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.

How to Spend a Day in Falls Church & Merrifield

The neighboring towns of Falls Church and Merrifield are about as divergent as they can be, with incredibly distinctive and interesting stories to tell. Each area has its own appeal and unique attributes that make both worthy destinations to explore. From the largest Vietnamese shopping plaza on the…

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Finding Art, Nature & History in Burke & Lorton

The Ox Road (Route 123) corridor running from Fairfax Station to Pohick Bay can sometimes be overlooked as a commuter community or military neighborhood due to its proximity to Fort Belvoir and access to Interstate 95. And when you travel south through Fairfax County, you do start to see more trees…

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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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A Delicious Tour Through Annandale

South Alexandria has its Hispanic food. Falls Church has its Vietnamese. And for Korean food, the National Capital Area heads to its unofficial “Koreatown,” Annandale. In fact, the DC region has the nation’s third largest concentration of Korean Americans and Annandale is its epicenter. Depending on…

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A Historic Tour of Route 1 in Fairfax County

The Oscars have their red carpet. Dorothy had her Yellow Brick Road. And Mount Vernon in Fairfax County has its Route 1 highway. What the historic U.S. Route 1 may lack in terms of atmosphere compared to the other two, it more than makes up for in terms of historical adventure. If you hit Route 1…

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A Scenic Road Trip Through Great Falls, Virginia

My dad was a navigator. And growing up, there were two main ways to get to every destination—the fastest way and the scenic way. Most of the time we took the scenic way. Perhaps the most scenic driving in Fairfax County happens in Great Falls. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find a road either…

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A Vienna Road Trip for the Senses

More than any other town in Fairfax County, I probably visit Vienna the most. Sometimes I go for the shopping. Other times it’s for a holiday crafts show, to hear live music, try a restaurant or visit a park. From charming public art and historic sites to commanding performances and great…

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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
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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