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Fairfax County, Virginia

Nestled in Northern Virginia just across the Potomac River from DC, Fairfax County offers an enticing mix of big-city amenities, small-town charm and picture-perfect natural surroundings. Rediscover America's history through countless historical sites and hidden gems. Unwind at one of our many breweries and wineries. Connect with nature at our endless parks, rivers and outdoor escapes. No matter what your perfect day may be, we hope you'll experience it in Fairfax County.



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  • annandale
  • burke
  • centreville
  • chantilly
  • clifton
  • fairfax
  • falls church
  • great falls
  • herndon
  • lorton
  • mclean
  • merrifield
  • mount vernon
  • reston
  • springfield
  • tysons
  • vienna

Featured Attractions

  • George Washington's Mount Vernon
  • Great Falls Park
  • George Mason's Gunston Hall
  • Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
  • The National Museum of the United States Army
  • Tysons Shopping
  • The National Mall
  • Wolf Trap
  • Workhouse Arts Center


  • Alexandria
  • Arlington
  • Washington, D.C.


The historic City of Alexandria has a charm all its own with cobblestone streets and riverside views.

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Old Town Alexandria

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This growing and ethnically diverse part of the county has some of the best dining and unique shopping in the area.

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Things to Do in Annandale

Annandale Restaurants

A Delicious Tour Through Annandale

The Block is perfect as a spot to hang out with friends, especially when you're craving savory or sweet eats.

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Arlington, Virginia, is known to many as the home to the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery, as well as the iconic Iwo Jima Memorial. Situated on the south bank of the Potomac River, and directly across from Washington, DC, Arlington is roughly 26 square miles.

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Arlington National Cemetery

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US Marine Corps War Memorial

Pentagon Memorial

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Abundant natural resources, a one-of-a-kind arts center, and friendly faces are awaiting you in this area of Fairfax County.

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Things to Do in Burke and Lorton

Burke and Lorton Area Restaurants

Finding Art, Nature, & History in Burke and Lorton

[Burke Lake Park is] Virginia's hidden gem, one of our favorite spots to go.

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This area has incredible Civil War history, but is also home to an award-winning winery and an up-and-coming Korean food scene.

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Things to Do in Centreville

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Centreville Hotels

The Winery at Bull Run is creating more than wine here, they are creating an experience!

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You'll be transported from the 18th Century to outer space in this part of the county that features everything from Civil War history to the Space Shuttle Discovery.

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Things to Do in Chantilly

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After visiting the National Air and Space Museum, we may have a future pilot in our family!

Jennifer Smith
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Clifton is a quaint small town with antiques, local cafes and shops, an award-winning winery, and surprising history.

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Things to Do in Clifton

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6 Ways to Explore Clifton

Paradise Springs has been my favorite Virginia winery for years.

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Learn about Fairfax's integral part of the American Civil War, explore the historic Old Town Fairfax, and enjoy a trendy food scene in this central part of the county.

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Things to Do in Fairfax

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The George Mason Center for the Arts is no longer a "best kept secret" but now a very much appreciated treasure.

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