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Fairfax Travel Guide

Only a few miles away from Washington DC, Fairfax is a beautiful northern Virginia city that has recently seen a boom in popularity. Having been the first land battle scene of the American Civil War, the city is packed with history and sites of importance. The historic town is full of centuries-old buildings, while the rest of the city is packed with amenities, parks, and landmarks.

Things to Do in Fairfax

Fairfax is packed with things to do and sights to see, suitable for all ages and traveler types. Elsewhere, the Fairfax Museum is an excellent place to delve into the city's past. The museum has tons of interactive exhibits and cool things to discover about Fairfax. Additionally, the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum is awesome to see how stations and tracks were in 1854. If you're visiting with children, the Children’s Science Center Lab is ideal for adults and kids alike -- carry out experiments and have fun while you learn! For the adults, the NRA National Firearms Museum discusses the history of firearms and how to safely use them -- plenty of interesting facts and stories await visitors here.

Make the most of the beautiful outdoors at the Burke Lake Park. Locals and travelers both flock here for the hiking trails, kayaking on the pond, canoe and boat rides, swimming, fishing and the kid-friendly facilities such as playgrounds, a mini train ride, and a small merry-go-round.

Best Places to Stay in Fairfax

The best area to stay in Fairfax is around Van Dyck Park where there are lots of restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs, landmarks and stores nearby. Vacation home rentals in Fairfax include luxury condos, large houses, and cozy apartments. These vacation rentals typically feature full kitchens, large living and dining areas, and multiple bathrooms; there are also pet friendly homes so your furry friend isn't excluded. Both short term and long term rentals are available in Farifax, so you're sure to find a property to fit your needs.

Best Time to Visit Fairfax

The summers are hot and humid in Fairfax, while the winters are very cold and cloudy. The best time to visit Fairfax is August when the weather is warm with little rain. May until the end of September average 78 degrees, while the end of July peaks at 90 degrees.

After October the temperature rapidly drops below 50 degrees and in January is as low as 25 degrees. From April until July the average rainfall is four inches.

Price and Availability in Fairfax

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Fairfax tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Fairfax tend to be busiest on Thursdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Sundays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Fairfax is in March, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Fairfax is in the high season in July. Fairfax has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Fairfax

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Fairfax. The warmest months in Fairfax are June and July, when temperatures reach 99 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 15 ˚F. The wettest month in Fairfax is May with 7.64 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 1.99 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Fairfax

Browse vacation rentals from all the leading providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more at AllTheRooms.com. Fairfax has 292 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. If you are wanting to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Fairfax comes in at $20 a night. An average vacation rental in Fairfax costs on average $94 a night.

If you need an internet connection during your time in Fairfax, then you can choose from over 139 places to stay that have WiFi internet. We have 27 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Choose from 34 accommodations that provide gym options, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Fairfax? Then choose one of the 136 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 32 hotels and vacation rentals have a a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with your best friend, then be sure to select one of the 27 pet-friendly accommodations available.

We combine a wide variety of Fairfax accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 4 providers, including 135 places to stay from Airbnb, 14 accommodations from Priceline and 4 places to stay from Agoda.

160 of our accommodations in Fairfax have been reviewed and rated. 55% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 75 places to stay right now.

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