Just outside our secure, gated community, Potomac Falls is a refreshing blend of city and country living. We are close to world-class medical care, outstanding shopping and a wide range of educational and recreational opportunities. Spend a day at the the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, located at nearby Dulles International Airport, or hike at Great Falls National Park, which boasts over 800 acres of property along the Potomac River. For a change of pace, visit one of the historic towns in Loudoun and Fairfax counties. Located nearby, they provide a picture-perfect backdrop for a lunching with friends, exploring antique stores or touring the many landmarks. Nationally renowned Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts is located less than 10 miles from our community and hosts a wide variety of musical performances, theater productions and other popular shows on U.S. tours.
Educational opportunities abound! Enjoy a class at the Virginia Campus of George Washington University, Old Dominion University, George Mason University or Northern Virginia Community College, all within 5 miles of our community. You also have easy access to the world's great travel destinations with Dulles International Airport as your gateway (just 10 miles away). If you want to get in touch with nature, try the Algonkian Regional State Park, less than two miles away. Our walking groups enjoy the scenic trails, and it's also a great place to golf, picnic, or boat along the Potomac River.
If you like or need to shop, there are many options nearby. Dulles Town Center is five minutes down the road and if you can't find what your looking for, it's sure to be at one of the Tyson's Corner indoor shopping malls, only 15 minutes away. If you prefer door-to-door service, Falcons offers free transportation to both destinations, as well as several others, on a regular basis. Whether you are looking for the excitement of the "big city" or the peaceful pleasures of a small town, both are within reach of Falcons Landing Military Retirement Community.
If you ask any Falcons Landing resident about the decision to move into a senior living community, they will most likely recommend doing it as soon as you can to take advantage of all the opportunities retirement has to offer. But, there are a few myths and misperceptions about life in a retirement community that might be holding you back.