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Fall Getaway

Each year, both locals and visitors alike are stunned as Fairfax County's green landscapes melt away into red, gold, and orange hues. Fall is the perfect time to take a getaway from the hustle-and-bustle of everyday life. Brilliant fall foliage, cozy cabins, pumpkin patches, and spooky-season fanfare make for a perfect way to recharge. So pack your bags, set up your "out of office" email, and hit the road for the perfect autumnal adventure in Fairfax County. 


  • Meadowlark Fall

    Virginia is known for some breathtaking scenic splendor, and typically October is when the colors start to peak in full brilliance. Here are the best places where you can enjoy nature’s showcase on your leaf-peeping adventures! Of course, hiking through foliage is a reward in itself - but, if you're looking for a hike that really pays off, check out our parks and trails that just happen to be adjacent to some of the region’s best breweries and wineries.

  • W&OD Trail - Biking - Hiking

    Whether you're visiting with family or taking a romantic weekend away, bike rides are a perfect activity for getting fresh air and enjoying fall's splendor. For a leisurely journey, the paved W&OD Trail runs along the former roadbed of the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad and is popular for bikers looking for a low-impact and tranquil ride. Pro Tip: Make it into a day by visiting the railroad's old caboose, nestled in the charming Town of Vienna. If you're looking for something to get your blood pumping, Fountainhead Regional Park's 15-mile trail has no shortage of thrilling challenges - with loops ranging from beginner to extreme. For a full rundown of Fairfax County biking trails, check out our guide here

  • Pumpkin Patch Cox Farms

    You know what they say: go big or gourd home! Fairfax County's pumpkin patches are an entire event - hayrides, fresh cider, fall markets, and photo opps await! Find out where to pluck the plumpest pumpkins in the patch in our guide

  • Halloween - Jack o Lanterns - Pumpkins

    Halloween 2021 is going to be epic! Head to the beloved Cox Farms to cruise through their self-driven hayride and market and then stay after dark to see what terror their Fields of Fear will bring. Or, make your way to the Workhouse Arts Center for a hauntingly good time during The Collectionwhere you'll find yourself walking through abandoned, historic buildings and eventually into woods, where strange and spooky characters await your arrival. Even take on the role of your favorite Halloween character as you march in the most famous Halloween Parade in the DC area through the streets of Vienna. For more spooky season activities, check out our dedicated Halloween page for the latest event announcements. 

  • Bull Run cabin

    The camping experience is an age-old outdoor getaway that connects to you to nature in an unforgettable way. From gazing at a sky full of bright stars to gathering around a fire for fresh and gooey smores, there's something about a forest escape that makes a vacation especially renewing. Here's where to go in Fairfax County for an unforgettable camping trip