Comfort Inn University Center
11180 Fairfax Blvd
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: (703) 591-5900
Fax: (703) 591-3507
11180 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA, US, 22030
- Phone: (703) 591-5900
- Fax: (703) 591-3507
One of Fairfax County
Beautiful plants native to the Potomac River Valley and plants from around the world are displayed in magnificent areas at this botanical garden that also provides an array of educational opportunities in gardening, horticulture, botany, and conservation.
Finding its place in the American Association of Museums and in the National Register of Historic Places, Sully Historic Site is a beautiful attractions in Chantilly. Often known as Sully Plantation, this site now comprises of approximately 120 acres, including outbuildings, slave gardens and a historical park. The site's historic importance talks about the then owner Richard Bland Lee, which is very evident in the property's displays.
As the Nation's largest earth-science agency, the U.S Geological Survey collects, analyzes, interprets, and distributes data on mineral, land, and water resources to all levels of government, educators, private industry, and the public. A variety of forms, including reports, educational materials, and digital data aerial, can be found at this library.
Dedicated to preserving and interpreting a rural community setting in a suburban environment, this park recreates the era from 1920 to 1940, a time of great transition in rural America. The park is home to many farm animals, Kidwell Park which provides a glimpse of the patterns of family farming, numerous historic buildings, a circa 1911 schoolhouse, a Virginia Landmark meeting house, equestrian facilities, and a county store.
A large, 888 acre park that has many features including a 218 acre lake for fishing and boating, a seasonal campground open from May through October, outdoor volleyball courts, rowboat rentals, tourboat rides, a miniature train, a carousel, a miniature golf course, disk golf, an ice cream parlor and snack bar, picnic areas with grills, a fishing pier, and a children's playground.
Located within the Frying Pan Farm Park, this structure was built as Baptist church in the late 1700s. The building was left abandoned over the years and in 1984, Fairfax County Park Authority took control over maintaining the property. The Frying Pan Spring Meeting House was enlisted in the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. The property includes a cemetery, baptismal pond and springs. Call ahead for tour of this Virginia landmark.
One of the busiest branches in the Fairfax County Public Library system, this library offers a collection of more than 215,000 volumes, a large selection of recorded books, an environmental collection, business and financial resources, access to the Internet, a separate children's wings, and a large collection of newspapers and magazines.
This 476 acre park includes an 18 acre lake for fishing and boating, an outdoor swimming pool enveloped by a lazy river, pedal boat rentals, a carousel, a seasonal campground open from March to December, nature trails, picnic areas, and a children's playground.
Surrounded by lush trees, the Colvin Run Mill is a 19th-century water power mill. You can picnic on its landscaped gardens and stroll through its historic general store for some snacks, drinks, candy, toys, books, grits and stone ground corn. The restored structure circa 1811 was considered to be a technological wonder of that time. This is one of those remarkable places where there are events such as live music, ice cream making, wood carving and craft sessions to make your trip all the more memorable. A tour to the mill will show you how the stones grind grain and hear stories of the history of this mill. A visit to Colvin Run Mill will not only fascinating but also vibrant with its various activities.
Merrybrook is the only known house of American Civil War Confederate spy Laura Ratcliffe. The group called 'Friends of Laura Ratcliffe' conserve this home that featured in the National Historic Register in 2007.
Many amenities and recreational activities await you at this 493 acre park which includes a 77 acre lake for boating and fishing, hiking and nature trails, a miniature golf course, a carousel, snack bar, tourboat rides, picnic areas, pedal boat and canoe rentals, and a children's playground.