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.
Northern Virginia's most famous fall festival runs all October long and then returns November 3rd-7th.
5,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins come to Lake Fairfax Oct. 5 - Oct. 29.
Browse our list of the largest fall 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!
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.
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.
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 (keep checking back this week for more!):

  • Mount Vernon: FREE Admission for all active duty, former, or retired military personnel on Friday, Nov. 11 from 9am - 4pm.
  • All Fairfax County RECenters are offering complimentary admission to Veterans and their families on Friday, 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.
  • BJ's Brewhouse, Tysons: All Veterans and Active Duty Military enjoy a complimentary entree under $12.95 on the house. Plus, $5 beers at all!
  • Outback Steakhouses: Free Bloomin' Onion and Coca-Cola on November 11 (with show of valid military ID). Also, enjoy 15% off your entire check from November 12 through December 31.

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