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Meet Fairfax County's storytellers, and then create your own travel story.
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.
Scare up some Halloween fun in Fairfax County this fall at some of our events.
Northern Virginia's most famous fall festival returns this year!
5,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins come to Lake Fairfax Oct. 4 - Oct. 28.
Find a pet-friendly spot in Fairfax County!
Find hotels close to a Metro station.
Looking for a hotel in a specific area? Use our handy hotel map!
When you're in the mood to dine al fresco, look no further than our list of restaurants offering a range of outdoor seating options.
Browse our dining deals to save some dough on your next meal.
Try your hand at one of our local chef’s recipes.
Fly to Fairfax County!
From metro stations to hotels to attractions, find the map you need most.
Carry all there is to see and do right in the palm of your hand.
Check out our calendar of seasonal festivities happening around the region!
From Civil War battlefields to DC monuments, here's your guide to the area.
The urban center of Fairfax County, Tysons is a destination of its own.
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FAIRFAX COUNTY IN THE NEWS

There are always exciting things happening in Fairfax County. Check out some of the recent coverage and exciting news to come out of the heart of Northern Virginia. Did we miss something? If you have written or know of a great Fairfax County tourism story that should be highlighted here, please send it to amorris@fxva.com.


Press Releases

4/26/2018

Fairfax County, VA – April 26, 2018 – The Virginia Association of Destination Marketing Organizations (), an association supporting destination marketing organizations and the development of tourism and travel professionals in Virginia, announced the winners of the 2017 VIRGO Awards at their 2018 Tourism Symposium held at the Omni Charlottesville Hotel in Charlottesville, Virginia on April 22-24. 

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3/1/2018

Fairfax County, VA – March 1, 2018 – Visitors to Washington, DC’s famed, cherry-tree-lined Tidal Basin have even more options for celebrating those spectacular blossoms in 2018.  Nearby Fairfax County, Virginia will host a number of official events during this year’s National Cherry Blossom Festival ® , as well as other cherry blossom-themed exhibits, self-guided garden tours, and activities celebrating Japanese culture and heritage. Peak bloom dates are expected March 17 – 20, 2018.  [Updated 3/12/18: Peak bloom is now expected March 27 –​ 31, 2018.]   For up-to-date information, visit http://www.fxva.com/cherryblossom . 

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6/27/2017

Fairfax County, VA – June 27, 2017 – Travelers looking for an affordable and patriotic way to spend Independence Day in the nation’s capital region are invited to stay in Fairfax County, located in the heart of Northern Virginia and across the river from Washington, D.C.

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Pre-Planned Itineraries

Choose from a handful of pre-planned itineraries to help you shape your story idea or plan your trip to Northern Virginia. Learn why Fairfax County has many stories to tell. More
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