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Virginia State Symbols and Fairfax Virginia Accommodations

Virginia State Symbols and Fairfax Virginia Accommodations

Fairfax, Virginia is an independent city that forms an enclave in the confines of Fairfax County. It is also the county seat amidst being politically independent. It forms part of the WA Metropolitan Area with its location along Northern Virginia. Its population according to the 2000 census is 21,498.

Virginia State Symbols
The state of Virginia has many official symbols. For one, there is the Mother of Presidents (nickname) that represents the 8 Virginians who served as Presidents of the US. In no particular order, they are Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, James Monroe, James Madison, John Tyler, William Henry Harrison, Woodrow Wilson and Zachary Taylor.

Milk is the official beverage while the Virginia Big-Eared Bat is the official bat. Meanwhile, the official boat is Chesapeake Bay deadrise and the Cardinal as the official bird. Their native dance is called the Virginia reel. American foxhound is the official dog. Brook trout is their native fish, dogwood their tree or flower, chesapecten jeffersonius their official fossil, tiger swallowtail their official insect, and eastern oyster as the official shell.

They live by their slogan, “Virginia is for Lovers.” Their official motto is “Sic simper tyrannis.”

Fairfax Virginia Accommodations

Hyatt Fair Lakes (Address: 12777 fair Lakes Circle Fairfax, VA 22033; Telephone: 703-818-1234)

This hotel has 316 guestrooms that have separate seating areas with iHome Hyatt Stereos, work areas, high speed Internet and granite baths among others. It provides a business center, free shuttle services, a concierge, a fitness center, whirlpool, indoor lap pool with sundeck and jogging trails. For gastronomic options, they have the Houndstooth Grill and a lobby lounge.

They also offer coffee perks and room service. Attractions near the hotel include the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Fair Oaks and Tysons Corner Malls as well as WolfTrap, Nissan Pavilion and Patriot Center; plus, the Washington DC monuments and many more.

Courtyard Fairfax Fair Oaks (Address: 11220 Lee Jackson Memorial Hi-way Fairfax, VA 22030; Telephone: 703-273-6161 or 1-800-392-8709)

This hotel is situated about 20 miles from Washington DC and the George Mason University. It is also near the Dulles International Airport. It strictly upholds its smoke-free policy in all of its 144 rooms. Courtyard Fairfax feature a seasonal pool, fire pit, outdoor spaces, fitness center, a boarding pass printing station and a business center. It also has 2 meeting rooms and gastronomic options like The Bistro and The Market. Onsite parking is free, public areas offer wireless Internet access while rooms have both wired and wireless Internet connections. Rooms also feature ergonomic chairs, microwave ovens, alarm clocks, hair dryers and so much more.

Hilton Garden Inn (Address: 3950 Fair Ridge Drive Fairfax, VA 22033; Telephone: 703-385-7774)

This hotel is a 100{d4f7c08805e41e9b9974dfba619ed7230ec2da6e442055d48085a7994e8adaef} smoke free facility with an onsite restaurant called The Great American Grill Restaurant, a 24 hour Pavilion Pantry, Pavilion Lounge and meeting/banquet rooms suitable for small up to medium sized groups. The hotel is also near places of interest like the Washing Dulles International Airport, Ronald Reagan National Airport, Tysons Corner, Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax Square and the Vienna Metro Station among others.

Hilton Garden Inn assures guests with a relaxing stay. They provide complimentary shuttle services, parking space, a 24 hour business center, workout facility, wired or wireless Internet access and newspapers. They also have a whirlpool and heated indoor pool. Rooms are guaranteed with microwave ovens, refrigerators, coffee makers, irons with boards, 2 speaker phones with data ports and voice mail as well as cabled televisions and game consoles. Experience the best of Fairfax in this hotel whose motto is “Everything. Right where you need it.”