- Our list of the best things to do in Fairfax, Virginia, features the top 568 nearby activities — including 210 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Fairfax, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 21 things to do within the city of Fairfax, VA , followed by 546 popular activities in nearby cities, including Washington, Arlington, Bethesda, Silver Spring, Alexandria, Leesburg, Sterling, Chantilly, Reston, Gaithersburg, Woodbridge, Rockville, Potomac, McLean, Ashburn, Annandale, College Park, Manassas, Springfield, Middleburg, Fort Washington, Oxon Hill, Herndon, Falls Church, Centreville, Lorton, Germantown, Olney, Clinton, Warrenton, Greenbelt, Mount Vernon, Wheaton, Burke, Glen Echo, Quantico and Sandy Spring
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88% 110 votes
1711 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD MoreLess Info
The Charles Theatre is a movie theater that sits in a 23,000-sqft movie house that can accommodate up to 1150 people at a time. The theater shows first-run specialty films as well as big-budget Hollywood movies and foreign films.
97% 1850 votes
Maryland Highway 65, Sharpsburg, MD MoreLess Info
Antietam National Battlefield is a designated area along the Antietam River which marks the location of the historic Battle of Antietam fought in 1862. The site consists of the battlefield, a military cemetery, a visitor center, and the famous Burnside's Bridge.
57% 247 votes
1100 East College Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21409 MoreLess Info
Located along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, Sandy Point State Park is home to vast stretches of beach where visitors can enjoy the views of the Bay and participate in boating, fishing, picnicking and more. There are also mulitple hiking trails within the park.
84% 332 votes
US Highway 340, Front Royal, VA 22630 MoreLess Info
Some of the most rare cave formations in the world are found at Skyline Caverns. The arrangement of the underground attraction also includes regular light shows that give the rocks a unique appearance.
90% 10 votes
Boonsboro, MD MoreLess Info
Notable pieces on display at Boonsborough Museum of History include a chair used in the Lincoln White House and a collection of carved bullets from the Civil War. Open Sundays May through September (year round by special appointment).
70% 97 votes
19821 Shepherdstown Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713 MoreLess Info
Crystal Grottoes Caverns, Maryland's only show caves, are natural caves containing interesting geological formations such as flowstones, stalactites and more.
97% 32 votes
13490 Cedar Run Rd., Culpeper, VA 22701 MoreLess Info
Known for its moonshine and whiskey production, Belmont Farms Distillery offers tour of its grounds that includes a tasting of three spirits. The distillery has a gift shop where visitors can purchase spirits and accessories.
95% 119 votes
5831 Dunker Church Road, Sharpsburg, MD MoreLess Info
Featuring a stone arch bridge across Antietam Creek, Burnside's Bridge is a historic landmark of the Civil War. Visitors can walk along the bridge and enjoy the forest scenery surrounding the creek.
100% 9 votes
Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD MoreLess Info
A farm called Bonnymeed Farm offers historic horse and carriage guided tours for children and adults. There are three tours with one of them covering the Battlefield of Antietam and includes a traditional picnic lunch from 1862.