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Music meets nature meets technology. Enjoy this socially distanced, one-of-a-kind music-led stroll through Wolf Trap National Park.
See what's happening this spring in Northern Virginia.
See life-sized dinosaurs come to life during this drive-thru family friendly event. Tickets on sale now for this mid-May event!
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16 Dog-Friendly Patios in Fairfax County

Spring is officially on its way, and outdoor patios are open and ready to serve you! But, for those of us who have a four-legged member of the family, finding somewhere to eat can bring its own sets of challenges. Luckily, Fairfax County has an abundance of restaurants offering dog-friendly…

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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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Where to Go Mini Golfing in Fairfax County

August is officially National Golf Month! Who says miniature golf can't be included? These mini golf courses are perfect for the whole family with a variety of themes, lengths, and difficulty for everyone. What are you waiting fore ? Visit one of these Fairfax County mini golf courses for a little…

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Things to Do this August in Fairfax County

Summer may be on the downswing, but there's still much to celebrate. Before the kids resume the e-learning process and the humid weather cools down, check out some of the things that make August exciting in Fairfax County. Holidays and Month-Long Celebrations August is a popular month for…

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11 Best Ice Cream Places in Fairfax County, VA

It's never a bad time for a scoop (or two!) of pure joy. We've rounded up some of the most crave-worthy spots in all of Fairfax County where you can get your scoop on. With an international flair ... SnoCream Company SnoCream Company, found at The Block in Annandale, offers a Taiwanese-inspired…

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7 Places to See Drive-In Movies in Fairfax County

Movie lovers, rejoice! Drive-in movies are making a comeback as a timeless, socially-distanced summer activity. Here's our list of drive-in theaters and other places to see a movie from the comfort of your own vehicle in Fairfax County! Tysons Corner Center Tysons Corner Center is showing drive-in…

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Things to Do this July in Fairfax County

Summer is in full swing and July 2020 has a full slate of fun lined up for Fairfax County! Our attractions and events are coming up with creative ways for socially distanced fun - keeping you both safe and entertained as things begin to reopen. Here's our roundup of events and things to do this…

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Where to Go Hiking in Fairfax County

It's true that there's nothing quite like the warmth of being in your own home. But, let's face it: a lot of us are coming down with "cabin fever" from being inside all day, every day! With COVID-19 sweeping the globe, many are taking precautions by spending most of their time indoors, working from…

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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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Storytellers Video Series

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