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.
Enjoy one of the premiere fall festivals in the area on October 1st and 2nd.
Celebrate Oktoberfest on historic Church Street in Vienna on Oct. 1st.
Find a pet-friendly spot in Fairfax County!
Find hotels close to a Metro station.
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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.
Arlington

Arlington

Arlington

Arlington

Welcome to Arlington

Arlington, Virginia, is known to many as the home to the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery, as well as the iconic Iwo Jima Memorial. Situated on the south bank of the Potomac River, and directly across from Washington, DC, Arlington is roughly 26 square miles.

Arlington has a number of unique "urban villages," filled with eclectic dining, boutique shopping, historic buildings, and monumental views of the Nation's Capital. You can walk across the Key Bridge from Rosslyn to D.C.'s trendy Georgetown area, or browse the weekend arts market in Courthouse, frequent the hipster hot-spots in Clarendon, or try some of the best ethnic restaurants in the area on Columbia Pike.


Here are some of the not-to-miss places to check out in Arlington:

  • The Air Force Memorial honors the men and women of the United States Air Force and consists of three stainless steel spires nearly 300 feet high.
  • Arlington National Cemetery (including the Arlington House) is a stunning and somber shrine to the thousands of heroes who have died defending our country and our freedom around the world.
  • The Marine Corps War Memorial (commonly called Iwo Jima) is the largest cast bronze statue in the world and is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives since 1775.
  • The Pentagon (including the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial) is the headquarters for the United States Department of Defense. Tours require reservations.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Island is a wooded island sanctuary in honor of our 26th President, Teddy Roosevelt. Hiking, birding, biking, and 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