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!