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Your handy guide to everything Fall in Fairfax County! 🍂
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.
Games, rides, and tasty food fair at the Frying Pan Fall Carnival on Oct. 18 - 20.
5,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins come to Lake Fairfax Oct. 3 - Oct. 27.
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.
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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.
Centreville and Chantilly Attractions

Top Selling Points

Every customer will have unique needs that are important to their event. After qualifying your client’s priorities, tell them about the specific benefits that most closely mirror their needs. Here are 10 to get you started.

Number 10: Visitors to Fairfax County have access to 3 major airports…ensuring the best flights at the best prices! Our location not only gives visitors quick access to all three, but it also gives travelers the most available options should their flight plans change.

Number 9: Generally speaking, Hotel rates are lower in Fairfax County than in the District of Columbia for comparable quality accommodations, and typically there is no charge for parking. Additionally, Fairfax County has approximately 22% of the Hotel rooms in the region; the District has 29%. Both areas offer numerous choices to meet planner needs.

Number 8: Shop ‘til you drop!…where can you find over 450 of the Nation’s finest retail stores and restaurants ranging from Tiffany & Co. to Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus—all within walking distance of each other? Fairfax County! We are clearly the shopping destination of choice in the Washington Region.

Number 7: Fairfax County has one of the finest reputations in the Country for the quality and professionalism of its Police, Fire, and Emergency Services. The County is served by one of the top 100 Hospital Systems in the Nation. Our first responders make Fairfax County a safe place to visit.

Number 6: Combined with adjacent Arlington and Alexandria, Fairfax County offers dining and entertainment options to rival the most sophisticated American cities—and that’s before even considering what is immediately available nearby in the District of Columbia.

Number 5: No place on Earth does History like Fairfax County—where you can literally travel from the 18th Century to Outer Space! Whether you’re interested in the beginnings of our nation’s history at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the major Civil War historical sites throughout the area, or the super-sonic appeal of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center—Fairfax County has it all!

Number 4: Each year…the number of visitors to the National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center combined with the Nation’s most visited historic estate—George Washington’s Mount Vernon—along with Wolf Trap…equals approximately the population of New York City. We have popular attractions!

Number 3: Fairfax County is a one-stop-shop destination! There is literally something for EVERYONE in Fairfax County…. Outdoor Enthusiasts will thrill at the natural wonder of Great Falls Park…Patrons of the Arts will marvel at the incredible beauty and one-of-a-kind experience of seeing the National Symphony Orchestra perform under the stars at Wolf Trap…and historians can immerse themselves in sites not found anywhere else in the Country. You name it; we’ve got it!

Number 2: Located between two of the largest airports on the eastern seaboard and just a few miles from each, Fairfax County is the northern gateway to Virginia and all that the Commonwealth has to offer including Virginia’s scenic wine country and its spectacular skyline drive along the rim of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Number 1: Fairfax County puts you in the very heart of Northern Virginia! The National Capital Region is full of wonderful and exciting places to explore and Fairfax County gives you the best of both worlds: proximity to Washington, DC, but with a unique history all its own! Come visit us and Connect with America. 

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