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.