Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Fairfax, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $134 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Fairfax. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Travel to lively Fairfax

Come and experience Fairfax and its live music, theater scene and museums. This city's shopping, restaurants and sporting events draw many visitors. White House and National Mall are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Fairfax

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Fairfax has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Splash Down Water Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • The Winery at Bull Run (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • TPC Potomac at Avenel Farms (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • South Riding Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Congressional Country Club (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Fairfax

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Fairfax. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Mall (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Meadowlark Botanical Gardens (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Frying Pan Farm Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Bull Run Regional Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Great Falls Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Fairfax

The nearest airport is in Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), located 14.2 mi (22.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD), which is 10.6 mi (17.1 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro transportation at Vienna Station or Dunn Loring Merrifield Station and easily see more of the city.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Fairfax?

Whether you're looking for an intimate escape for you and your sweetheart or someplace spacious to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Fairfax. Here are a couple to get you thinking:

  • Take advantage of conveniences like beach sun loungers and a highchair at "Historic Home In Center Of Old Town Alexandria". Located around 15 miles from Fairfax, this quality property has 4 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • "George Washington Town House In Old Town Alexandria" also promises an awesome stay, offering 2 bedrooms, golf, a barbecue grill and more. It's around 16 miles from Fairfax.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Fairfax vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Fairfax?

If you've been busier than a hamster on an exercise wheel, you deserve to escape for a couple of glorious days. Clock off early on Friday and make your way to one of these weekend getaways in or near Fairfax:

  • "June Specials - Location/metro" is around 14 miles east of Fairfax and an ideal place to recharge your batteries. You'll enjoy the range of amenities here, including a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board.
  • "Gmu And Courthouse Suite" is another top-rated option to consider. It's located around 1 mile to the southeast of Fairfax and features a kitchen, a stovetop and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Fairfax?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, ideally suited for traveling couples or solo adventurers. Spend your days getting to know your new surroundings and your nights resting up in your comfy hideaway. The following options in or near Fairfax are guaranteed to please:

  • Chill by yourself or take a few friends to "A Gem Amongst Gems Minutes Away From Tysons Corner Mall". You'll have loads of amenities to take advantage of, including off-street parking options and an outdoor pool.
  • Alternatively, use "Upscale Suite Near Iad | Free Breakfast + Shuttle To Airport + Corporate Area" as a base to check off the best attractions around you. This cozy home away from home offers a stovetop, off-street parking options and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Fairfax?

Whether you're after a cozy cottage or a house with enough space for the family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Sneak in a mini break at one of these getaways in or near Fairfax:

  • Within easy reach of central Fairfax, "Renovated Basement Space, Close To D. C" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not kicking back in your comfortable digs, get out and explore what's around you.
  • Another terrific option is "New Burke Family Home With Deck And Easy City Access". Round up your nearest and dearest and enjoy a comfortable stay near the heart of Fairfax.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Fairfax?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a houseboat, a romantic weekend getaway is a wonderful way to spice up your love life. Whisk your honey away for a few days at one of these enticing escapes in or near Fairfax:

  • Put on some love songs and kick back together at "Historic Home In Center Of Old Town Alexandria". Around 15 miles from Fairfax, this property has everything you need for a romantic weekend away, including beauty services and a fireplace.
  • "George Washington Town House In Old Town Alexandria" is another retreat that's bound to impress. It's around 16 miles from Fairfax and comes with a fireplace and beauty services.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Fairfax?

Share your vacation and have even more fun. Whether you're planning an adventurous escape with pals or a family reunion, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and around Fairfax:

  • Providing space, comfort and privacy, you'll get your guests' nod of approval at "Great Single Family House Near Multiple Stores And Shopping Centers". Up to 14 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 6 bedrooms, a kitchen and a garden. This group getaway is around 4 miles to the west of Fairfax.
  • "Holly Treeside, A Luxurious Tysons Corner Home" is another awesome option. It's around 7 miles to the northeast of Fairfax, has 5 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 12 guests. A garden and a firepit are among the things that'll help make your group vacation even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Fairfax?

Nothing spells fun like a pool does. Grab your flamingo floatie and check out these rental houses in or near Fairfax that feature this vacation essential:

  • Pack your swimsuit and take your gang to "George Washington Town House In Old Town Alexandria". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including a separate dining area and a TV.
  • Otherwise, unpack your bags at "Great Single Family House Near Multiple Stores And Shopping Centers". Along with a refreshing pool, you can also make use of a kitchen island and a TV.

Don't know how to pack your suitcase for your Fairfax break? This popular destination has a humid subtropical climate. In the summertime, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 70 ºF to 85 ºF. Check out our range of Fairfax vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Fairfax?

You'll always have more fun sharing those special memories with the folks closest to your heart. Whether you're organizing a family escape or reuniting with friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental that suits you. These are two of our best in and around Fairfax:

  • Sleeping up to 10 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Historic Home In Center Of Old Town Alexandria" is the ideal place to enjoy some family time. This top-rated getaway is 15 miles to the east of Fairfax and has creature comforts that include towels and a fenced yard.
  • "Gmu And Courthouse Suite" also has the space you need to connect with loved ones. This rental is around 1 mile to the southeast of central Fairfax and accommodates 8 guests in its 4 bedrooms. A toaster and a garden will help keep everyone comfortable and happy.

If you want to see some family-friendly attractions around the area, there's no shortage of choice. Ultrazone Laser Tag, Dulles South Multipurpose Center Skatepark and Atlantis Waterpark offer fun for all ages.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Fairfax?

Idyllic romantic getaways, work trips or solo adventures — a one-bedroom vacation property is a perfect solution for a multitude of occasions. One of our options in or near Fairfax is sure to be just the thing:

  • It's true! Good things come in little packages, and "Spacious 1 Bedroom Modern Basement Suite Near Gmu W" is a fantastic example of this. This one-bedroom vacation rental is not far from the central streets and features amenities like a fireplace and a garden.
  • "Fairfax Relax, Recharge, Lets Go Do It Again 11" is another lovely one-bedroom escape also a short distance from the center. When you're not out exploring the area, take advantage of a balcony, off-street parking options and much more.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Fairfax?

Three-bedroom rentals in or near Fairfax give you freedom and space to enjoy a memorable vacation with family and friends. Check out some of the fantastic options available here:

  • It's not hard to see why "Near Dc Single Family House In Fairfax 3beds 3baths" is a favorite with many travelers. This roomy retreat comes with a garden and a kitchen and makes vacationing with friends or family a piece of cake.
  • Alternatively, check out the roomy vacation property that is "Where Hikers And Ski Bunnies Are At Home. Pure Nature". Hang out with the people you love and take advantage of its many conveniences, such as a fireplace and a firepit.