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.
Fairfax County has 2 totally unique light shows to help you celebrate the season!
The holidays are full of delight at George Washington’s estate through January 6th!
Browse our list of seasonal fairs, festivals and special events happening around our region.
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!
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.

FAMILY FRIENDLY

Every year, tons of families visit Virginia and surrounding areas (such as Washington, DC) for vacation. Our family friendly activities are great for kids of all ages from toddler to teen, you’ll find great things to do for the whole family! . From fun and interactive displays at the kid-friendly educational center at eorge Washington's Mount Vernon to the fastest jet in the world at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center, and even to outdoor performing arts theaters built JUST for kids, it won't just be your kids saying "Best Trip Ever!" Explore all the best kids activities in the search below but here is a quick list of some of our favorites:

  • Ziplining
  • Historic Sightseeing (Mount Vernon for example)
  • Outdoor exploration
  • Bowling
  • Waterpark Fun
  • Mini Golf

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Fairs and Festivals

Seasonal Fun

Celebrate the season by visiting us during special holiday celebrations, taking in our one-of-a-kind attractions, or attending our epic festivals and special events found only in the region. 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
Storytellers Video Series

Storytellers Video Series

Every destination has a story. Meet Fairfax County's storytellers and then create your own travel story. More