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Discover rich history and local culture at our hotel location near the Potomac River.

An exquisitely planned, historic city filled with modern, urban refinements, Arlington is the perfect place to discover the region. The Metro, located directly outside the hotel, offers an easy path to top attractions, including Arlington Cemetery and the Pentagon. Our Potomac River hotel also places guests near upscale shopping and dining at The Fashion Centre, and the museums and monuments of Washington, DC.

Suggested 1 Day Travel Itinerary

A Picture-Perfect Day in DC

From 30 minutes to a whole weekend, there's something for everyone.

 

5 minutes:

Aviation spotting at Gravelly Point Park

Insider Tip: With the monuments as your backdrop, watch planes fly so close you can almost touch them. Gravelly point is located at the north end of Reagan National Airport’s main runway on the bank of the Potomac River. It’s Washington’s most unique perspective.

30 minutes:

Take a quick run and enjoy monumental views along the Mount Vernon Trail. Insider Tip: Maps to the trail, bottled water and towels are available at the Hotel’s entrance.

1 hour:

Visit the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial

Insider Tip: While visiting, listen to the Pentagon Memorial Audio Tour by simply calling (202) 741-1004 at the entrance and the audio will lead you on a tour to various points of interest throughout the park.

2 hours:

Visit Arlington National Cemetery

Insider Tip: The Changing of the Guard ritual happens every hour on the hour October 1 to March 31.

From April 1 through September 30, the ritual occurs every half hour.

Half day or 1 day:

Hop on the Old Town Trolley Tours

Insider Tip: Take the regular loop with no stops in just 90 minutes or go the extended route which takes

3 hours, or all day if you hop on and off.

Insider Tip: Check out the Monuments by Moonlight nighttime tour... it’s a must.

All Weekend:

Visit the Newseum

Insider Tip: All tickets are valid for two days so go back the next day.