Nestled between the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Potomac River, Leesburg enjoys the best of both worlds – the peaceful tranquility of the country and the bright lights of the city. Located on the western edge of the Washington DC metropolitan area, Leesburg is just 15 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport and less than an hour from downtown DC.
How to Get to Leesburg . . .
Leesburg can be reached by U.S. Route 15, State Route 7, or the Dulles Greenway Toll Road. Click here for driving directions.
Visitors from Maryland enjoy traveling to Leesburg via White’s Ferry, the last operating ferry on the Potomac River. The ferry has been carrying vehicles and passengers on a five-minute ride across the river north of Leesburg since 1828.
Maryland's MARC Train offers service to and from Washington, D.C., from Point of Rocks, Maryland, about 12 miles north of Leesburg.
With its location at the western terminus of the Dulles Greenway toll road, Leesburg enjoys excellent access to Washington Dulles International Airport. In addition, the Leesburg Executive Airport, one of the region's busiest general aviation airports, provides further transportation options into and out of the area.
The Town is also accessible via the W&OD Trail, a hiking/biking trail that runs from Arlington to Purcellville, Virginia, along the bed of the former Washington & Old Dominion Railroad.