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Arlington in a nutshell

Arlington, Virginia and Washington, D.C. hold an untold number of memorials and monuments that document the nation's history.
Of specific interest are the sites and exhibits that celebrate the achievements of American women, and the vast role that women played in the formation of our country, our democracy and of our culture. A trip to the nation's capital is a wonderful opportunity to explore the exhibits and sites that pay tribute to the women who shaped America's history.

No trip would be complete without also enjoying the many shopping, and dining amenities available in Arlington. Arlington's many hotels provide a wonderful "home base" for any trip to the Washington, D.C. area - its central location and accessibility to Metro, which is a save, easy and efficient alternative to driving, puts everything the region has to offer within easy reach.

Arlington, Virginia, is the best place from which to experience our nations capital. One look at our famous view of Washington, D.C. says it all. In the heart of Arlington, visit Arlington National Cemetery, final resting place of American war heroes, or feel your national pride stirred by the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns. Civil War buffs will enjoy a tour of Arlington House, former residence of Robert E. Lee.

Memorial Bridge
Memorial Bridge

Arlington House
Arlington House



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