Holiday rentals in Arlington, Virginia
Discover a city full of history when you book a holiday home in Arlington
You will certainly find your ideal holiday home that caters for all your needs amongst the ones on offer for your holiday in Arlington. You could just as easily take a trip to one of the neighbouring cities such as Washington D.C, because the River Potomac merely separates the two. Combining history, culture and nature there is something for everyone in Arlington.
Historical monuments located right next to your holiday destination in Arlington
During your stay in Arlington it is a must to see the famous National Cemetery, built during the American Civil War (1861-1865). Here lies 300, 000 soldiers having served for America. It’s also the resting place of the Kennedy family, the former president, his wife and his children. It’s a deeply moving experience walking through this place of remembrance and then reaching the museum which remembers the women who served in the military for America. Continuing on from this you’ll find 3km away the general area of the Department of Defense: The Pentagon and it’s 28km of hallways. It is advised to book a couple of days before if you want to experience a guided tour. Book a holiday home or apartment in this city and you’ll be able to dive into the heart of American history.
A getaway combining nature and culture in Arlington
Not only are you able to visit historical sites when you visit Arlington, but you’re also surrounded by nature and culture. You can visit the Artisphere or the Synetic Theatre. And if you want to experience the nature that Arlington has to offer, there are cycling trails on Mount Vernont offering you 30km of paths there and along the River Potomac, from which you can see George Washington’s house. In the north of George Washington Parkway, you’ll find the Gravelly point park, from which you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city and beyond. Your holiday accommodation will equally allow you to explore the forests and area of Theodore Roosevelt island. Practical information: think about bringing your own water, as the island doesn’t provide any. Don’t panic if the weather is not perfect on your holiday, Crystal City allows you to navigate between the different buildings containing shops and restaurants all whilst staying dry! And if you want to explore further out on your holiday, you could book accommodation in the capital of Virginia, Richmond, 170km away from Arlington.