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Your handy guide to everything Fall in Fairfax County! 🍂
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.
From July 26-September 29 under the big top in Tysons. Get your tickets today!
At EagleBank Arena September 21-22!
Enjoy the best beer Fairfax County has to offer at Mustang Sally's on September 21.
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The urban center of Fairfax County, Tysons is a destination of its own.
Pet Friendly in Fairfax County
Pet Friendly in Fairfax County
Pet Friendly in Fairfax County

Pet Friendly in Fairfax County

We here in Fairfax County love our pets. And it's always been that way. Pet-friendly accommodations, attractions, parks and more await you and your best friend for your pet-friendly DC getaway or pet-friendly Captial Region vacation. For example, feel like taking a canine cruise on the Potomac River? Yeah, we've got that! Want to stroll along the monuments and memorials at the National Mall? Go for it. Here are some more fascinating tidbits and helpful information to know while planning your trip to Northern Virginia.

George Washington

Pet-Friendly People

Enjoy pet-friendly Virginia at George Washington's Mount Vernon! Our most famous resident, George Washington, absolutely loved dogs and had many of them roaming the grounds of his beloved Mount Vernon. Another little known fact is that Washington is even credited by the American Kennel Club as being one of the developers of the American Foxhound breed. Talk about pet-friendly Virginia! Get the scoop. More
Heavenly Pet Beds

Pet-Friendly Hotels

Our love for being around pets literally spans centuries. And we're pleased that this tradition continues today with more than 50 pet-friendly hotels for you to choose from in all corners of Fairfax County. These hotels are ready to roll out the welcome mat (or dish) for you and your traveling companion! Please just keep in mind that most hotels have size/weight restrictions for their furry guests so please be sure to verify this when booking your room. More
Dogs at Mount Vernon

Pet-Friendly Parks & Places

On your Capital Region vacation, you'll find yourself in close proximity to many of the area's most famous pet-friendly attractions. We're talking National Parks, historic cemeteries, presidential estates and more! Plus, there are plenty of dog parks in DC and Northern Virginia for you and your traveling buddy to stretch out and meet new people. Browse the list below for some ideas or click More to check out a list of dog parks. More

Find Your Pet-Friendly Place to Visit 

Fairs and Festivals

Seasonal Fun

Celebrate the season by visiting us during special holiday celebrations, taking in our one-of-a-kind attractions, or attending our epic festivals and special events found only in the region. More
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
Storytellers Video Series

Storytellers Video Series

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