5 Communities That Are Home to Extraordinary Outdoor Amenities

5 Communities That Are Home to Extraordinary Outdoor Amenities

A cool breeze at your back as you go for your daily run. The warm sun shining down on you as you relax by the pool. The sound of your kids playing at the playground.

The sights, sounds and feelings that come along with time spent outside during spring and summer are unlike anything else. And for residents of these five communities, an outdoor adventure, or just a relaxing afternoon under the sun, is never far from home.

Cabin Branch

Clarksburg, MD

You never have to go far to find something to do outdoors at Cabin Branch because it’s home to miles of hiking and biking trails, an outdoor amphitheater, the newly opened Tribute Park, picnic pavilions, sports fields and more. Plus, Cabin Branch’s new pool will be opening later this year, too. And if you’re still looking for more to do, both Black Hill Regional Park and Little Bennett Regional Park are right nearby!


Monrovia, MD

If you want to escape into the great outdoors, Landsdale has exactly what you need. Arboretum trails, butterfly gardens, hiking trails, sports fields, tennis courts, a swimming pool, outdoor amphitheater and volleyball court mean that you have nearly infinite ways to escape the stresses of everyday life, just by heading outside.

Villages of Piedmont at Leopold’s Preserve

Haymarket, VA

When you’re surrounded by more than 380 acres of preserved green space, life is just naturally better. Villages of Piedmont at Leopold’s Preserve is a community that places a special emphasis on conserving the beauty of nature. You’ll find seven miles of natural walking trails, wildflower meadows, a playground and dog park all within this Prince William County community.

Vistas at Lansdowne

Leesburg, VA

This 55+ Active Lifestyle Community is designed for active adults who never stop moving. You can stroll along the community’s extensive trail system, explore the nearby parks and enjoy the open space that surrounds you. And because the very best of Leesburg and Virginia Wine Country are just minutes away, an outdoor adventure can happen on a moment’s notice.


Ashburn, VA

With half of Willowsford’s 4,000 acres set aside for preservation, recreation and agriculture, this Ashburn, VA, community is an elegant refuge from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. 40 miles of walking trails weave through this community’s breathtaking landscape, and The Lodge at Willow Lake provides even more outdoor amenities and recreation at the center of it all.

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How to visit and enter these homes without an appointment:

  1. Look for the COME ON IN! sign on a participating home.
  2. Download and use the NterNow app on your smartphone to get a one-time access code — or simply call the phone number on the sign.
  3. Enter the access code on the lock and that’s it! Just walk in and enjoy your tour.
  4. When you’re ready to leave, simply close the door behind you.