Browse Fairfax County's many outdoor activities, from hiking and biking trails to zip lining and quiet park areas. Plus, camping, boating, fishing and more!
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Take a virtual tour of Fairfax County's most visited sites!
Music meets nature meets technology. Enjoy this socially distanced, one-of-a-kind music-led stroll through Wolf Trap National Park.
See what's happening this spring in Northern Virginia.
See life-sized dinosaurs come to life during this drive-thru family friendly event. Tickets on sale now for this mid-May event!
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!
Treat Yourself. Support Local Restaurants.
Enjoy special menus at participating restaurants in the Tysons area during Tysons Restaurant Week: April 12-18, 2021!
Find chocolate treats all throughout Fairfax County.
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.
Nature & Parks
Nature & Parks
Nature & Parks
Nature & Parks


NOTE: Parks within Fairfax County parks are gradually opening up. While some facilities within the parks remain closed, parking lots are now accessible at all our County, Regional, and State Parks. Click below for the latest information on parks here in the county.

All parks are asking visitors to continue to follow proper social distancing guidelines and avoid gathering in large groups. Visit specific park websites for additional information before you visit.

If you enjoy mother nature and parks, then you've come to the right place! There are many things to do in Fairfax County, and nature lovers will simply love all the options when it comes to enjoying the great outdoors. Northern Virginia is home to wonderful parks, playgrounds, natural preserves, farms and more than can be enjoyed year-round.

Explore the many local, regional, state, and National parks offering a multitude of outdoor activities, events, and trails. Plus, go for a leisurely stroll in some of the area's most beautiful gardens. If you’re looking for a little adventure, check out all our terrific hiking trails in Northern Virginia.

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Fairs and Festivals

Seasonal Fun

Celebrate the season by visiting us during special holiday celebrations, taking in our one-of-a-kind attractions, or attending our epic festivals and special events found only in the region. More
Mount Vernon - Hat and Whistle Boy

Family-Friendly Fairfax

Immerse your children in activities that stimulate their imagination. With so much fascinating history in Fairfax County, you can bet they’ll have fun while they learn. More
Storytellers Video Series

Storytellers Video Series

Every destination has a story. Meet Fairfax County's storytellers and then create your own travel story. More