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.
Enjoy one of the premiere fall festivals in the area on October 1st and 2nd.
Celebrate Oktoberfest on historic Church Street in Vienna on Oct. 1st.
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.
Centreville/Chantilly

Self-Guided Tours & Itineraries

Itineraries

Wondering what to see and do on your visit to Fairfax County and the Washington, DC region? How about a vacation that's more than just a vacation? Immerse yourself in the history, the stories, and the culture that you will find in Fairfax County. Spend a day in George Washington's shoes, sift through discoveries on an archaeological expedition at George Mason's Gunston Hall, travel back in time to 1771 to help a farm family with their chores, or climb inside of a flight simulator to feel the thrill of piloting your own plane.

Whether you're here for a day, a weekend, or a full week, we have some exciting ideas to help you plan. Take a look through some of our favorite itineraries for an adventure of a lifetime.


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HISTORIC HOMES OF FAIRFAX

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18TH CENTURY TO OUTER SPACE

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WASHINGTON, DC

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THE GREAT OUTDOORS

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DIVINE WINE THROUGH TIME

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ARTS & CULTURE

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SECRET GARDENS

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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