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.

National Plan for Vacation Day

We understand the value of vacation time for our relationships, personal well-being, and professional success. Yet, 51% of Americans skip the one step that could help them vacation: planning. Individuals who plan are more likely to use all of their time off, take more vacation days at once, and report greater levels of happiness in every category measured. 

Fairfax County, Virginia is joining with Project: Time Off on January 30, 2018 for National Plan for Vacation Day to encourage Americans to declare their vacation days for the rest of the year, at the start of the year. Below, you'll find some tools to help you plan and some inspiration on why we think Fairfax County might be the just the getaway you need. #PlanForVacation  


Samantha Brown is Tired of Your Excuses:

 

Plot Out Your Vacation Days Today: 

Fairfax County Travel Inspiration:
 

Use these pre-planned itineraries to jump start your vacation planning to Fairfax County, Virginia - located just across the river from Washington, DC.  Browse our events calendar to see what's going on during your trip.  Print out some of our maps to help you find the best neighborhood to stay in.  Download our 2018 Visitors Guide and/or free smartphone app to bookmark the best attractions for your trip. 

 

Mount Vernon

Pre-Planned Itineraries

Choose from a handful of pre-planned itineraries to help you shape your story idea or plan your trip to Northern Virginia. Learn why Fairfax County has many stories to tell. More
Download our Visitors Guide

Download our Visitors Guide

Download our Visitors Guide to help you plan your trip. Find information on attractions, restaurants, hotels and learn a little history about Fairfax County. More
Events Calendar

Events Calendar

There's always something going on in Fairfax County. Make sure to bookmark our calendar of events to keep tabs on events, activities, and more in Northern Virginia. More
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Things to Do

From top historic sites and Virginia wine country to museums and acres of outdoor recreation, Fairfax County is home to an innumerable amount of things to do. More
Deals and Specials

Special Deals & Offers

We know you're always looking for a good deal to plan your next vacation with, so we've put together a place where you can always find out the latest special offers going on! More
Maps

Area Maps

Fairfax County is a great starting point for everything from exploring Civil War battlefields to taking in a Smithsonian museum. Explore for yourself with our convenient area maps. More

This Could Be You in Fairfax County ...

Visit Our Attractions

Visit Our Attractions

Check out our list of fantastic attractions and add them to your itinerary. More
Book a Hotel

Book a Hotel

Browse our list of sortable hotels and find the one that's perfect for you! More
Fun in Fairfax

Fun in Fairfax

From festivals to theatre to sports and music, Fairfax County has events that are fun for the whole family. Bookmark our calendar to find the best one for you. More