- The list below includes 490 free or cheap things to do in or near Arlington, Virginia, including 118 different types of inexpensive activities like Monuments, Dog Park, Parks and Bike Paths.
- From Tomb of the Unknowns to Arlington National Cemetery, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Arlington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Silver Spring, Reston and Bethesda.
Paint Nite 14405 Baltimore Avenue, Laurel, MD MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
The Clarendon Dog Park is a community-based neighborhood park that is covered in a mix of soft gravel and grass. One of the most popular features of the dog park are large fountains that the canines can run through and play in.
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Arlington Blvd. and Meade St., Arlington, VA 22211 MoreLess Info
The focus of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial is to commemorate the country's gratitude to the Marines and those who fought beside them in every conflict since 1775. The statue that composes the memorial with the Marines hoisting the American flag at Iwo Jima is famous across the globe.
There were 184 federal employees, military personnel, civilians, and flight crew members who were killed during the Pentagon attack on September 11, 2001, and the Pentagon Memorial is a way to preserve the memories of those lost. The largescale memorial statue is in the shadow of the Pentagon itself.
The United States Air Force and its predecessor organizations are honored at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington. It is adjacent to the Arlington National Cemetery and overlooks the Pentagon to allow for guests to view parallels between the sites.
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Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211 MoreLess Info
Sitting on what was originally a 1,100 acre plantation, Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial served as the Confederate general's home before the Civil War. The home has been fully restored to what it would have been when Lee lived in it.
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Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22201 MoreLess Info
The Arlington National Cemetery houses the Women in Military Service for America Memorial. The site is meant to be a living memorial that honors past, present, and future servicewomen who serve in or with the United States Armed Forces in all conflicts, beginning with the American Revolution.
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George Washington Parkway, Arlington, VA 22216 MoreLess Info
Landscaped architects transformed overgrown farmland on a small island in 1930 to become the memorial Theodore Roosevelt Island. A forest was designed to mimic the original forest on the island, and there are miles of walking trails.
Group and walking tours take visitors through an exploration of the effects and lifecycles of illegal drugs, and the history of the country's Drug Enforcement Agency, at the DEA Museum & Visitors Center.
As an expression of gratitude towards the Dutch people for their help during and after World War II, Netherlands Carillon was dedicated. The 49 bell carillon is a reminder of our friends and their service every time the bells sound.
Guests to Gravelly Point Park are able to have great views for planespotting as planes from the Reagan Airport take off and land over the park area. There are also park-related activities like picnicking, biking, and running.