10 Reasons To Bring Your Group To Fairfax County
You're invited to bring your next tour group to Northern Virginia. Let us help you with your group travel planning with suggestions on the best places to tour, the best places to stay, the best places to eat, and ways you can maximize your time here in the area. Below you'll find some reasons Fairfax County might be the right place for you to stay when coming to the nation's Capital Region. We look forward to assisting you in any way we can as you're planning your tour of the area, and you can be assured we're committed to making your visit here the best it can possibly be.
You'll find over 100 hotels offering more than 18,000 hotel rooms and we have accommodations for every pocket book, from economy lodging to 4 Star luxury properties. These hotels are ready and waiting to be your home away from home, and you can also bank on many of these hotels offering free parking.
We're served by three major airports - Washington Dulles International, Ronald Regan National, and Thurgood Marshall Baltimore/Washington International. And three major Interstates - Interstate 66, Interstate 495, and Interstate 95. And if you prefer rail travel - Amtrak, Virginia Railway Express, and the Washington Metro system all have stops in Fairfax County.
Here you'll find George Washington's Mount Vernon, Wolf Trap, the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, the National Museum of the United States Army, Tysons Corner Shopping, Historic Sites, the Workhouse Arts Center, and more!
We're located in the heart of Northern Virginia so traveling from Fairfax County to downtown Washington for all of the monuments/memorials and Smithsonian Museums found in neighboring Washington, DC. is quick, easy and inexpensive, via road, train, or Metrorail.
Restaurants serving almost every type of cuisine abound and there are dining choices for every pocket book, from fast food to fine dining. We have dozens of restaurants serving ethnic specialties and our restaurants have received some of the area's top culinary awards.
6. We're Known To Have The Region's Best Shopping
Tysons Corner, known as "The Rodeo Drive of the East Coast", offers more than 450 stores within one square mile. Other favorite shoppings destinations such as Reston Town Center, Fairfax Corner, Fair Oaks Mall, Mosaic District, and Springfield Town Center offer shopping experiences of all types.
Over 10% of Fairfax County's 398 square miles is dedicated to public park space and we're home to Great Falls Park. We have fourteen public golf courses including Laurel Hill Golf Club, which played host to the 2013 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship. We're also home to Mason Neck Wildlife Refuge, the first dedicated bald eagle refuge in the eastern United States. With parks located throughout Fairfax County, you'll have access to all the big city amenities meeting planners need, while never being too far from Mother Nature's quiet retreats.
8. Groups Coming To The Area Get Treated Right
We're easy to get to (see number 2 above), and it's easy to get around. Also, keep in mind that our world-class attractions provide travelers with wonderful experiences as they are well versed in the needs and expectations of groups touring the area.
9. We're A "Big City" Destination Without Big City Pricing
Our hotel rates, as well as our taxes, are well below those found in nearby areas. Our ample free motorcoach parking and affordable restaurants add to the savings and international travelers can enjoy competitive air fares to Dulles International Airport when booking their trip.
10. We'll Work On Your Behalf At No Cost To You!
Let us take some stress off you by doing a little of the legwork it takes to make your event a success. It's a no-brainer, especially when we're ready to work for you at NO COST. Contact our sales manager Lori A. Scott or submit your RFP and we'll get started helping you plan a fantastic tour from right here in the heart of Northern Virginia. What do you have to lose? It's free to you, we have years of experience at your disposal, and who wants to do more work than you have to?