Close to the cities of Washington DC and Alexandria, Arlington is great destination for those looking for a city break with plenty to see and do. Hotels near Arlington make a perfect base for trips into the US capital or further into Virginia. Summers in Arlington are hot, with average July temperatures rising to around 90ºF. Winters are reasonably mild with temperatures in the 40s.
When to go to Arlington Spring, with the stunning Cherry Blossom Festival, is a popular time to visit the city, but Arlington hotels can be very busy so be sure to book well in advance. Visit between November and March to avoid the crowds.
How to get to ArlingtonWith its close proximity to Washington DC, Arlington is well served by transportation routes. Ronald Regan Washington Airport (DCA) is located in Arlington County, while Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is just a short distance away. Thanks to the city’s well-connected and easily accessible transportation network, hotels near Arlington National Cemetery and The Pentagon are all easy to reach from the airports, with many shuttle services on offer, alongside bus, rail and taxis. Metrobus routes operate across the city, while the Metro rail network is another popular method of travel in Arlington.
Why visit ArlingtonThe most famous site in the city is Arlington National Cemetery, a vast burial ground containing thousands of military graves. John F. Kennedy and various members of the Kennedy family are also interred there. The Pentagon, home to the US Department of Defense, is also a major landmark in Arlington County. Fashion Centre in the Pentagon City district is a large upmarket shopping mall, with a number of global hotel chain properties nearby, including the Sheraton Crystal City and the Marriott Crystal Gateway. The finest Arlington restaurants can be found in the city’s Clarendon district, while Crystal City houses eateries to suit all budgets.
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