Fairfax Off The Beaten Path

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    McLean

    by b1bob Updated Jun 17, 2005

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    coming up a bad cloud in McLean

    McLean is rather an upmarket bedroom community in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. It has become a tradition to visit a university friend up here and go to Slade's American Grill. This one is located at Tysons Corner. There used to be one in Arlington's Ballston Common, closer to the metro line. However, as long as there's a Slade's I'm happy.

    A most unusual restaurant called Evans Farm Inn was a McLean instution for 42 years until it closed in 1999.

    Tysons Corner is a nice place to shop or just walk around and look.

    There may be no monuments or tourist traps in McLean, but it's a nice place to shop and dine.

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    Fairfax Station Railroad Museum

    by seagoingJLW Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Fairfax Station is a fully restored railroad station that now houses a museum. On the third Sunday of every month Northern Virginia NTRAK operates a layout here.

    The museum is located at: 11200 Fairfax Station Road in Fairfax Station. It is open to the public on Sundays from 1 to 4 PM.

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    Cinema Arts Theatre-...

    by asturnut Updated Sep 17, 2002

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    Cinema Arts Theatre- independant, foriegn and 2nd run mainstream movies. Really interesting selectio of flix and cheap!

    Located in Fair City Mall in Fairfax (in the corner next to Marshalls.) For directions see their website.

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    According to the city of...

    by asturnut Written Aug 26, 2002

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    According to the city of Fairfax website, there are 21 parks and recreational spots in the city. If you're looking for a place to take the kids, picnic, play some ball or just chill, click to visit the city's website for a complete lisiting.

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