See why Fairfax County is a great place to be during the holiday season!
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!!
Find romantic getaway ideas and fun events to celebrate love!
Don't miss Cirque du Soleil's return to the Big Top in Tysons this April. Tickets on sale now.
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!
Browse Trip Advisor's "Most Romantic Restaurants" in Fairfax County on our St. Valentine's Day page.
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.


Located in the heart of historic Northern Virginia, Fairfax County provides valuable opportunities to connect with America and with Virginia tourism news. From 18th Century history to outer space, visitors are surrounded by countless adventures that would satisfy everyone from a bookworm to an adrenaline junkie. Fairfax County, VA positions visitors in the center of it all - as the Gateway to Virginia's Wine Country and located just a few short miles from our Nation's Capital to the east.  

Visit Fairfax wants to help you with your next media assignment! From giving you story ideas, keeping you abreast of Fairfax news, organizing familiarization tours, and preparing press releases and letting you in on our latest promotions, our Press Section puts you in the know. Meet your deadlines by scouring itinerariessignature eventstourism statisticsmedia galleries and more. And be sure to check out our new Storytellers Video Series to dig into some truly unique stories in Fairfax County.

For questions, contact Ali Morris by phone at 703-752-9505 or by email at

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Mount Vernon

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