Springfield is easily accessible to the Fairfax County Parkway. There is shopping and a variety of restaurants including major chains and smaller eateries.
The Springfield Mall offers more than 150 stores with a wide range of items from clothing and accessories to home furnishings and electronics. Department stores include JC Penney, Target and Macy's.
Springfield Golf and Country Club is situated on 157 acres of rolling & wooded land. It is a family-oriented club featuring one of Northern Virginia’s finest-conditioned golf courses, year-round indoor and outdoor tennis, a 25 meter pool, a 42,000 sq. ft. clubhouse and a wide variety of social activities
South Run Rec center is a 7,000 square foot fitness center which is a 2-story structure overlooking parkland. It features cardio & strength training equipment, entertainment and expansive views. There is spin, mind and body studio, heated indoor pool with beach wading area, spa and outdoor sundeck. The lower level has a requetball/volleyball court. The 182 acres surrounding South Run offer soccer and baseball/softball fields, two tennis courts, two outdoor basketball courts, a field house with newly installed athletic turf playing surface, accessible playground and an off-leash dog area. Paved trails connect the center with Burke Lake Park and Lake Mercer.
Springfield has a well planned bus system and several kiss-and-ride and park-and-ride stations.