About the area:
In the center of the Washington tourism experience, Fairfax County enjoys immediate proximity to Washington D.C., its night life and national monuments and museums, to its east, and Dulles Airport, the National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Virginia Wine Country, and Virginia Horse Country to the west. But Fairfax County also has a unique history all its own.
The only national park for the performing arts, with the open-air Filene Center and the cozier Barns, Wolf Trap offers a variety of musical entertainment throughout the year. Experience the spectacular beauty of the home of our nation's first president, George Washington. While here, make sure to explore Mount Vernon's beautiful gardens. Tysons Corner. Additionally, Fairfax County offers immediate access to regional malls in Springfield and Fair Oaks, as well as premium shopping outlets at nearby Potomac Mills and Leesburg.