Browse Fairfax County's many outdoor activities, from hiking and biking trails to zip lining and quiet park areas. Plus, camping, boating, fishing and more!
Your handy guide to everything Fall in Fairfax County! 🍂
Browse the TravelFX Blog for more inspiration on fun things to do in Fairfax County!
Fairfax County is home to unique light shows to help you celebrate the season through early January!
Harvest season, light shows, live entertainment, and more!
Hit up the best leaf peeping spots in Fairfax County using our suggestions as a guide.
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!
Next happy hour? Try some of the local breweries & brewpubs!
Find outdoor dining at your favorite restaurants this summer!
From K-BBQ to double-fried chicken, enjoy the DC region's unofficial "Koreatown."
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.
Explore some of the many sites and attractions in the Washington, DC region virtually to help you plan your trip.
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.
Smithsonian National Air and Space Udvar-Hazy Center

Welcome SCIS NIPT Students!

On behalf of Visit Fairfax and the entire tourism industry throughout Fairfax County, VA, I would like to extend a warm and hearty welcome to all students of SCIS’ New Investigative Personnel Training program.

I know you’ll be very busy with your training, but when there’s downtime, I encourage you to experience everything our county has to offer.  You’ll find plenty to enjoy, including world-class attractions, one-of-a-kind shopping experiences, wonderful craft breweries and wineries, and extensive dining options.

And we’re located just minutes from our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., brimming with monuments, memorials, and museums.  Many of these attractions offer free admission and are easily reached by Metro.

To help you plan your trip and activities, please click the links on the drop-down menu to the right of this page, and take time browsing the rest of our website for other useful information.  If you have any questions during your stay with us, please send us an email or simply pick up the phone and call us at 1-800-732-4732 during our Visitor Center’s hours. Feel free to follow us on social media for other fun suggestions of things to do: @VisitFairfax and #FXVA.

We hope you have a terrific time here in Fairfax County and the National Capital Region.  Welcome!

Yours In Hospitality,

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Barry Biggar
President and CEO
Visit Fairfax


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