Fairfax County Hotels Offer FREE* Saturday Night Stays & Other Hot Deals As Temperatures Cool Off

Fairfax County, VA - December 2009 - Visit Fairfax and our partners invite visitors to immerse themselves in long-standing holiday traditions or take in the spectacular beauty of the National Capital Region in winter with a trip to Fairfax County, Virginia. With its central location on the East Coast and proximity to Washington DC, Fairfax County offers easy access to the region's most popular attractions, and from now through February 2010, we're giving much of it away for free. Special winter promotions include free Saturday night stays at participating hotels with a minimum two-night stay, as well as buy one get one free offers from area restaurants and popular attractions.

"Fairfax County offers a great ‘base camp' to enjoy the entire Northern Virginia and Washington DC region including all the sites, events and attractions that make winter a tremendous time to visit," says Barry Biggar, President & CEO of Visit Fairfax. "Now you and your family are free to make memories that last a lifetime without having to pay a fortune for it."

During the promotion, which runs through the end of February 2010, a number of hotels throughout the County are offering a FREE Saturday night when visitors book a minimum two night stay, with room rates for the other night starting as low as $59. In addition, restaurants like Austin Grill and Obi Sushi are offering buy one, get one entrée specials, while others (Chima Brazilian Steakhouse and Brix American Bistro) are sweetening the deal with a free dessert with an entrée purchase.

While the majority of activities and attractions in Fairfax County are free all year around, several partners including The Barns at Wolf Trap, the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra and the historic Gunston Hall are getting in on the winter fun with specials of their own.

Visitors can cash in on all the FREE offers this winter by visiting While on the website, please visit the calendar of events to find out all the amazing things happening in Fairfax County this winter.

Visit Fairfax is the official tourism organization for Fairfax County, Virginia. Charged with destination marketing and tourism promotion, it is directed by many of the County's top tourism and hospitality leaders. For more information, please visit



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