Ask someone to describe Arlington, VA in one word, and you’ll get a variety of responses: urban, exciting, hip and accessible are the obvious ones. Throw in hospitable and charming, add in easy and affordable, and you’ll have a pretty clear picture of all that Arlington has to offer.
In addition to our many historical attractions, Arlington offers visitors first-class shopping, diverse dining and an eclectic local arts and entertainment scene. Here, you can discover American treasures including Arlington National Cemetery, the Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima), the Air Force Memorial and The National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial. And when you’re done, you can experience Arlington’s charming restaurants and cafes, funky boutiques, nationally-renowned theater and intimate live music venues. Plus, it’s just minutes by Metro or car to the National Mall and other regional attractions.
Due to the county’s proximity to downtown Washington, D.C., Arlington is headquarters to many departments and agencies of the federal government of the United States, including the Department of Defense (DoD) at the Pentagon, Drug Enforcement Administration, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). It is also home to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The many federal agencies, government contractors, and service industries contribute to Arlington’s stable economy. It is the highest-income county in the United States by median family income, though it has the highest concentration of singles in the region. Arlington is also the location of national memorials and museums, including Arlington National Cemetery, the Pentagon Memorial, the Marine Corps War Memorial, and the United States Air Force Memorial.
When you stay in Arlington’s walkable, Metro-centered “urban villages,” you get the best of everything when it comes to national historic attractions, local culture and fun!
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