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Visit Fairfax is the official destination marketing organization for Fairfax County, Virginia. We're here as a resource to you on all things Fairfax County -- let us help you plan your next trip to Northern Virginia. Follow us on social media at @VisitFairfax or #FXVA.

Best Places to Spot Northern Virginia Wildlife This Winter

Compiled by the Fairfax County Park Authority staff. Whether you’re a nature photographer or simply an animal lover, winter is a great time to spot wildlife in county parks. With the leaves down, birds and animals are easier to see, and some migrating species only call Fairfax County home during the…

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Local Expert Q&A: Julie McCool

It’s clear (to us) that Fairfax County has a ton to offer its residents and visitors. But you don’t have to always hear it from us. Fairfax County and the National Capital Region is home to so many creative, intelligent, and passionate people whose goal is to help tell the stories that this area has…

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Local Expert Q&A: Jennifer Liao

It’s clear (to us) that Fairfax County has a ton to offer its residents and visitors. But you don’t have to always hear it from us. Fairfax County and the National Capital Region is home to so many creative, intelligent, and passionate people whose goal is to help tell the stories that this area has…

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Local Expert Q&A: Austin Graff

It’s clear (to us) that Fairfax County has a ton to offer its residents and visitors. But you don’t have to always hear it from us. Fairfax County and the National Capital Region are home to SO many creative, intelligent, and passionate people whose goal is to help tell the stories that this area…

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6 Hidden Forts Around Fairfax County

From the American Revolution and Civil War to remote parks where spies exchanged information, Fairfax County has been home to history and intrigue since its founding in 1742. Our first president lived here. Battles were fought here. Military museums and memorials surround us. And aircraft from every…

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4 Reasons To Attend The World Culture Festival

Picture this: The National Mall in Washington, DC is filled with multicultural celebrations that will color the streets with over 150,000 visitors from around the world - all enjoying an abundance of ethnic food, vibrant dance performances, and connecting through soul-enriching meditation. This is…

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Take a BBQ Safari in Fairfax County

Pack your wet wipes because we're going on a quest for some 'cue! Summer's here. You can smell it in the air. The smoky bouquet of oak, maple, and hickory. A waft of dry rub in the breeze. And that intoxicating aroma that comes when sauce and meats collide. It can only mean one thing—BBQ season has…

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Explore Fairfax South: The Newly Designated Potomac Banks

The southern part of Fairfax County, newly designated as Potomac Banks: Explore Fairfax South due to its location along the banks of the Potomac and Occoquan Rivers, is especially blessed with historic homes, one-of-a-kind museums, expansive parks, and other attractions. You could spend days in this…

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