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.
Limited engagement of Cirque du Soleil's "OVO" at EagleBank Arena from Aug. 16-20. Don't miss it!
Summer is the perfect time to attend a concert at Wolf Trap's majestic Filene Center.
Check out the fairs, festivals and special events happening around our region.
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!
3-Course Meals for Low, Low Prices at Some of the Area's Best Restaurants!
Browse our dining deals to save some dough on your next meal.
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.
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.
Fairfax/Vienna

Fairfax/Vienna

Fairfax/Vienna

Fairfax/Vienna

Welcome to Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax encompasses a large central area of Fairfax County that includes the Historic City of Fairfax, an independent city which gets its name from Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron, who had five million acres of land located in Northern Virginia. There is so much fascinating history in the City of Fairfax and the surrounding Fairfax area of the County that you can bet your family will enjoy a vacation here. Immerse your children in activities that stimulate their imagination while enjoying a favorite place to visit, shop, and dine. Old Town Fairfax's walkable downtown and proximity to George Mason University makes it easy to fully immerse yourself in the history of the city.


Attractions in Fairfax & Vienna

Things to Do in Fairfax

From Civil War history to top performing arts venues, Fairfax offers a lot for those looking for a full day! More
Dining in Fairfax & Vienna

Restaurants in Fairfax

From upscale settings to local watering holes, explore the many dining options in the Fairfax area. More
Hotel Deals & Packages

Hotels in Fairfax

Looking for hotels in the Fairfax area? Check out this list of some of the great places to stay in Fairfax County. More

Spotlight

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