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.
Visit Mount Vernon the weekend of Feb. 18-20 to celebrate our first President's 285th birthday!!
Celebrate Fat Tuesday and the Mardi Gras season in style at one of these fun events.
Don't miss Riverbend Park's Astronomy Festival on Feb. 18 for stargazing, storytelling and hot cocoa around the campfire.
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.
Great Falls/McLean

Great Falls/McLean

Welcome to Great Falls and McLean

Here are some facts about Great Falls and McLean to help you better enjoy your Fairfax County vacations. McLean received its name from John Roll McLean, the former publisher and owner of The Washington Post, and is home to many famous political figures and Fortune 500 companies. Within the central area of McLean you'll find opportunities to take in shows at the local theatre, and shop and dine at locally established shops and restaurants.  Great Falls is a peaceful and naturally beautiful area of the county which is home to Great Falls National Park and Riverbend Park.  These wonderful recreational areas give locals and visitors alike ample opportunities to explore the great outdoors on their many trails and allow for breathtaking views and access to the Potomac River.

Dining in Great Falls & McLean

Dining in Great Falls & McLean

Search for the best restaurants in Great Falls and McLean by visiting our complete list of dining establishments. More
Attractions in Great Falls & McLean

Attractions in Great Falls & McLean

Connect with the great outdoors or unique local entertainment once you've browsed through our list of things to do in Great Falls in McLean. More
Accommodations in Great Falls & McLean

Accommodations in Great Falls & McLean

Find just the place for you're looking for by checking out our list of hotels found in the Great Falls and McLean area of Fairfax County. 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