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.
Fall fun on the farm from September 24th through October 31st.
Enjoy one of the premiere fall festivals in the area on October 1st and 2nd.
Celebrate Oktoberfest on historic Church Street in Vienna on Oct. 1st.
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!
When you're in the mood to dine al fresco, look no further than our list of restaurants offering a range of outdoor seating options.
Play, eat, drink, and have fun at Springfield Town Center!
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.
Historical Figures

Historical Figures

Historical Figures

Meet our historical friends - George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin. Let them tell you a little something about why they love Fairfax County, Virginia and why you should come visit us on your next vacation!

Hear Our Founding Fathers Talk About Fairfax County

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin all have their own reasons for why they love Fairfax County, Virginia. They were recently "spotted" in New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC talking about some of the sites and attractions that Fairfax County offers visitors to the National Capital Region. Find out for yourself what they had to say ... and then enter to win your own luxurious weekend getaway to Fairfax County, VA.

Now Experience It For Yourself

Click on the Founding Father of your choice below, and hear what they each have to say about Fairfax County, VA!

Historical Figure: George Washington    Historical Figure: Ben Franklin    Historical Figure: Thomas Jefferson