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Best of Arlington Guide

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Arlington
Known for walkable urban villages like Crystal City, Rosslyn and Ballston, Arlington was part of the "10 miles square" surveyed in 1791 to be the United States capital. Just across the Potomac from Washington, Arlington is home to the Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery, the Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima), Air Force Memorial and Pentagon Memorial. With 11 Metro stops, Arlington is car-optional and offers visitors everything from eclectic theater to Bohemian cafes.

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Tomb of the Unknowns
Tomb of the Unknowns
Guarded around the clock by the Army's 3rd infantry, this memorial in Arlington National Cemetery honors unidentified American soldiers from the two World Wars and the Korean War.
Attraction type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington National Cemetery
Owner description: Veterans of every American war from the Revolution to the country's most recent conflicts are buried at Arlington, which was officially declared a military cemetery in 1864... more Owner description: Veterans of every American war from the Revolution to the country's most recent conflicts are buried at Arlington, which was officially declared a military cemetery in 1864. Among the more than 260,000 dead are three unidentified service members, buried at the Tomb of the Unknowns, and John F. Kennedy, whose gravesite is marked by an eternal flame. less
Attraction type: Cemeteries; Historic Sites
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U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial
Owner description: Commonly called the "Iwo Jima Memorial," the statue is a depiction of the famous raising of the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima and is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives... more Owner description: Commonly called the "Iwo Jima Memorial," the statue is a depiction of the famous raising of the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima and is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives defending that flag. less
Attraction type: Monuments/ Statues
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Mount Vernon Trail
Mount Vernon Trail
Attraction type: Biking Trails

All places to eat » Places to eat

Carlyle Grand Cafe
Carlyle Grand Cafe
Ranked #1 of 676 restaurants in Arlington
Price:
Cuisines: American, French
Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, After-hours, Dessert
El Pollo Rico
El Pollo Rico
Ranked #2 of 676 restaurants in Arlington
Cuisines: Barbecue, Mexican, Peruvian
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch Spot, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, After-hours
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Italian Store
Ranked #3 of 676 restaurants in Arlington
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Italian, Pizza
Good for: Child-friendly, Outdoor seating
Best Buns Bread Co.
Best Buns Bread Co.
Ranked #4 of 676 restaurants in Arlington
Price:
Cuisines: Bakery
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
Yayla Bistro
Yayla Bistro
Ranked #5 of 676 restaurants in Arlington
Price: USD 10 - 30
Cuisines: Greek, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Turkish
Dining options: Lunch Spot, Dinner

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Hampton Inn & Suites Reagan National Airport
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Reagan National Airport
USD 94 - 216
Ranked #6 of 47 hotels in Arlington
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Hilton Garden Inn Arlington Courthouse Plaza
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Arlington Courthouse Plaza
USD 104 - 326
Ranked #11 of 47 hotels in Arlington
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Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport
3.5 of 5
Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport
USD 99 - 249
Ranked #16 of 47 hotels in Arlington
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Ballston
3.0 of 5
Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Ballston
USD 138 - 323
Ranked #1 of 47 hotels in Arlington
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Residence Inn Arlington Capital View
3.0 of 5
Residence Inn Arlington Capital View
USD 133 - 347
Ranked #2 of 47 hotels in Arlington
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Hilton Garden Inn Arlington/Shirlington
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Arlington/Shirlington
USD 121 - 313
Ranked #3 of 47 hotels in Arlington
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
4.5 of 5
The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
USD 176 - 551
Ranked #9 of 47 hotels in Arlington
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Hyatt Arlington
4.0 of 5
Hyatt Arlington
USD 102 - 312
Ranked #17 of 47 hotels in Arlington
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Le Meridien Arlington
4.0 of 5
Le Meridien Arlington
USD 131 - 387
Ranked #23 of 47 hotels in Arlington
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