Meet Fairfax County's storytellers, and then create your own travel story.
The country's most visited historic estate invites you visit and explore.
Summer is the perfect time to attend a concert at Wolf Trap's majestic Filene Center.
Cirque du Soleil presents KURIOS: Cabinet of Curiosities at Lerner Town Square at Tysons II from July 21 through September 18, 2016.
Craft beer, food trucks, entertainment and more at the Workhouse Arts Center August 13 - get your tickets today!
Enjoy the 68th Annual 4-H Fair and Carnival August 4-7 at Frying Pan Farm Park!
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!
Play, eat, drink, and have fun at Springfield Town Center!
Try your hand at one of our local chef’s recipes.
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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.
The Civil War in Fairfax County and the Capital Region

The Civil War in Fairfax County and the Capital Region

The Civil War in Fairfax County and the Capital Region

When exploring the critical role of Fairfax County's Civil War history, you'll find yourself visiting multiple Northern Virginia Civil War historic sites. The total American Civil War immersive experience is found both inside and outside the county with multiple museums, Civil War battle sites, and poignant historic sites telling the story of the most turbulent time in American history. 

StoryTellers Your Stories to Create

Civil War Era Buildings in Fairfax County

Civil War Attractions

Explore the wealth of Civil War attractions throughout the Capital Region that tell the tales of war. More
Presidents and Their Generals

Civil War Itineraries

Browse these self guided tours that take you through the Capital Region from battle sites to little known Civil War historic sites. More
The Battle of Second Manassas / Bull Run

People, Battles & Stories

Fascinating stories, epic battles and American heroes all played a role in defining the Civil War. More
The Civil War in Fairfax County and the Capital Region

Download the Fairfax County Civil War Brochure

This downloadable brochure has an amazing amount of Civil War information regarding Fairfax County and the Civil War. More
Civil War Events

Civil War Events

Various sites and attractions throughout the region hold Civil War themed events to commemorate and educate. More
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Sign Up For Civil War eNews

Our monthly eNewsletter details the sites, events and stories that bring the Civil War to life in the Capital Region. More

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Like Fairfax Civil War on Facebook

Be sure to visit our Civil War Facebook page for information on the Civil War in the Capital Region. More
The Civil War in Fairfax County and the Capital Region

Download the Fairfax County Civil War Brochure

This downloadable brochure has an amazing amount of Civil War information regarding Fairfax County and the Civil War. More
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Visit the Fairfax Civil War YouTube Channel

Visit us on YouTube and see videos related to Fairfax County's Civil War stories. More