One of the largest cities in Virginia, and the second-largest in the Washington area, Arlington is steeped in both history and the modern cosmopolitan. Home to the headquarters of many government agencies, you might find yourself there on a business trip! When vacationing, Arlington has many sights to see, and is a stone’s throw away from our capital, Washington D.C.
Arlington has many monuments and memorials that are integral in our history. Visit the Pentagon, which is technically in Arlington, although most consider it to be in D.C. Take a tour of the world’s largest office building, and the headquarters of the Department of Defense at the Pentagon. Because of security, you have to arrange a tour in advance. Otherwise, walk around and admire the awe of the Pentagon. Also, visit the Pentagon Memorial in honour of the 9/11 attacks — peaceful and moving. The U.S Marine Corps Memorial at the Arlington National Cemetery has the iconic imagine of soldiers lifting the flag on Iwo Jima cast in bronze. An important sight to see, the memorial radiates history. The Mount Vernon bike trail is a great way to admire Arlington and the outdoors. The route is between the Potomac river and the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Enjoy this easy bike path with wonderful views!
Arlington is full of activities for you and your family to enjoy, however the proximity to other cities is an opportunity you can’t waste! Washington D.C. is a twenty minute drive from Arlington. Between the White House, Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial you can just check tourist attractions off of your bucket list. The Library of Congress, The Smithsonian buildings, and Georgetown are there for you to explore also. What else could you possibly see? An hour and fifteen minutes in the car from Arlington will get you to Baltimore, Maryland. With the Walters Art Museum, the American Visionary Art Museum, and the Baltimore Museum of Art — who knew Baltimore was so artsy? Little Italy in Baltimore is also a cute place to explore Italian-American culture. Richmond, Virginia is also less than a two hour drive away. With some of the most beautiful gardens in the city, Maymont in Richmond is a sight to see. Also, take a trip to the supposedly haunted Hollywood Cemetery, and a stroll down Monument Avenue to see rows of antebellum houses on the historic drive.
With thousands of rentals that Tripping can offer you in Arlington, book your Virginia get-away now! Find a suite for your business trip, or an old historic home for your family vacation. Tripping has homes for you, at great prices, that can become your base while you take in the county’s expansive history. Stay close to the Clarendon metro station for the easiest access to grocery stores and great restaurants, as well as a quick trip to downtown D.C. You will also enjoy the quiet, residential feeling of the side streets with their leafy trees. If you are further out on the metro line, though, it is still easy to get into the citya
All kinds of transportation are accessible to you in Arlington. Driving is popular, as Arlington is reachable by two interstate highways. Arlington is also a biker’s dream, with over 100 miles of bike trails — some along the Potomac River. Arlington is also one of Virginia’s best areas for public transportation. The Arlington Transit and Washington Metro will get you where you need to be. Also, the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is the closest, and easiest way to fly to Arlington. Enjoy your stay!
Looking for a vacation rental in Arlington? Tripping.com has 1920 vacation rental homes available in Arlington. You'll find 14 studios, 1327 1-bedroom, 369 2-bedroom and 210 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from $28 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Arlington is $252 while the average price of a weekly rental is $25. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Arlington home is $25.
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