- 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.
Dedicated to the author of the Declaration of Independence, the Jefferson Memorial features a shallow dome and a portico. The site contains a bronze statue and excerpts of Thomas Jefferson's famous document on the southwest interior wall.
The Decatur House offers the chance to rent its carriage house, a courtyard, and entertaining parlors for special events. The location, which has hosted festivities for over 180 years, is a suitable location for weddings, conferences, and receptions.
Featuring over 2,500 masters from both the 19th and 20th centuries, the Phillips Collection is one of the nations Modern Art Museums. The museum features both American and European artists, including works by Renoir, Picasso, Gauguin, Monet and O'Keefe.
The National Mall, the American national park, contains the National Museum of American History, the National Air and Space Museum, and several other national museums. The greater National Mall area contains landmarks like the United States Botanic Garden and the Capitol Reflecting Pool.
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Directly south of the White House, At 15th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20013 MoreLess Info
One of the most historic and instantly recognizable monuments in the world, the Washington Monument is a 555 foot obelisk. Visitors can take an elevator to the pinnacle for panoramic views of the city.
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100 Raoul Wallenberg Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024 MoreLess Info
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is a historical museum that chronicles the anti-Semitism and suffering during the period of the holocaust. The museum is most widely acclaimed for the 'Narrative History of the Holocaust' exhibit.
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The highest point of the Olympic Mountains in Washington, Mount Olympus is a challenge to several hikers. A wonderful landscape, this range provides a beautiful scenery for all of those able to reach the summit.
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Constitution Ave. NW, Between 12th and 14th Street Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20560 MoreLess Info
Displaying highlights of American history from the Revolutionary War to present day, National Museum of American History has a large amount of artifacts to explore in their collection. The museum holds the original American flag, 'Start Spangled Banner', on display.