See why Fairfax County is a great place to be during the holiday season!
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.
Visit Mount Vernon the weekend of Feb. 18-20 to celebrate our first President's 285th birthday!!
Find romantic getaway ideas and fun events to celebrate love!
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!
Browse Trip Advisor's "Most Romantic Restaurants" in Fairfax County on our St. Valentine's Day page.
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.

Posts from May 2011


Fairfax County, VA - May 12, 2011 - Since 1984, the travel industry has designated the first full week in May as National Travel & Tourism Week - a week dedicated to spreading the word on the power of travel and the benefits of tourism. Visit Fairfax ( salutes the thousands of individuals in Fairfax County that work in our industry - from airline and hotel employees to restaurant, attraction and taxi workers - who raise the quality of life in our area for visitors and residents alike.



Fairfax County, VA - May 9, 2011 - Summer is upon us, and parents all across the country are scouring for ideas to ensure their kids won't utter the dreaded phrase: "I'm bored. There's nothing to do!" Fear not! Visit Fairfax's website ( ) and event calendar is full of one-of-a-kind celebrations, festivals, and fly-ins to ensure that the summer of 2011 never has a dull moment.



Fairfax County, VA - May 3, 2011 - The summer of 2011 will bring history to life in Northern Virginia, and visitors making Fairfax County their base camp to experience it all can now do more than just be a witness to the events surrounding the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.