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Meet Fairfax County's storytellers, and then create your own travel story.
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.
There are epic festivals on nearly every weekend this fall throughout Fairfax County. Check out our must-see list.
Northern Virginia's most famous fall festival returns this year!
Enjoy the best beer Fairfax County has to offer at Mustang Sally's on 9/22.
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!
When you're in the mood to dine al fresco, look no further than our list of restaurants offering a range of outdoor seating options.
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.
Burke, Clifton and Lorton Outdoor Attractions
Workhouse Arts Center

Welcome to Burke and Lorton, Virginia

Here are some facts about Burke and Lorton to help you better enjoy your Fairfax County vacations. The combination of Burke and Lorton is a nature and art lover's dream.  Burke is named for Silas Burke and is home to one of the area's most favorite natural resources Burke Lake.  Here you can find outdoor activities ranging from fishing to golf. Further south you'll find Lorton, home of the Workhouse Arts Center, one of the most unique art destinations found anywhere as it was built on the grounds of an old reformatory. The Comfort Inn Gunston Corner, which is located in Lorton, is the area's only hotel. See you in Northern Virginia soon! 


Attractions in Burke, Clifton and Lorton

Things to Do in Burke and Lorton

From an incredible arts center to the Lorton Beer Trail, there's much to see and do in Burke and Lorton. More
Tokyo One Hibachi Lorton Restaurants

Burke/Lorton Restaurants

Browse through some of the favorite local dining establishments and get a taste of what's available in these wonderful communities. More
The Workhouse Arts Center

The Workhouse Arts Center

Once a prison, the Workhouse Arts Center is now a hub of artistic creativity and freedom housing over 65 studio artists while showcasing 300+ performances and 150+ exhibitions every year. More

Spotlight

Mount Vernon - Hat and Whistle Boy

Family-Friendly Fairfax

Immerse your children in activities that stimulate their imagination. With so much fascinating history in Fairfax County, you can bet they’ll have fun while they learn. More
Festivals - Winter - Christmas

Events Calendar

Looking to get into the spirit of the season? Our calendar is full of seasonal holiday events has exactly what you're looking for as our area attractions gear up to celebrate in the most festive of ways. More
Storytellers Video Series

Storytellers Video Series

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

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