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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 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 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 Weather in Fairfax

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Fairfax. The hottest month in Fairfax is June, when temperatures peak at 96 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -1 ˚F. The wettest month in Fairfax is July with 11.21 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 1.75 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Fairfax

Find the perfect rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. Fairfax has 275 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. A vacation in Fairfax can be budget-friendly - our cheapest price vacation rental is available at $20 per night. A typical accommodation in Fairfax costs on average $105 per night.

If you have to have internet access during your stay in Fairfax, then you can choose from over 111 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. We have 23 accommodations that include a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout routine by staying at one of 24 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Fairfax, you'll want to pick from 104 places to stay that provide parking. We track 27 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 23 pet-friendly places to stay in Fairfax, so if you're traveling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

AllTheRooms compares vacation rentals, hotels and other bespoke accommodation types from many providers in Fairfax, including 101 places to stay from Airbnb, 12 accommodations from Priceline and 4 places to stay from Agoda

164 accommodations in Fairfax have been reviewed; 65% are rated excellent or good. 60 accommodations allow instant booking.