- 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.
Best know for a public swimming pool, Jefferson County Memorial Park is a leisure park that also has two basketball courts, two playgrounds, and four pavilions that are available for rent. The park also has a .7-mile walking trail.
The City of Westminster Municipal Pool is a swimming pool that offers individual and family memberships as well as daily admission rates. The pool also offers swimming lessons for students of all ages and levels.
Several sites are contained at Battlefield Fredericksburg including a house built in 1836, the Fredericksburg National Cemetery, the Howison's Hill cannon rifle area. Walking tours are offered throughout the park, but guests can also drive from location to location in the area.
For lessons, fishing trips, and tours, visitors try Chesapeake Bay Fly Fishing with Captain Chris Newsome. Available lessons include fly casting, light tackle, fly tying, knots, fish cycles, and cast netting.
A movie theater featuring 12 screens, Regal Hunt Valley Stadium 12 displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade game machines and a concession area with food and drinks.
In operation for 50 years, Berryville Roller Rink is a fitness facility that hosts open skate sessions on week nights. In addition to rollerskating, the rink offers instructional classes for gymnastics and other fitness activities.
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The Jefferson County Little League provides organized leagues for children from ages 6 through 14. Leagues include t-ball for young players, as well as baseball and softball coached under adult supervision at all times.
The historic Jefferson County Museum is a museum that offers free admission to patrons of the Charles Town Library. The museum carries information on historical events that happened in the county, such as the hanging of John Brown in 1859.
Cruises around the Chesapeake Bay are provided by Blown Away Sailing, which also offers destination cruises to Baltimore and Annapolis. Guests can even participate in sailing courses with the company's instructors who are certified by the American Sailing Association.