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Arlington

4.4
Cemeteries · Monuments · Historic Walking Areas
National History, Local Flavor
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.
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Popular things to do in Arlington

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Cemetery
Arlington National Cemetery
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Walking Area
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Monument
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Biking Trail
Mount Vernon Trail
4.7
Duration: 3 hours

Side trips from Arlington

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

Hidden gems in Arlington

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

Parks in Arlington

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

Trails in Arlington

Hiking Trail
Custis Trail
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Arlington

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

Places to visit with Arlington

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