Meet Fairfax County's storytellers, and then create your own travel story.
The country's most visited historic estate invites you visit and explore.
Summer is the perfect time to attend a concert at Wolf Trap's majestic Filene Center.
Explore July 4th events happening throughout the Capital Region.
Support this fun event benefiting the Children's National Medical Center in DC June 24 -25
Crowded Streets performs at this free concert on the Tysons Corner Center Plaza June 24.
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!
Next happy hour? Try some of the local breweries & brewpubs!
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.
Things To Do

Things To Do

Things To Do

Browse all the things to do in Fairfax County, Virginia! There are plenty of Washington DC area activities to choose from, such as family-friendly waterparks for a day with the kids, trendy pubs for a night with friends, and historical attractions that are exciting for the whole family. We invite you to check out our list below to help you plan your perfect Northern Virginia vacation. If you're looking for things to do this weekend, make sure to visit our Fairfax events page.


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Attractions

Attractions

Take a look at some of our popular attractions, from historic sites to museums to zoos, and find out why Fairfax County is an exciting destination for visitors of all ages. More
Events Calendar

Events Calendar

There's always something going on in Fairfax County. Make sure to bookmark our calendar of events to keep tabs on events, activities, and more in Northern Virginia. More
Itineraries

Itineraries

Want some help planning the perfect trip? Start with some of our pre-planned itineraries for ideas on things to do and see in Northern Virginia. More
Nightlife

Nightlife

From live music to breweries and pubs to sports bars, find your perfect way to relax after a long day of work or traveling. In Northern Virginia, there are many ways to kick back & relax! More
Shopping

Shopping

Whether you like expansive malls, high end boutiques, serene open air settings, or finding the most unique small shops Northern Virginia has to offer, we have something for everyone! More
Civil War Sites & Stories

Civil War Sites & Stories

History was made in Fairfax County. Travel back in time and experience history when you visit Civil War battlefields, hear stories, and follow graffiti trails left by soldiers. More
Family-Friendly

Family-Friendly

From waterparks to playgrounds, there are many places for families to explore and make memories in Northern Virginia. Take a look at which ones would be best for you! More
Music & The Arts

Music & The Arts

Find art galleries, concert & performance venues, theaters, and movie theaters by browsing through the many arts & cultural sites in Fairfax County. More
Outdoor Activities & Sports

Outdoor Activities & Sports

Whether you're looking to hike, bike, walk, swim, kayak or bird-watch, Fairfax County has it! We even have two National Parks waiting for your adventurous footsteps to explore. More
Washington, DC

Washington, DC

With Washington DC right around our corner, it's so easy to take a daytrip to our Nation's Capital. From attractions to museums, get great information on DC for your next trip. More
Deals & Specials

Deals & Specials

We know you want to save some money on your next trip to Virginia. Start here with some of the deals, specials, and promotions our attractions are offering. More
Museums

Museums

Take a trip to one of the many museums in the area and learn about everything that makes America such a special place. More
Nature & Parks

Nature & Parks

With more than 30,000 acres of parkland in Fairfax County, there are incredible opportunities waiting for you. Find a park or garden to visit on your trip to Northern Virginia. More
Seasonal Events & Things to Do

Seasonal Events & Things to Do

Fairfax County is the perfect destination for seasonal excursions. Whether you're looking for romantic getaways, rowdy holiday events, or family attractions, Fairfax County has you covered. More
Wineries & Breweries

Wineries & Breweries

Fairfax County is the Gateway to Virginia's Wine Country, so you have a multitude of vineyards to choose from. If you'd rather open a cold one, browse through some of our breweries & pubs! More

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