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Meet Fairfax County's storytellers, and then create your own travel story.
The country's most visited historic estate invites you visit and explore.
This Smithsonian museum is the sister facility to the museum on the National Mall.
Plan to commemorate Memorial Day with us at regional festivals, parades, and events May 24-27.
Witness the 21st Annual Ride of the Patriots® to Rolling Thunder® on May 26.
This annual event honors and sacrifice from across the generations on May 27.
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!
When you're in the mood to dine al fresco, look no further than our list of restaurants offering a range of outdoor seating options.
Browse our dining deals to save some dough on your next meal.
Try your hand at one of our local chef’s recipes.
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.
Check out our calendar of seasonal festivities happening around the region!
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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Memorial Day In The Capital Region

Memorial Day around the Capital Region is unique in that it's full of opportunity to remember what the holiday is actually about, but also affords you the opportunity to enjoy the freedoms our American heroes fought so bravely to preserve. You can check out our complete list of Memorial Day events…

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Why Travel Matters in Fairfax County

We pass popular tourist sites like George Washington’s Mount Vernon every day, but we may not even think about how it supports our community. But Mount Vernon and others like Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center , Great Falls Park , Tysons Corner Center , Wolf Trap…

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Historic Garden Week in Virginia

What is it? This year marks the 86th anniversary of Historic Garden Week in Virginia – hosted by the Garden Club of Virginia. For a week in April, more than 150 homeowners throughout the Commonwealth will open their garden gates and doors. Can I find a tour in Fairfax County? This year, Virginia…

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It's Festival Season in Fairfax County

Finally! The weather is nice. Everyone has been waiting to get out and enjoy the warmth and sunshine that hasn't been around since late last summer. We have community festivals all around the county – pretty much every weekend from late April through mid-June. So put on your shorts, grab some suntan…

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How to Celebrate Pi Day in Fairfax County

Looking for an excuse to eat some delicious sweet and savory goodness? Search no more! Celebrate Pi Day in Fairfax County with our unique bakeries, eateries, and attractions. Good ‘ole classic dessert pies (or even for breakfast, we won’t tell!) Danielle’s Desserts 1770 International Dr., McLean…

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Leap into March: 11 Things to Do in Fairfax County

Here on vacation? Business? A little bit of both? Even if you’re a resident looking to break cabin fever, Fairfax County always has something to do. With any luck, March will be the start of a greener season. This means more time for Festivals & Special Events , Nature & Parks , and History -- all…

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Just Announced: Wolf Trap Summer 2019 Shows

Kick those winter blues away with this first sweet, sweet taste of summer. Wolf Trap just released its first slew of shows for Summer 2019 at the Filene Center – and you are going to love it! There are genre-spanning performances on deck from legends like Diana Ross and Johnny Mathis…

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Fairs and Festivals

Seasonal Fun

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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Family-Friendly Fairfax

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
Storytellers Video Series

Storytellers Video Series

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