli shells. They craft every dish using the family recipes of owners Rick Marrero and Victor Rodriguez, creating ricotta cheesecake and Grandma Joanie's meatballs, which blend veal, pork, and beef. What isn't crafted in-house is still handmade—the cannolis arrive fresh from Artuso Pastry, a bakery in the Little Italy neighborhood of the Bronx. The restaurant's dining space extends to an outdoor patio, which shades patrons with an awning, trees, and a cumulus cloud tethered to the roof.

7960 Crescent Park Dr
Gainesville,
VA
US

Raspberry Falls: 18 holes | Par 72 | 7,191 yards from the tips | Five tee options

Caddy's Report: Reminiscent of a course in the British Isles, Raspberry Falls whisks golfers across rippling terrain outfitted with streams, bunkers, and stone walls. In past lives, this property hosted fox hunts and was also a raspberry farm, which explains the name and the wild raspberry bushes growing about today.

Bull Run Golf Club: 18 holes | Par 72 | 6,961 yards from the tips | Five tee options

Caddy's Report: Water hazards come into play from the very first hole, where a pond lies in wait to swallow up balls that don't carry or aren't fitted with mini propellers. Located in the foothills of Bull Run Mountain, the course fluctuates between wide open fairways and challenging stretches hemmed in by rows of trees.

Old Hickory Golf Club: 18 holes | Par 72 | 7,077 yards from the tips | Five tee options

Caddy's Report: Every hole at Old Hickory is bunkered, and fast greens mean players must practice caution. To that end, mounded fairways also cause balls to bounce back toward the middle of the fairway?skilled golfers can take advantage of this feature by using the mounds to move shots forward.

Augustine Golf Club: 18 holes | Par 71 | 6,817 yards from the tips | Five tee options

Caddy's Report: Emerald-green fairways and white bunkers set against a darkened hardwood forest provides a lesson in contrast, but players can't be lulled by this club's beauty. Several holes readily decimate scores, including the 572-yard fourth hole, which features a double dogleg and a particularly tiny green.

3520 James Madison Highway
Haymarket,
VA
US

Linton Hall Scene