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!
Your handy guide to everything Fall in Fairfax County! 🍂
Browse the TravelFX Blog for more inspiration on fun things to do in Fairfax County!
Scare up some Halloween fun in Fairfax County this fall at some of our events.
From Fall Festivals to Oktoberfests, here's what to do this September in Fairfax County.
Hit up the best leaf peeping spots in Fairfax County using our suggestions as a guide.
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.
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Outdoor Summer Activities in Fairfax County 

What is there to do this summer in Fairfax County? We're so glad you asked! Whether you want to find a new place to eat, or a new place to take your dog, Fairfax County has it all! Browse below to find a host of outdoor summer  activities that will get you outside, fill out your summer calendar, and keep you and your family entertained until fall.


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Summer 2021 at Wolf Trap

Enjoy concerts of every genre at the majestic and natural setting of the Filene Center. Browse the list of Summer 2021 shows and get your tickets now before they sell out. More
Arlington Cemetery - Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Commemorate those who've given the ultimate sacrifice so that we may remain free and celebrate those freedoms. More
Hiking Trails

Places to Hike

Visit these sites when you want to get outside and immerse yourself in the beauty of the season. More
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Celebrate Independence Day

Join us for an unforgettable Independence Day full of fun, food, festivals, and fireworks - all of which celebrate our freedoms and make the Nation's Capital Region a great place to visit. Here's your guide to it all. More
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Mason Neck State Park

Learn more about Mason Neck State Park, the Virginia State Park system's only state park in Fairfax County. More
Great Falls Park

Great Falls Park

This beautiful natural landmark is a must-see outing for lovers of the outdoors who enjoy hiking, bird watching, kayaking, rock climbing, or just enjoying the panoramic views of the falls. More


Choose from one of four thrilling waterparks in Fairfax County to beat the heat this summer! More
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Events Calendar

There's always something going on in Fairfax County. Make sure to bookmark our calendar of events to keep tabs on events, activities, and more in Northern Virginia. More
Outdoor Activities & Sports

Outdoor Activities & Sports

Whether you're looking to bike, walk, swim, kayak or bird-watch, Fairfax County has it! We even have two National Parks waiting for your adventurous footsteps to explore. More
Ice Cream at Summer Festivals

Ice Cream Treats

Cool down with summer treats at these best ice cream shops in Fairfax County. More
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Where to Mini-Golf This Summer

For a summer family classic, check out these places to mini-golf in Fairfax County. More
Clare and Don's Beach Shack, Falls Church

Dog-Friendly Patios

The weather is right, and the outdoor patios are calling! Here are 16 outdoor patios that will welcome your furry friend, too! More