- 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.
1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza 3400 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA MoreLess Info
A 1,000-degree oven churns out perfectly chewy pies with toppings inspired by pizza traditions around the country
Several tours of both the freshwater and seawater regions within the Washington DC region are available through the Potomac Riverboat Company. Sightseeing tours include the Washington Monuments Cruise, the Mount Vernon Cruise, the Alexandria Seaport Cruise, and the Pirate Cruise.
With a variety of sports fields to choose from, Pine Ridge Park offers visitors a recreational space for baseball and soccer. The park has a walking trail that takes visitors past a community garden with flowers and vegetables.
Along with being a popular first-run theater, the Angelika Film Center serves as an arthouse site with independent film showings and special discussions. There is also an adjoining café where debates about the movies are encouraged.
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Angelika Film Center & Cafe at Mosaic is a movie theater that shows both independent and blockbuster films, with a cafe that serves alcohol and has a unique menu. They have assigned seating so seats can be reserved.
Located on eight acres, Wilburdale Park is situated on heavily wooded terrain that contains the northern end of Backlick Run. The park offers a children's playground, park benches, picnic areas, basketball courts and a baseball field.
A movie theater with IMAX and ETX auditoriums, AMC Tysons Corner 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, mobile ticketing, reserved seats, theater rentals and a concession area.