Things to do in Fairfax, Washington DC and More
When you prepare for your vacation to Fairfax and Holiday Inn Express Fairfax – Arlington Boulevard, you’ll be pleased to know that the local area offers a variety of things to do. Entertainment is present almost everywhere, from local shopping to events at the Eaglebank Arena. Don’t forget we have a lot of fantastic Fairfax hotel deals as well! Book your room online at Holiday Inn Express Fairfax – Arlington Boulevard once you plan your exciting trip to Fairfax and Washington DC.
George Mason UniversityGeorge Mason University is an active campus that welcomes prospective students, families, and visitors alike. As the main hotel near George Mason University, we’re only 3 miles away from the campus, offering a quick commute to the college. After exploring the school, you can return to your comfortable accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Fairfax – Arlington Boulevard.
EagleBank ArenaThe main arena at George Mason University is the EagleBank Arena (formally the Patriot Center), and can comfortably seat up to 10,000 excited visitors for adrenaline-pumping basketball games, soulful concerts, and more. Our hotel near the EagleBank Arena is the prime choice for accommodations in the area, so don’t hesitate to book a room with us before your trip to Fairfax.
Day Trips to Washington DC
Our Fairfax hotel is 13 miles from Washington DC, making day trips to the nation’s capital a great way to spend your time. Whether you want to explore the Potomac River or venture down to the White House, Holiday Inn Express Fairfax – Arlington Boulevard provides the ideal location to get the most out of your vacation. Ask the friendly team at Holiday Inn Express Fairfax – Arlington Boulevard about fun things to do during your time in Washington DC. They can help point you in the right direction based on your family’s interests and available time. We want to work with you to make your vacation memorable.
Shopping in Fairfax
Visitors who want to spend their time shopping in the Fairfax area will love the many shopping outlets and malls in the region. You can head to the popular Tysons Corner Shopping Center, the bustling Leesburg Outlets, and more close shopping destinations like the Springfield Mall and the Fair Oaks Mall. Just make sure that you have enough room in your luggage to pack all of the amazing buys that you’ll discover on your vacation in Fairfax.
- Center for Applications of Psychological Type – 0.4 miles
- Old Fairfax Historic District – 1.5 miles
- The Hub Theatre – 2.3 miles
- George Mason University – 3 miles
- EagleBank Arena (former Patriot Center) – 3 miles
- Virginia International University – 3 miles
- Wegman’s – 3.2 miles
- Fairfax Corner Shopping Center – 3.5 miles
- Inova Fairfax Hospital – 4 miles
- Fair Oaks Mall – 4.5 miles
- Tysons Corner Mall – 8.5 miles
- Udvar-Hazy Air & Space Museum – 11 miles
- Marymount University – 12 miles
- Springfield Mall – 12.3 miles
- Manassas Battlefield – 16 miles
- Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets – 27 miles
- Capitol College – 34 miles
Washington D.C. Attractions
- Smithsonian Museums – 16 miles
- Verizon Center – 16 miles
- DC Monuments – 16 miles
- White House – 16 miles
- International Spy Museum – 21 miles
- Mount Vernon Estate – 22 miles
Business Travel in Fairfax
We know that not everyone is here for pleasure, but that doesn’t meant that you can’t enjoy your trip! Business travelers in Fairfax will be able to get plenty of work done in our comfortable hotel, thanks to our complimentary amenities like free Guest Wi-Fi and access to our 24-Hour Business Center. The team at Holiday Inn Express Fairfax – Arlington Boulevard is ready to help you accomplish your business in a timely manner, so that you’ll be able to enjoy some of the recreational things Fairfax has to offer before you go!