Just 30 miles south of Washington, D.C. in Prince William, Va., lies the quaint town of Quantico. Bordered on three sides by the Marine base and on the fourth by the Potomac River, the town features charming shops and restaurants within easy walking distance from base. While average temperatures are mild, winter lows can drop down to the 20s and highs can reach 90 degrees in the summer.
Lincoln Military Housing offers 1,137 homes within nine communities serving the Marine Corps Base Quantico.
Quantico, known as "the Crossroads of the Marine Corps," is the beating heart of the Marines, and is proud of its military culture and history. Several significant sites include the Air-Ground Museum on base, the National Museum of the Marine Corps, and the Quantico National Cemetery.
The Prince William area offers a myriad of year-round attractions and activities for military families, including several water parks, 18-hole golf courses, and numerous opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. Popular destinations such the Leesylvania State Park, Prince William Forest Park, and the Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge are popular choices. Easy access to camping, hunting, biking, boating and the endless attractions of the nation’s capital make Quantico a truly exciting place to live.