8 days in Fairfax Itinerary

8 days in Fairfax Itinerary

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Fairfax ©
Fairfax, colloquially Central Fairfax, Downtown Fairfax, Fairfax City, Oldtown Fairfax, Historic Fairfax, or the City of Fairfax, is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Antietam National Battlefield and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fairfax: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg National Military Park, & more), Roddy Road Covered Bridge (in Thurmont) and Arlington (U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial & John F. Kennedy Grave Site). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, take in breathtaking views at Luray Caverns, and examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Fairfax planner .

In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fairfax

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, Shenandoah National Park, Alexandria, Copper Fox Distillery
Highlights from your plan
NRA National Firearms Museum ©
NRA National Firearms Museum
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park