- 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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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.
The Smithsonian Institution Building is the home of the Smithsonian Information Center and the organization's administrative headquarters. The location's permanent exhibits include the Smithson Crypt and The Smithsonian Institution: America's Treasure Chest.
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3538 Sleepy Hollow Road, Falls Church, VA 22041 MoreLess Info
Featuring a 25 meter lap pool, Sleepy Hollow Recreation Association Pool offers visitors a chance to cool off in the sun or attend a competitive swim meet. On Thursdays, the facility hosts a float night with inflatable toys.
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10th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20560 MoreLess Info
A world-renowned, one of a kind natural history museum, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History features a wide variety of exhibits and displays ranging from prehistory to the present. It offers a wide variety of special events.
Specializing in walking tours, On Board Tours DC leads visitors to the Lincoln Memorial, US Capitol Building, World War II Memorial, and other sites. One the DC It All Tour, visitors can enjoy a yacht ride down the Potomac River.
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3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008 MoreLess Info
Located in the heart of the nation's capital, the Smithsonian National Zoological Park features multiple animal habitats ranging from domestic to rare and exotic species from around the world. The zoo is open daily and has free admission.
As the site where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, Ford's Theatre offers group tours where visitors can learn about the history behind the event. The theater also hosts Civil War musicals and other historical interpretations.
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3000 Block of Connecticut Avenue, Washington, DC 20008 MoreLess Info
The National Zoological Park is a zoo containing 4,000 animals and 500 different species that offers three different guided tours and a separate elephant-themed tour. There are several dining options throughout the zoo.
International Spy Museum is devoted to both true and fictional espionage, and accordingly visitors can see exhibits relating to real life spies as well as James Bond. Both children and adults can enjoy the many interactive exhibits.