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4.4
Cemeteries · Monuments · Historic Walking Areas

Popular things to do in Arlington

Arlington National Cemetery ©
Cemetery
Arlington National Cemetery
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
Historic Walking Area
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial ©
Monument
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Mount Vernon Trail ©
Biking Trail
Mount Vernon Trail
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments. Seamlessly linked to the nation's capital city by a convenient metro system, the county successfully maintains its own way of life, known locally as the "Arlington Way." An ideal base for any exploration of the capital and its surrounding areas, this small county boasts a remarkably diverse dining scene. With over a thousand restaurants, Arlington offers you a chance to experience all types of eateries, from hole-in-the-wall pubs to fine restaurants. Plan how to spend your time in Arlington and other destinations in United States using our United States day trip tool.

Side trips from Arlington

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Specialty Museum
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Chantilly
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
Architectural Building
George Washington's Mount Vernon Mount Vernon
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Battlefield
Gettysburg National Military Park Gettysburg
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Arlington

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park ©
Island
Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
4.3
Duration: 3 hours
Gravelly Point Park ©
Park
Gravelly Point Park
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial ©
Historic Site
Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Conte's Bike Shop ©
Biking Trail
Conte's Bike Shop
4.9
Duration: 4 hours

Parks in Arlington

Glencarlyn Park ©
Park
Glencarlyn Park
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Bluemont Park ©
Park
Bluemont Park
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Bon Air Park ©
Park
Bon Air Park
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Shirlington Dog Park ©
Park
Shirlington Dog Park
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Trails in Arlington

Custis Trail
Hiking Trail
Custis Trail
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Arlington

Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church
Church
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
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