Your Guide to Fall Activities in Northern Virginia 2023
For most of the world, people think summer is the ideal time to tour the National Capital Region. However, ask a local, and they'll tell you it's fall. The crowds of summer die down at popular attractions. The air is crisp and clear and perfect for outdoor fall activities before the cold winter months. Whether you are looking for fall activities to do this weekend or want to take the family for some fun in the fall, Fairfax County has it all! And, oh my, the colors! Each autumn, Fairfax County dons a jaw-dropping cloak of sunset-colored hues. Seen against the backdrop of sites like George Washington's Mount Vernon, Great Falls Park and The Winery at Bull Run, the effect is all the more profound. Maybe even consider planning a colorful hike. Use our guide below and bring yourself, your family or your friends to witness this spectacle of nature for yourselves in Fairfax County, Virginia!
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Places like Great Falls Park, George Mason's Gunston Hall, and George Washington's Mount Vernon are showstoppers when it comes to places to visit in fall with beautiful foliage and plenty of room to roam. Learn more here.
When the air starts getting a bit chilly on crisp autumn evenings, most people like to head inside for some live music and entertainment. Check out our updated calendar of live performances for inspiration.