Booking a Hotel in Fairfax, VA

Fairfax, Virginia has amazing history, great music, museums, sporting events, and so much more. Part of the Washington D.C. metro area and home to George Mason University, Fairfax is a bustling suburb that feels like a small town.

Founded in the 17th century, Fairfax was a hotbed of political activities during the Civil War. Because of this, Civil War sites, museums and markers for historic events are plentiful. But, Fairfax isn’t just an historic city, but also a college town with plenty of nightlife and activities.

If outdoor activities are more your speed, there is no shortage of things to pique your interest. Whether you’d prefer a historic state park, a stroll in historic downtown or to take part in one of the many annual festivals, Fairfax is full of experiences to take part in.

With museums, historic sites, festivals, and more, Fairfax is a lovely and charming southern city.

Top Things to Do in Fairfax, VA

  • Burke Lake Park
  • Cinema Arts Theatres
  • Clemyjontri Park
  • Daniels Run Park
  • East Blake Lane Park
  • Fairfax Villa Park
  • Fountainhead Regional Park
  • GMU Observatory
  • Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
  • NRA National Firearms Museum
  • Riverbend Park
  • Roer's Zoofari
  • Room Escape DC
  • Villa Lee Park
  • Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

Colleges & Universities Near Fairfax, VA

  • Columbia College
  • George Mason University
  • Ivy Christian College
  • Kellar Institute
  • Missouri State University
  • New Century College
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • University of Northern Virginia
  • Virginia International University

Historical Sites Near Fairfax, VA

  • Birthplace of Confederate Battle Flag
  • Carlyle House Historic Park
  • Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim
  • George Washington's Mount Vernon
  • Historic Huntley Plantation
  • Ox Hill Battlefield Park
  • Sully Historic Site
  • Wakefield Chapel

Hospitals Near Fairfax, VA

  • Dominion Hospital
  • Fairfax Hospital
  • Inova Children's Hospital
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Pediatric Specialists of Virginia

Airports Near Fairfax, VA

  • Ronald Regan International Airport
  • Washington Dulles Airport

Military Bases Near Fairfax, VA

  • Fort Belvoir
  • Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall
  • Quantico Station
  • US Coast Guard Headquarters
  • Wright Gate
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