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.
Celebrate all things cherry blossom from March 20 - April 15 at locations throughout the Capital Region.
Celebrate all things Irish at these events throughout the region for St. Patrick's Day.
Don't miss Cirque du Soleil's return to the Big Top in Tysons this April. Tickets on sale now.
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!
Get ready for St. Patrick's Day by scoping out the best Irish pubs in Fairfax County. Erin go braugh!
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.

Board of Directors

Visit Fairfax is governed by our Board of Directors, all of whom bring expertise from all forms of business segments including financial management, marketing, advertising, business development, and hospitality, and many others. We are proud to have such a diverse group of Directors on our Board! 

2017 - 2018 Visit Fairfax Board of Directors


Claude Andersen, Chairman
Clyde's Restaurant Group

Michael Session
Vice Chairman
Hyatt Regency Dulles 

Robert Maurer, Secretary
Tysons Corner Center/Macerich

Marc Fournier, Treasurer
George Mason University

Janet Sass,
Immediate Past Chairman
Northern Virginia Community College

Board Members:

Don Anderson
Sheraton/Westin Reston

Ken Balbuena
Board Member

Trish Drews
Crowne Plaza
Tysons Corner

Paul Gilbert   
NOVA Parks

Rajesh Khubchandani

Arvind Manocha
Wolf Trap

Scott McClinton
Westfields Marriott 

Sam Misleh
Walker's Grille

Marion Myers
Myers Public Relations

Scott Paradine
Fair Oaks Marriott

Fouad Qreitem
Paisano's Pizza

Robert Shenk
George Washington's
Mount Vernon

Dr. Sue Slocum
George Mason University

Mike Thompson
Board Member

Holly Williamson 
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum 
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center





Ex-Officio Members:

Barry Biggar
Visit Fairfax

Jim Corcoran
Northern Virginia
Chamber of Commerce

Gerry Gordon/Connie Royal
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

Ed Long
Fairfax County Government




Directors Emeritus:

Mark Carrier
B.F. Saul Hospitality Group 

Jim Wordsworth
JR'S Goodtimes, Inc.