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Great Falls/McLean

Welcome to Great Falls, Virginia

Here are some facts about Great Falls, Virginia to help you better enjoy your Fairfax County vacation. Great Falls is a peaceful and naturally beautiful area of the county which is home to Great Falls Park and Riverbend Park. These wonderful recreational areas give locals and visitors alike ample things to do when exploring the great outdoors on their many trails and allow for breathtaking views and access to the Potomac River. You can also take a hike and explore the beautiful Civil War Trails or many trails of Fairfax County

Then, be sure to visit the quaint Great Falls Village for delicious restaurants, coffee shops, ice cream, and more. Plan your getaway today and also share support for local businesses by visiting our LoveShare page to see how you can help struggling restaurants, businesses and shops in your community.


Dining in Great Falls & McLean

Great Falls Restaurants

From top-tier dining destinations to local favorites, Great Falls has many restaurants to try. More
Colvin Run Mill

Things to Do in Great Falls

Great Falls is filled with incredible hiking destinations and historic sites. Start planning your day here. More
Great Falls Park

Great Falls Park

This beautiful natural landmark is a must-see outing for lovers of the outdoors who enjoy hiking, bird watching, kayaking, rock climbing, or just enjoying the panoramic views of the falls. More

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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
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Storytellers Video Series

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