About Fairfax County
Fairfax County is located 10 miles southwest of DC and covers 399 square miles filled with major shopping hubs, national parks, tons of restaurants, and popular cultural attractions. As the home of patriot-farmers George Washington and George Mason, Fairfax County has rural roots. Today, however, the county is a world center of commerce, trade and technology. It is the home of the internet, with more than half of the world’s internet traffic crossing northern Virginia’s borders every day. The County is home to an extensive commercial office market and is a major employment center. In Fairfax County you will find a diverse and thriving urban county. The median household income ranks among the highest in the U.S., and over half of the adults have a four-year college degree or higher.
Events & Activities
If you’re thinking about planning a vacation or trip and are looking for things to do in Fairfax, VA or for things to do in Virginia – let FXVA be your guide to the best accommodations, attractions, events, shopping, and eating in the area!
- Events – Special events, festivals, tours, shopping, and more.
- Community Activities – Sports, activities, meetings, community events and more.
- Farmers’ Market – Experience the Pick of the Crop with Farmers Markets.
Transportation & Parking
- Fairfax Connector Bus
- Car/Van Pool
- Guaranteed Ride Home
- HOV Lanes
- Park and Ride
- VRE Train