Fairfax, VA Overview
Rich in Civil War history and just 20 miles from Washington D.C., Fairfax is a commuter’s dream.
Living in Fairfax, Virginia
Fairfax and the larger Fairfax County area are home to a number of Civil War attractions, including Gettysburg National Battlefield Park, which was home to the deadliest battle of the Civil War. This location also puts you within easy reach of both the historical monuments of Washington D.C. and Alexandria’s Mount Vernon.
Restaurants and Vineyards
Alongside this historical charm you’ll find a wide variety of restaurant options, ranging from family-friendly eateries to fine dining. Stop by for a drink at your local brewery, or enjoy a day of wine tastings and vineyard tours; in the “Gateway to Virginia Wine County,” you’ll always have access to award-winning wines.
Parks and Outdoor Activities
This area is also popular for its many parks and ample outdoor space. Burke Lake Park’s trail system was recently rated “one of the top 10 Best Metropolitan Area Fitness Trails in the country,” while Lake Fairfax and Bull Run Regional Park are great options for camping, with on-site waterparks included. Need to cool off in the summer? There are plenty of nearby lakes and ponds for fishing, boating, and paddle boarding.
Getting Around Fairfax
Fairfax, VA has an extensive bus system with a connector to Washington D.C., stops on the Metrorail, and convenient access to Reagan National Airport. Washington D.C. is less than a 45 minute drive, with historic Alexandria reachable in under half an hour.
Fairfax Apartments for Rent
Located in one of Fairfax's most desirable communities and only a short 20 minute drive to Washington DC!
Fairfax, VA 22030
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