Your handy guide to everything spring in Fairfax County!
Check out all the things to do in May.
Welcome spring by visiting our gardens.
Catch a show at Fairfax County's newest performance hall.
Wolf Trap's summer concert tickets are on sale now!
It's festival season here in Northern Virginia!
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 Museums
Smithsonian Museums
Smithsonian National Air and Space Udvar-Hazy Center

Smithsonian Museums

No trip to the Nation's Capital Region would be complete without exploring the sites associated with The Smithsonian Institution - the world's largest museum and research complex.  The Smithsonian's footprint in the DC area includes 19 museums and galleries and the National Zoological Park. Most Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are free and open every day of the year except December 25. Before you visit, please check the Smithsonian's hours and admissions page for specific museum opening hours and/or closings, as well as their COVID mitigation policy page for up-to-date protocols.

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