Park the Car in Arlington for Walkable City Fun


    Situated directly across the Potomac from Washington, D.C., Arlington is home to some really awesome on-foot delights! With fantastic walkable communities and a myriad of other foot-friendly features, you can easily spend the day, afternoon and evening saving green by being green.

    For 612 acres of history, check out Arlington National Cemetery, where the graves of over 20,000 veterans represent every conflict in which the U.S. has fought. The John F. and Jacqueline B. Kennedy gravesite and the Challenger Space Shuttle memorial are also located here, as well as the Arlington House, the pre-Civil War home of Robert E. Lee.

    Make your pilgrimage to the "shopper's Mecca" -- the Fashion Center at Pentagon City, which features 170 nationally-known stores and 7 full-service restaurants; Or visit what some call the "Ralph Lauren of pet boutiques" and discover what treats a.k.a. Spot – The Pet Shop has for your favorite furry friend. They even offer a doggie self-wash!

    For a sure way to keep your feet busy, check out walkable communities like Crystal City, Arlington’s largest downtown with an abundance of fine eats and some of the area’s largest hotels, Shirlington, the place to go for dinner and a show, and Rosslyn, where you can enjoy monumental views of Washington D.C.

    Feeling adventurous? Hop on your bike and take the 23 mile Arlington Bicycle Ride/ Hike History Tour.


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Last Updated: 12/20/2012 10:55 AM
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