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 3 totally unique light shows to help you celebrate the season!
New for 2016! The Chinese Lantern Festival at Roer's Zoofari is open through Jan. 1.
Ring in the New Year in style at one of these special events in Fairfax County.
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.
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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    George Washington's Mount Vernon

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    George Washington's Mount Vernon

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  2. 2 Day Tour

    Woodlawn

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    Woodlawn

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    George Mason's Gunston Hall

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    George Mason's Gunston Hall

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18TH CENTURY TO OUTER SPACE

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    National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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    National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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    George Washington's Mount Vernon

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    George Washington's Mount Vernon

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  3. 3 Day Tour

    Sully Historic Site

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    Sully Historic Site

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WASHINGTON, DC

  1. 1 Day Tour

    Lincoln Memorial

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    Lincoln Memorial

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    Natural History Museum

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    Natural History Museum

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  3. 3 Day Tour

    National Zoo

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    National Zoo

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THE GREAT OUTDOORS

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    Great Falls National Park

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    Great Falls National Park

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    Mason Neck State Park

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    Mason Neck State Park

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  3. 3 Day Tour

    Burke Lake

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    Burke Lake

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DIVINE WINE THROUGH TIME

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    Paradise Springs Winery

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    Paradise Springs Winery

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    The Winery at Bull Run

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    The Winery at Bull Run

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ARTS & CULTURE

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    Workhouse Arts Center

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    Workhouse Arts Center

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  2. 2 Day Tour

    1st Stage Tysons

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    1st Stage Tysons

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  3. 3 Day Tour

    Jammin Java

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    Jammin Java

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SECRET GARDENS

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    Green Spring Gardens

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    Green Spring Gardens

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    Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

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    Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

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  3. 3 Day Tour

    River Farm

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    River Farm

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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