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.
Learn about African American astronauts, pilots, and scientists of the past and present and their accomplishments. At the Udvar-Hazy Center on February 25th.
Celebrate Fat Tuesday and the Mardi Gras season in style at one of these fun events.
Join The Legwarmers at the State Theatre for two nights of 80s awesomeness on 2/24 and 2/25.
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!
Get ready for St. Patrick's Day by scoping out the best Irish pubs in Fairfax County. Erin go braugh!
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.


Welcome to Burke, Clifton and Lorton

Here are some facts about Burke, Clifton and Lorton to help you better enjoy your Fairfax County vacations. The combination of Burke, Clifton and Lorton is a nature and art lover's dream.  Burke is named for Silas Burke and is home to one of the area's most favorite natural resources Burke Lake.  Here you can find outdoor activities ranging from fishing to golf.  In nearby Clifton, you'll think you're hundreds of miles away from the Nation's Capital as you take in quaint shops and local dining establishments while relishing the small town vibe. Clifton is also home to Fairfax County's first winery, Paradise Springs.  Further south you'll find Lorton, home of the Workhouse Arts Center, one of the most unique art destinations found anywhere as it was built on the grounds of an old reformatory. The Comfort Inn Gunston Corner, which is located in Lorton, is the area's only hotel.

Dining in Burke, Clifton and Lorton

Dining in Burke, Clifton and Lorton

Browse through some of the favorite local dining establishments and get a taste of what's available in these wonderful communities. More
Attractions in Burke, Clifton and Lorton

Attractions in Burke, Clifton and Lorton

You'll be pleasantly surprised at the variety of entertaining attractions in this beautiful area of Fairfax County. More
Outdoor Attractions in Burke, Clifton and Lorton

Outdoor Attractions in Burke, Clifton and Lorton

The great outdoors await in the exquisite landscape of Burke, Clifton and Lorton. 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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