Arlington, on the southwest bank of the Potomac, is a suburb of Washington D.C. Arlington County smallest county in the United States and in the Eastern Region of the state. It covers 25.7 square miles, of which about 4.6 square miles are federal property. With a population of 185,000 Arlington has no incorporated community. Some of the major centers of development are Ballston, Clarendon, Columbia Pike, Crystal City, Rosslyn and Shirlington.
Arlington was named for the home of Robert E. Lee. Ceded to the federal government in 1789 as part of the District of Columbia; the land was returned to Virginia in 1846.
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Kanpai Japanese Restaurant | Whitey's Restaurant | Whitlow's On Wilson |
History Arlington National Cemetery | Newseum |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Courtyard by Marriott Crystal City | Doubletree Hotel- Pentagon City |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Chrissy O'Donnell Realtor |
Shopping Magpie Homewares and Gift Bundles |
Sports and Sporting Events Any Mountain Tours |
See more Virginia Cities and Towns.
12/02 Coming to The area
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 You can claim Dover, Delaware, the capital city of the First State, as your state capital during the 80th anniversary celebration of the Dover Days Festival!.
Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival West Friendship MD May4-5 A fun-filled weekend of live animals, crafts and supplies, entertainment and more.