On the scenic banks of the Potomac River across from Washington, D.C., Arlington has an abundance of fresh-air experiences for your next adventure.
Arlington's vibrant, walkable neighborhoods in the heart of the nation's capital are home to 1,100 acres of parks and open space connected by more than 75 miles of multi-use trails. It's no wonder the American College of Sports Medicine named Arlington "Fittest City in America" in 2018 and 2019. Ready to venture out with us?
Parks & Nature Centers
Arlington's park system was recognized in 2020 as among the top four in America's 100 largest cities. Explore local parks, spraygrounds, nature centers, dog parks and more including a calendar full of FREE outdoor and virtual programs for all ages.
Ride, run, hike or stroll through forests, over streams and past scenic vistas on Arlington's trails. Or, create your own sightseeing tour to Washington, D.C., Old Town Alexandria and beyond with ideas from BikeArlington and WalkArlington.
There's nothing like great food and drink after a day of activities. Check out Arlington Restaurants & Nightlife, including rooftops and patios for al fresco fun. And when you're ready to plan your stay, explore our Hotels.