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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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Things To Do At Home

Things To Do at Home

There are so many things to keep you busy at home as you do your part to socially distance. From historic attractions streaming shows to escape room fun, science experiments, and even a little opera, there's always something to find that offers a nice distraction.

Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon

There are so many ways to engage with Mount Vernon from home! Watch livestream videos, play the role of George Washington in the "Be Washington" experience and check out the museum collection. Explore Mount Vernon.

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

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

The Air and Space museum features an extensive list of things to do in their Air and Space Anywhere portal.  Virtual tours, AirSpace podcasts, #EZScience videos, and other activities from the museum will keep you busy. Check out their resources.

Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossom Festival - BloomCam

The National Cherry Blossom Festival gives you a 24/7 BloomCam which affords you the luxury of viewing the blossoms from supreme vantage points around the Tidal Basin. Check out the BloomCam.

LOVE at Wolf Trap

Wolf Trap

America's only national park for the performing arts provides free arts education video lessons, PDF lesson plans, and audio lessons for you to use! The Wolf Trap Opera Company offers links to some of their best shows for you to enjoy. They also have a sweet Spotify playlist highlighting their Summer 2020 performers.

Filmed In Virginia

Watch A Movie Starring Fairfax County

There have been many films made right here in Fairfax County and the surrounding Northern Virginia region. While this isn’t a full list of movies filmed in Northern Virginia, Fairfax County makes an appearance in each of these films. Get your popcorn and watch.

Escape Room Herndon

Escape Room Herndon

Escape Room Herndon wanted to create a way to continue providing entertainment for people while 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 in the neighborhood 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 where you live. Download the Guide or browse the online version.