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.
Have a frightfully good time at one of these Fairfax County Halloween events - happening throughout October.
Don't miss the Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China at GMU's Center for the Arts Nov. 4-5!
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!
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.
Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Veterans Day


We should be grateful for our military personnel and veterans every day, but this year (and every year) on Veterans Day we can help celebrate the greatness they've brought to our country through their sacrifices and commitment. If you're looking for events, memorials, commemorations, or even just a special discount for your own military family member, look no further than Fairfax County!

Special Deals:

  • All Fairfax County RECenters are offering complimentary admission to Veterans and their families on Wednesday, November 11. Admission includes the use of pools and spas, fitness rooms, drop-in fitness classes, gyms, racquetball courts. Amenities vary by location. Click here to find the closest RECenter to you.
  • All active duty and veteran military personnel get special pricing privileges for golf at the following Fairfax County Park Authority Golf Courses on Mondays through December 31, 2015: Laurel Hill Golf Club (Lorton), Greendale Golf Course (Alexandria), Oak Marr Golf Course (Oakton) and Pinecrest Golf Course (Alexandria). Proof of service required. Mondays only. Details here.
  • Lobster Maine-ia, Chantilly: In honor of Veterans Day, take advantage of these great specials on Wednesday the 11th only. A portion of all sales will go to the Wounded Warrior Project. Specials on lobsters, lobster rolls, tuna, salmon, swordfish, and scallops. 
  • Outback Steakhouses: Free Bloomin' Onion and Beverage on November 11 (with show of valid military ID). Also, enjoy 15% off your entire check from November 12 through December 31.
  • Forge Brew Works: 10% discount for military and First Responders on November 11.
  • American Tap Room: This Wednesday November 11th, any active or retired military will receive 20% off their bill.
  • Chima Steakhouse: Complimentary rodizio for the Veteran with the purchase of one full dinner rodizio on Tuesday November 10 and Wednesday November 11. (must present ID or discharge letter)

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