Arlington, Virginia provides a vision of the American past.
Its modern American lifestyle is reflected in the vibrancies of a usual city like pulsating night clubs, small traffic jams and street dining, yet it embodies a gateway to long gone days in America.
Arlington is a city with a past that’s more attractive than its present. You can experience Arlington on your stay there with Booked.net. Be it a room in cheap hotel in Arlington to one packed with luxuries all listed with maps, photos and secure forms at Booked.net. You can check out all hotel offers easily at our website.
You will feel a breath of history soon after arrival to Arlington. It is known for its military cemetery. In fact, Arlington is home to a graveyard of 225,000 military personnel. The only grave that is out of this military list is assassinated President John F. Kennedy's grave in a city that landmarks’ celebrate military history, including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Directly across the Potomac River from Washington DC, other attractions include;
- Pentagon, the largest office building in the world
- Theodore Roosevelt Island, a small national park with a glimpse of history
- United States Air Force Memorial, dedicated in Fall 2006 to the US Air Force
- Arlington Historical Museum offers a dose of the city's history in a historic school building
Even though these landmarks give to the area a bit of a somber image, Arlington goes beyond this maintaining an impressive cultural scene.
Actually, it is cultural vibe that makes Arlington distinct from other destinations. The city can easily set itself apart by its performances and shows held in its numerous theaters. The famous Washington Shakespeare Company, the WSC has won audience in Arlington since 1990s thanks to its spectacular plays on Shakespeare’s works. Contemporary musicals are staged in Arlington's Broadway - Signature Theater and Spanish plays in Teatro de la Luna.
If you feel that Arlington is getting claustrophobic, then you should think about its location. Set close to Washington, DC and the District of Columbia it allows tourists to change scenery. But you will be back to Arlington for its hospitality and warm welcome in local hotels. Booked.net has collected all Arlington hotels ready to book for you.