- 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.
88% 133 votes
2001 Daniel K Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22191 MoreLess Info
The Leesylvania State Park is considered to be a historic site in the region as it was visited by Captain John Smith and serves as the ancestral home area for Virginia's legendary Fairfax and Lee families. There are also many outdoor activities for visitors, including picnicking, hiking, fishing, and boating.
The local history of the city is put on display at The Manassas Museum. The permanent exhibits go into the Native American past of the area, but the bulk of the collection is on the Civil War and related artifacts.
91% 35 votes
21293 Smiths Switch Road, Ashburn, VA 20147 MoreLess Info
Serving as one of the longest parks in the state, the Washington & Old Dominion Trail covers 45 miles of paved pathways. Visitors can enjoy walking, running, bicycling, and skating with an adjacent 32-mile-long gravel path for horseback riding.
Featuring a large indoor ice rink, the Ashburn Ice House has many ice skating related activities. Guests can learn to skate, play hockey, figure skate, or simply participate in the open public skating sessions.
67% 15 votes
23520 Overland Drive, Sterling, VA 20166 MoreLess Info
The Panther Family Laser Tag & Amusement Center is a location that is meant to provide fun and entertainment to those who visit. Amenities at the center include laser tag, air hockey, and a video game arcade.
100% 3 votes
24432 Schaeffer Road, Gaithersburg, MD MoreLess Info
Cyclists visiting the Schaeffer Farms Mountain Bike Trail will find scenic views at every turn. There is a trail for every skill level and each trail offers a unique challenge. Visitors can bring a picnic to enjoy along the way.
58% 12 votes
Prince George's Stadium, 4101 NE Crain Highway, Bowie, MD 20716 MoreLess Info
A minor league, Double-A level baseball club in the Baltimore Orioles organization, the Bowie Baysox play a full slate of home games in Prince George Stadium. The team holds a variety of promotions.
100% 1 votes
Whitemarsh Park, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive, Bowie, MD 20715 MoreLess Info
Owned and operated by the city of Maryland, the Bowie Playhouse is a charming 150-seat theatre that is committed to fine community productions. The theatre presents original works, Shakespeare classics and popular musicals.