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Plan for Vacation

National Plan for Vacation Day

We understand the value of vacation time for our relationships, personal well-being, and professional success. Yet, nearly half of Americans skip the one step that could help them vacation: planning. Individuals who plan are more likely to use all of their time off, take more vacation days at once, and report greater levels of happiness in every category measured. 

Fairfax County, Virginia is joining with the U.S. Travel Association on January 28, 2020 for National Plan for Vacation Day to encourage Americans to declare their vacation days for the rest of the year, at the start of the year. Below, you'll find some tools to help you plan and some inspiration on why we think Fairfax County might just be the getaway you need. #PlanForVacation  


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Use these pre-planned itineraries to jump start your vacation planning to Fairfax County, Virginia - located just across the river from Washington, DC.  Browse our events calendar to see what's going on during your trip.  Print out some of our maps to help you find the best neighborhood to stay in.  Download our Visitors Guide and/or free smartphone app to bookmark the best attractions for your trip. Or check out our new blog for all kinds of interest-based travel inspiration. 

 

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Pre-Planned Itineraries

Choose from a handful of pre-planned itineraries to help you shape your story idea or plan your trip to Northern Virginia. Learn why Fairfax County has many stories to tell. More
Download our Visitors Guide

Download our Visitors Guide

Download our Visitors Guide to help you plan your trip. Find information on attractions, restaurants, hotels and learn a little history about Fairfax County. More
Events Calendar

Events Calendar

There's always something going on in Fairfax County. Make sure to bookmark our calendar of events to keep tabs on events, activities, and more in Northern Virginia. More
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Things to Do

From top historic sites and Virginia wine country to museums and acres of outdoor recreation, Fairfax County is home to an innumerable amount of things to do. More
Deals and Specials

Special Deals & Offers

We know you're always looking for a good deal to plan your next vacation with, so we've put together a place where you can always find out the latest special offers going on! More
Maps

Area Maps

Fairfax County is a great starting point for everything from exploring Civil War battlefields to taking in a Smithsonian museum. Explore for yourself with our convenient area maps. More

This Could Be You in Fairfax County ...

Visit Our Attractions

Visit Our Attractions

Check out our list of fantastic attractions and add them to your itinerary. More
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Book a Hotel

Browse our list of sortable hotels and find the one that's perfect for you! More
Fun in Fairfax

Fun in Fairfax

From festivals to theatre to sports and music, Fairfax County has events that are fun for the whole family. Bookmark our calendar to find the best one for you. More