"Shopping and eating in Fairfax, more next time!" Top 5 Page for this destination Fairfax by matcrazy1
Fairfax Travel Guide: 92 reviews and 194 photos
Fairfax is an independent city of only 21,498 people (2000) forming an enclave within the confines of over 1-million Fairfax County west of Washingtin, DC and Arlington, Virginia. It has a compact historic downtown (Main St.) and is a home to George Mason University (GMU) when Nobel Prize-winning economists James M. Buchanan (1986) and Vernon Smith (2002) teach numerous students. My friend Nat (b1bob) from Mechanicsville, Virginia is graduated from GMU which has become the largest public university in the state of Virginia (about 30,000 students). My other VT-friend, Kent (Kentbein) lived in Fairfax in 2004. I was very happy to meet them both personally.
I passed through Fairfax a few times on the way to/from nearby Washington Dulles International Airport and spent there my last hours on American soil in 2004. Well, due to rainy weather we killed our time before flight back to Europe in Fair Oaks Mall and enjoying great meal at 29 Diner. If you need information on Fairfax tourist attractions please switch to Fairfax VT-pages by other VT-ers or City of Fairfax Official Webpage or wait until I come back there to see more.
- Pros:Historic downtown, George Mason University, shopping, 29 Diner
- Cons:Traffic jams in rush hours, it's not at all the South
- In a nutshell:Don't pass through Fairfax, stop for a while!
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