Meet Fairfax County's storytellers, and then create your own travel story.
The country's most visited historic estate invites you visit and explore.
This Smithsonian museum is the sister facility to the museum on the National Mall.
Fairfax County has 2 totally unique light shows to help you celebrate the season!
The holidays are full of delight at George Washington’s estate through January 6th!
Browse our list of seasonal fairs, festivals and special events happening around our region.
Find a pet-friendly spot in Fairfax County!
Find hotels close to a Metro station.
Looking for a hotel in a specific area? Use our handy hotel map!
Next happy hour? Try some of the local breweries & brewpubs!
Browse our dining deals to save some dough on your next meal.
Try your hand at one of our local chef’s recipes.
Fly to Fairfax County!
From metro stations to hotels to attractions, find the map you need most.
Carry all there is to see and do right in the palm of your hand.
Check out our calendar of seasonal festivities happening around the region!
From Civil War battlefields to DC monuments, here's your guide to the area.
The urban center of Fairfax County, Tysons is a destination of its own.

Activity Ideas Celebrating the County's 275th Anniversary

Browse our suggestions below and see if there is anything that you can incorporate into your lesson plans or daily activities.

  • interview residents of the county
  • host an art show with various student artwork, including photographs
  • create travel brochures of our county historical sites/buildings
  • create maps of your neighborhood
  • play or create period music
  • develop dramas/skits/songs
  • host a fashion show through the years
  • host a historical talent/variety show
  • prepare history exhibits/pop-up museums
  • create time capsules
  • invite guest speakers
  • create driving/walking tours
  • write poems
  • research the history of the county's places/names
  • write birthday cards for the county
  • collect 275 things that students like about the county
  • create a "This Day in Fairfax County" newspaper, website, power point presentation
  • create infographics using data for the county
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Fairfax 275 Facebook Page

Follow the official Fairfax 275 Facebook page to see amazing historical images of the county and to get more information on the commemorations taking place throughout 2017! More
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Visit our 275th Anniversary YouTube Channel

Enjoy a series of commemorative short videos produced by Fairfax County's own Channel 16 which highlight some of Fairfax County's significant historical moments. More
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Download an application to request use of the official logo of Fairfax County's 275th Anniversary celebration for your own website, collateral, or special project. More