Travel Guidance

During these unprecedented times, many attractions and events have been impacted, and in most cases, cancelled or closed. Visitors are strongly encouraged to call or check event and attraction websites to confirm operating status. For information on how you can interact with the tourism community now, visit our Fairfax First page. Learn More

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Kids Activity Guide

Kids Activity Guide

Engage your kids with fun activities and online learning kits and tools.

Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon offers a host of online learning tools and activities for kids of all ages.  Interactive coloring, quizzes, lesson plans for teachers, interactive maps, and video await. Let your kids explore Mount Vernon and have fun!

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Introduce the kids to the world of Air and Space. This Smithsonian museum offers  learning resources for grades K-12, fun videos, activities and games, and other resources that will inspire children to reach for the stars. Check out their resources.

Children's Science Center

Children's Science Center

Connect with the Children's Science Center on social media and see daily posts to help parents with informal learning, fun activities for the kids, and much more. Start exploring science.

LOVE at Wolf Trap

Wolf Trap

You're shaping the future for the children in your care. Wolf Trap believes in the transformative power of the arts in early education.  Learn at Wolf Trap.

Escape Room Herndon

Escape Room Herndon

Escape Room Herndon wanted to create a way to continue providing entertainment as we all stay at home. They came up with the brilliant idea to provide free at-home 5-10 min puzzles for you and your family to play. Puzzles will be updated regularly so keep checking back. Can you escape?

A Field Guide To Fairfax County's Plants and Wildlife

Field Guide To Fairfax County's Plants and Wildlife

Make your walks both fun and educational. Many species of plants and animals call Fairfax County home. A Field Guide to Fairfax County's Plants and Wildlife helps readers identify common species found in typical neighborhoods, schoolyards, parks and other areas. Download the Guide or browse the online version.

Fairfax County Field Journal

Fairfax County Kids Field Journal

Explore nature with children! The Fairfax Public Works Office team created a new field journal for kids. Backyard walks will never be the same as you explore nature through art, writing, and science. Download the Field Journal.