- 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.
The 45-acre Fort Ward Park was once an important Civil War site, and today features a museum and hosts historical reenactments. The park features sheltered and unsheltered picnic areas, soccer fields, a playground, paved loop and an amphitheater.
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Off West Basin Drive, Washington, DC 20242 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to the famous Depression era and World War II president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial features a life-sized sculpture of the man with his dog. The memorial features several other bronze sculptures and a waterfall.
Built to protect the area during the Civil War in the mid-1800s, Fort Ward Museum & Park now interprets the history of the period through exhibits, tours, interpretive programs and living history activities.
Get a feel for life in mid-19th century Virginia at Cherry Hill Farmhouse. Visitors can shell and grind corn in the barn, dress in period clothing and play old-fashioned parlor games. Guided tours are offered.
56% 16 votes
360 S Washington Street, Falls Church, VA 22046 MoreLess Info
Quinn's Auction Galleries is an auction house that deals in fine art, antiques, jewelry, furniture and many other rare items. They hold treasure auctions on Wednesdays with artwork, coins, silver, rugs, glassware and more.
93% 5512 votes
17th Street NW, between Constitution and Independence Avenues, Washington, DC 20006 MoreLess Info
Opened in 2004, the National World War II Memorial was built to honor the over 16-million individuals who served the United States during WWII. The memorial features numerous statues, displays, and pillars in honor of those veterans who served.
A small neighborhood park, Lincoln Park features two children's play structures along with swings, a sandbox and a basketball court. It also provides a rain garden, picnic tables, shade trees and grassy areas.