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!
Your handy guide to everything Fall in Fairfax County! 🍂
Browse the TravelFX Blog for more inspiration on fun things to do in Fairfax County!
Scare up some Halloween fun in Fairfax County this fall at some of our events.
From Fall Festivals to Oktoberfests, here's what to do this September in Fairfax County.
Hit up the best leaf peeping spots in Fairfax County using our suggestions as a guide.
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!
Find outdoor dining at your favorite restaurants this summer!
From K-BBQ to double-fried chicken, enjoy the DC region's unofficial "Koreatown."
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.
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.

10 Olympian Athletes with Ties to Fairfax County

At long last, the 2020 Summer Olympics will kick off in Tokyo, Japan on July 23, 2021. Originally scheduled for last summer, the Games were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic – the first time ever this has happened. (There have been three cancellations in history, all due to the two World Wars…

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Where to Go Hiking in Fairfax County

Magnificent waterfalls, wildflower-speckled meadows, bustling wildlife habitats, and breathtaking scenery. One of Fairfax County's greatest assets is the over 900 miles of hiking trails that showcase the undeniable natural beauty of our region. Whether you’re looking to challenge yourself on a full…

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Your Guide to Fun in Springfield, VA

Trampolines. Zip lines. Movies. Parks. Shopping. Dave & Buster’s. Springfield, VA is a happy fun place in the heart of Fairfax County. It’s where you can find heart-pumping activities AND find solace in the great outdoors. It’s where weddings, reunions and conferences are held. It’s where the…

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Things to Do this July in Fairfax County

Summer is officially in full swing, and July 2021 has a full slate of fun lined up for Fairfax County! Between big holidays and momentous anniversaries, there is a myriad of ways to spend your summer days and nights in the nation’s capital region. Here's our roundup of things to do this month…

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Ways to Commemorate Juneteenth

It is known as “America's Second Independence Day.” Yet there is no battle marking that day. No birthday of a new nation. Not even an anniversary of a document. Rather Juneteenth, the commemoration of freedom from slavery, commemorates June 19, 1865 - the date federal troops arrived in Galveston, TX…

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Things to Do this June in Fairfax County

June means that it’s officially time to kick off summer! With the new season comes so many ways to soak up the sun, enjoy local attractions, and indulge in all things uniquely Fairfax County. From cicada-mania to fun festivals, here's our roundup of things to do this month. Bug Out with…

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8 (Safe) Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend may still look a bit different this year, but it shouldn’t keep us from remembering what the day is really all about: honoring the brave men and women who gave their lives to protect ours. Their sacrifices pave the way for our continued freedoms as American citizens. In addition…

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An Inside Look at Woodlawn's Captivating Story

One of the most remarkable sites in Fairfax County is Woodlawn. If you happen to stumble upon it, you might think it's just another old historic home here in Northern Virginia. And while that's understandable, you would be oh so wrong. Because extending beyond the modern-day mansion and adjacent…

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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
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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
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Storytellers Video Series

Every destination has a story. Meet Fairfax County's storytellers and then create your own travel story. More