Destination Information Overview
Just minutes from Washington, D.C., Fairfax County’s combination of sports tourism assets is first-class, hitting every item on a sports planner’s wish list:
-Premier, tournament-capable sports facilities, including George Mason University, The St. James, Dulles Expo Center, The Fieldhouse, and many other indoor and outdoor venues.
-100+ full- and select-service hotels representing multiple brands, conveniently located near sports facilities.
-World-class attractions and fun things to do, along with close proximity to D.C.’s monuments, museums, and memorials.
-Some of the best shopping centers in the U.S. and one of the largest concentrations of retail on the East Coast outside of New York City.
-A multitude of dining options, from fast-food to fine-dining, with many restaurants offering group rates and private rooms for team dinners.
-Award-winning wineries and breweries so event attendees can wet their whistles after a fun day of competition.
-Accessible Mid-Atlantic location with major airports (Dulles International, Reagan National, Baltimore/Washington International), Amtrak access, proximity to several interstate highways, and an easy-to-use public transportation system.
Best of all, Visit Fairfax works hand-in-hand with sports event organizers to ensure the success of their tournaments and competitions.