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Your handy guide to everything holidays & winter in Fairfax County! ❄️
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.
A favorite night spot for DC area music lovers to experience top-notch artists in an intimate setting.
Celebrate the Year of the Rat at Fair Oaks Mall from 1pm-5pm on 1/25 and 1/26 with FREE activities.
Dinosaur Adventures for the whole family at the Dulles Expo Center from 1/24-1/26.
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!
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.
The Journey Through the Hallowed Ground

The Journey Through the Hallowed Ground

The scenic, rolling hills of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia hold Civil War secrets and sorrows the verdant landscape betrays. Throughout the peaceful countryside along Route 15, brothers fell in acts of patriotism that preserved a nation.

The Journey Through Hallowed Ground guides you through these historic hills. Running 175 miles from Monticello, Virginia to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, it holds more American history than any region in the country. Adjacent to Fairfax County to the west, this scenic and sacred route wraps around our nation's capitol like a spine with DC at its belly. And Fairfax County lies strategically located between the Civil War related historic sites along the journey and the City that was at the center of the conflict.

Along the Journey Through Hallowed Ground, you'll find the largest collection of Civil War battlefields in the nation, including GettysburgAntietamBalls BluffManassas, and the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. You'll also find eight Presidential homes, 15 National Historic Landmarks, and 73 National Historic Districts.

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The Civil War in Fairfax County and the Capital Region

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