Itineraries

What to do on a capital visit

Arlington packs a lot of history, culture and small-town charm into its 26 square miles. Just across the river from Washington, D.C., Arlington is also an ideal basecamp to explore all that the capital region has to offer.

Arlington is home to many world-famous military monuments, memorials and historic sites, including:

In addition to its many historical attractions, Arlington offers visitors first-class shopping, international dining and an eclectic local arts and entertainment scene. Plus, it’s just minutes to the National Mall and other regional attractions, and hotels here at 20% less on average than downtown D.C.

We have put together some itineraries for your exploration and ease.

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