Browse Fairfax County's many outdoor activities, from hiking and biking trails to zip lining and quiet park areas. Plus, camping, boating, fishing and more!
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Fairfax County is home to unique light shows to help you celebrate the season through early January!
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Find hotels close to a Metro station.
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Find heated outdoor dining at your favorite restaurants this winter!
Find chocolate treats all throughout Fairfax County.
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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.
Explore some of the many sites and attractions in the Washington, DC region virtually to help you plan your trip.
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.
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Marissa Daily

Marissa Daily is a Destination Marketing Specialist with Visit Fairfax. When she's not creating content for her social media or lifestyle blog, you can find her traveling across the globe, exploring the D.C. area, or binge-watching The Office for the millionth time.

Top 9 in 2020: Fairfax County's Best Captures

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but these awe-inspiring images of Fairfax County are bound to leave you speechless! Each year, talented locals and visitors alike take captures that showcase the diversity and beauty of our natural landscapes and attractions through photography. Here's…

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Best Sledding Spots in Fairfax County

It's official - winter is finally here in Northern Virginia! Sledding is a classic winter activity that's both festive and fun for the entire family. Dust off your sleds, bundle up, and head to Fairfax County's slopes for a thrill ride and some fresh air! After working up an appetite, be sure to…

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Cozy Outdoor Fall Date Ideas in Fairfax County

Just because the temperatures are cooling down, doesn't mean that your romance has to fizzle out too. In fact, autumn is one of the most romantic seasons to rekindle the spark between you and your special someone. Cozy blankets, warm fires, comfort food, and festive happenings are abundant -…

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Most Instagrammable Spots in Fairfax County

Ready to break the internet? Try finding an aesthetic Instagram location! Picture-perfect natural landscapes, mural art, furry friends, and artifacts make Fairfax County the perfect place to "WOW" all your Insta followers! There are plenty of scenic views in Northern Virginia. Go on a snapping…

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16 Dog-Friendly Patios in Fairfax County

Sweet summer nights are officially in full swing, and outdoor patios are open and ready to serve you! But, for those of us who have a four-legged member of the family, finding somewhere to eat can bring its own sets of challenges. Luckily, Fairfax County has an abundance of restaurants offering…

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Where to Go Mini Golfing in Fairfax County

August is officially National Golf Month! Who says miniature golf can't be included? These mini golf courses are perfect for the whole family with a variety of themes, lengths, and difficulty for everyone. What are you waiting fore ? Visit one of these Fairfax County mini golf courses for a little…

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Where to Find the Best Wings in Fairfax County

How do you like your chicken wings? Spicy or sweet? Dry-rubbed or saucy? America's favorite messy snack is widely enjoyed everywhere - from tailgates to family dinners. Lucky for us, there's no shortage of chicken wings here in Northern Virginia. If you're on a quest for the best chicken wings in…

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