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.
Have a frightfully good time at one of these Fairfax County Halloween events - happening throughout October.
Don't miss the Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China at GMU's Center for the Arts Nov. 4-5!
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.
Neighborhoods - Alexandria/Springfield

Neighborhoods - Alexandria/Springfield

Welcome to Alexandria and Springfield

Here are some facts about Alexandria and Springfield to help you better enjoy your Fairfax County vacations. Springfield is the main business center in the southern part of Fairfax County which was originally founded as a station along the Orange and Alexandria Railroad in 1847. The newly opened Springfield Town Center provides ample dining and entertainment opportunities for visitors here.  The Alexandria section of Fairfax County, located south of the City of Alexandria, is home to Fort Belvoir and is one the fastest growing areas of the county.  Historic sites like Woodlawn and Huntley Meadows perfectly illustrate the natural beauty, charm and history of this part of the county that flanks the Potomac River.

Dining in Alexandria & Springfield

Dining in Alexandria & Springfield

Click here to browse through local favorites and get a taste of what's available in the Springfield and Alexandria area of Fairfax County. More
Attractions in Alexandria & Springfield

Attractions in Alexandria & Springfield

Check out all the historic and interesting things to do around Springfield and Alexandria. More
Accommodations in Alexandria & Springfield

Accommodations in Alexandria & Springfield

Find the perfect place to stay from our complete list of Alexandria and Springfield hotels. More


Mount Vernon - Hat and Whistle Boy

Family-Friendly Fairfax

Immerse your children in activities that stimulate their imagination. With so much fascinating history in Fairfax County, you can bet they’ll have fun while they learn. More
Seasonal Events Calendar

Seasonal Events Calendar

Catch the spirit of the season and attend one of these fun events found throughout Fairfax County. More
Storytellers Video Series

Storytellers Video Series

Every destination has a story. Meet Fairfax County's storytellers and then create your own travel story. More

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