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Things to Do in Northern Virginia: Fairfax, VA Activities

Local Activities

January 20, 2020

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There are many great activities to choose from in Fairfax, VA. Whether you’re looking for entertainment, or to learn a little more about our country’s history, there’s never a shortage of things to do. Check out these activities and fun things to do in Fairfax, VA!

Things to Do in Fairfax, VA

Are you looking for somewhere fun to take your kids, a place to go to dinner or a spot to spend the day with friends? Read about these fun events and activities in Fairfax.

Children’s Science Center

Do you have young kids that love science? The Children’s Science Center offers children and families a hands-on experience with science. This museum features both interactive and dynamic exhibits and activities. All throughout the month, there are events and after school activities for kids of all ages.

Historic Blenheim and the Civil War Interpretive Center

Historic Blenheim is packed with Civil War history. This farmhouse, originally build by Albert Wilcoxon, is nationally significant due to the volume of Civil War inscriptions on the walls. During their stay at the Fairfax Court House, Union soldiers left more than 122 pictures, signatures, games and thoughts on the wall of the home. House tours of this historic site occur all throughout the week starting at 1:00pm.

Burke Lake Park

Burke Lake Park has something for everyone! This 888-acre park has outdoor volleyball courts, an 18 hole golf course, a driving range, horseshoe pits, picnic areas, trails, an amphitheater and mini golf. Visitors are also welcome to enjoy fishing and boating on the 218-acre lake. During the summertime, the train station, carousel and Ice Cream Parlor are all open for visitors to enjoy.

Fairfax Corner

No matter what you’re looking for, Fairfax Corner has it! From high end shopping, to outdoor items and workout classes this shopping mall has something for everyone. Shop for yourself or for a gift for someone and then enjoy a bite to eat at one of the local restaurants.

ezStorage Has Storage Facilities in Fairfax, VA

We are a proud member of the Fairfax, VA community. ezStorage has 2 storage facilities in Fairfax, VA, one on Pickett Road and the other on Draper Drive. Our storage facilities offer many convenient features, including climate controlled storage units, RV and boat storage, drive up storage and more. A storage unit rental is a convenient option when you’re moving, renovating your home or just looking for some extra storage space.

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