- TripBuzz found 524 things to do with kids in or near Arlington, Virginia, including 499 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Silver Spring, Bethesda and Bowie.
- From Mount Vernon Trail to Gravelly Point Park, the Arlington area offers 113 different types of family activities, including: Monuments, Dog Park, Theaters and Parks.
- Part of the original 'ten mile square,' Arlington was returned to Virginia in the 1840s. The city has enjoyed a great deal of population growth over the years, thanks to the large number of people who work in nearby Washington DC. Arlington is closely tied to Washington DC and politics, and has war memorials, museums, and the famous national cemetery within its borders.
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George Washington Memorial Parkway, McLean, VA 22101 MoreLess Info
The George Washington Memorial Parkway is a scenic driving route stretching 25 miles long along the Potomac River. Views of local wildlife including deer and bald eagles are featured along with trails and national landmarks.
The 18th century Palladian-style building known as Carlyle House offers daily tours of the house to explore the life of John Carlyle in pre-Revolutionary Virginia. Special programs for children, events, exhibits, and lectures are held throughout the year.
The Gadsby's Tavern Museum is actually composed of two 18th century buildings that famous historical figures like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams enjoyed. The museum teaches guests about life during this era with special programming for both very young and older children.
The Lyceum is essentially a history museum that was founded in 1839 by a group calling themselves the Alexandria Lyceum in conjunction with the Alexandria Library Company. Local history collections, school programs, concerts, and lectures are offered within the museum.
Clara Barton National Historic Site is the first of its kind being dedicated to the life and accomplishments of a woman. It preserves the historic home of Clara Barton who founded the American Red Cross.
Glen Echo Park is a local art and culture center where visitors can participate in a number of workshops for visual and performing arts. The park also contains many attractions such as a Spanish-style ballroom, an antique carousal, children's theaters and more.
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105-107 S. Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA MoreLess Info
Operating as a family apothecary business from 1792 to 1933, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum still houses some of the original ingredients, papers and products used during the time for customers including Robert E. Lee and the Washingtons.
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600 Wolfe Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 MoreLess Info
There is nothing like live entertainment, and there is plenty of it to see at The Little Theater of Alexandria. Shows include classics and new shows including The Christmas Carol, God, of Carnage, and The Game's Afoot.