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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Haunted Places & Urban Legends in Fairfax County

Legend has it that, each October, the veil between this world and the spirit world grows thinner leading up to All Hallows Eve, aka Halloween. It is a time to remember the dead. And some believe it is a time for the dead to visit us. Over the centuries, however, October 31st changed into something…

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Surprisingly Scenic Fall Attractions to Visit this Fall

It's almost the time of year when the leaves turn spectacular shades of red, orange, yellow, and purple - and visitors to Northern Virginia yearn to find the perfect fall foliage spot to take it all in. While most seek out remote vistas to be totally surrounded by autumn beauty, I'm here to suggest…

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Fairfax County from A - Z

School may be back in session, but no matter the time of year, there is always something unique happening in Fairfax County. Bookmark this list of Fairfax must see attractions from A-Z. Note that some of these things to do may be seasonal, so always be sure to call ahead or check hours before…

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Must-Sees of a Washington D.C. Day Trip

Visiting Washington D.C. is on everyone's bucket list at some point. After all, it's our nation's capital - and the site of some of the most important events in American history. Fairfax County is one of the closest neighbors to D.C., making it the perfect launchpad for your adventure. If you're a…

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Things to Do this July in Fairfax County

Summer is officially in full swing, and July 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. Here are 7…

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Ways to Commemorate Juneteenth

Updated 2022 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…

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