- 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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9811 Washingtonian Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 MoreLess Info
Open when weather permits, Washingtonian Paddle boats offers visitors to take whimsically designed, swan-themed paddle boats out on to the waters of Lake Kittamaquandi. The facility has been in business since 2001.
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5040 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA 20151 MoreLess Info
Hosting more than 30,000 visitors each year, the Ellanor C Lawrence Park - Walney Visitors Center is a public park facility that has a wealth of information available for visitors. Located in a restored farmhouse, the center hosts exhibits, too.
As a significant site for the early settlers of the region, Sully Historic Site consists of a main house, visitor center, and other historical buildings. Visitors can take a group tour of the main house with a guide.
Large numbers of outdoor activities and programs are held at the Mason Neck State Park which is a short drive from Washington DC. Guests can access multi-use trails, large picnic areas, a playground, a canoe launch site, and even a visitor orientation center.
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16701 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860 MoreLess Info
The Adventure Park, located within the premises of Sandy Spring Friends School, is the country's largest aerial forest adventure park. It features multiple sections made up of ropes, ladders and cable which make up for a fun obstacle course.
Home to a community center hosting camps and classes, Veterans Memorial Park features a skate park as well as volleyball, basketball and tennis courts. It also has a 50-meter pool, picnic facilities, a duck pond and hiking trails.
Featuring facilities for volleyball, basketball and tennis, Briar Patch Park measures five acres and has grass fields with a patch of trees. It offers playgrounds for three different age groups as well as a picnic pavilion with tables.
Featuring works from numerous local artists, the Gaithersburg Arts Barn is an art gallery filled with a variety of unique creations. The gallery also contains an upstairs performance theater that is host to numerous shows throughout the year.