Fairfax County, VA – June 19, 2018 – Visitors traveling to the National Capital Region for Major League Baseball’s 2018 All-Star Week will find affordable hotel rates, plus a myriad of all-star attractions and activities, in Fairfax County. All-Star Week in neighboring Washington, D.C. takes place July 13 through July 17, culminating in the Midsummer Classic on Tuesday, July 17. Here’s how visitors can create their own all-star vacation in the National Capital Region. Start the planning process at www.FXVA.com/baseball.
Fairfax County is home to several bucket list attractions, including the home of America’s Founding Father, George Washington. Visitors to Mount Vernon can tour his beloved home and gardens, learn about his life in the Education Center, and step into his footsteps by participating in the new “Be Washington” experience. Next, salute America’s ground-breaking forays into aviation and space at Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. This sister site to the museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. is home to the iconic Space Shuttle Discovery and the world’s fastest jet, the SR-71 Blackbird. Pick up one of their new audio tours during your visit! Embrace America’s “best idea” by exploring two unique National Parks: the cascading waterfalls and miles of trails at Great Falls Park and the multiple music venues and nature trails at Wolf Trap, the only National Park dedicated to the performing arts.
ALL-STAR ACTIVITIES & EVENTS
Experience “major league” adventure at one of Fairfax County’s newest outdoor parks, Go Ape! Zip Line & Treetop Adventure. The site is offering 15% off all bookings through July 22, 2018. Beat the heat with a family visit to one of four themed waterparks or try some local Virginia wine at one of two award-winning Fairfax County wineries. Keep complete tabs on exciting summer events throughout All-Star Week by visiting www.FXVA.com/events.
Can’t make it to the big game, but don’t want to miss the action? Many Fairfax County dining establishments will be airing the All-Star Game. Choose from hundreds of award-winning restaurants, lively sports pubs, or even some of the county’s independent craft breweries. To browse the array of dining experiences in Fairfax County, visit www.FXVA.com.
Direct accessibility to Washington, D.C. and 100+ hotels with competitive rates make Fairfax County a great value for families and individuals traveling during the highly-anticipated MLB All-Star Week. Learn more about hotel accommodations and other vacation planning tools at FXVA.com. Join the conversation online at www.Facebook.com/VisitFairfaxVA or on Twitter and Instagram at @VisitFairfax. Hashtag: #FXVA
Visit Fairfax is the official tourism organization for Fairfax County, Virginia. Charged with destination marketing and tourism promotion, it is directed by many of the County’s top tourism and hospitality leaders. Download the free app at www.FXVA.com/mobile.
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