Plan Your Northern Virginia Vacation

Let us help you plan your trip to the greater Washington D.C. area with our local guides to help you enjoy your Fairfax County vacation. We have various resources to help you plan, including guides for Day Trips, Family Vacations, Brewery & Winery Tours, Vacation Deals and Specials, Themed Getaways, and more. 

Getting Here & Around

It's easy to get to Fairfax County from just about anywhere! With direct flight access to two major airports (with a third nearby), it's simple to compare flights for both convenience and affordability. You can arrive by rail via Amtrak and Virginia Railway Express (VRE) or use the extensive Washington Metrorail line to get around the region. And of course, there are four major interstates that run through Fairfax County and plentiful free parking ready for you upon your arrival.

Planning Tools

We want to make it easy for you to plan the perfect trip to Northern Virginia. We have a number of planning tools available, including free maps and eNewsletters, a comprehensive virtual tour experience (where you can quite literally e-walk through hotels, check out 360-degree imagery of our attractions, and watch video shorts of some unique experiences), plus tons of other resources. Use these tools found below or browse the site, blog, and events calendar to see what might be happening here while you're visiting.


Use these helpful maps when planning your Fairfax County vacation.


Find out what the weather looks like for your trip. 

Virtual Tours

Click through 360-degree imagery, video shorts, and full virtual tours in our eMap.

Your To-Do Guide

Depending on the number of days you budget for your vacation to Fairfax County, we've pulled together some ideas for where you should get started with your research. Take in the top must-see attractions of Fairfax County, browse through some free things to do in the region, plan your trip around a specific holiday or season, pick a customized getaway based on your travel party, or just explore some of the many eclectic experiences found in Northern Virginia. 

Save Some Money

Who doesn't want to save a couple of bucks while traveling?! The good news for you is that we have already compiled a number of dollar-saving deals, packages, and exclusives that will help your wallet make the most of its trip. Be sure to check out some of our digital passports, as well, from the Locally Poured Field Guide that helps you get rewards at local breweries and wineries to the Potomac Banks Savings Pass, a cost-effective way to gain discounted admission to various historic sites in the southern part of Fairfax County.

Potomac Banks

Potomac Banks is an historic area of Fairfax County. Get the savings pass now!

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