In the heart of the nation’s capital, you will find Arlington, Virginia, a picturesque retreat from the busy Washington D.C. area. Arlington is known for several historical sites, including the Arlington National Cemetery. But the city is also known for chef-inspired dining, premier shopping, and beautiful outdoor dining. At night, the city comes alive with an interesting array of nighttime activities from theatrical performances to live music and dancing. As you discover the area, you will find that Hilton Garden Inn hotels in Washington DC can provide you with comfortable accommodations for a relaxing rest after exploring the city.
One option for guest accommodations is the Hilton Garden Inn Arlington-Shirlington. With a central location, you will have the Arlington area at your fingertips with exciting nightlife, top-rated restaurants, and historical landmarks. The Hilton Garden Inn offers you on-site dining at the Great American Grill, serving breakfast and dinner. The hotel also includes a full-service business center, fitness, and indoor pool area.
Things to Do
The main attraction in Arlington is, of course, the Arlington National Cemetery. The cemetery is home to several memorials including the Challenger Space Shuttle Memorial and the Tomb of the Unknowns. The Air Force Memorial is another sight to see as three stainless steel spires curve upwards to almost 300 feet in the area, honoring those who served in the U.S. Air Force. These are just two of many memorials and monuments that can be found near Hilton Garden Inn hotels in Washington DC.
Arlington is made up of urban villages, each of which are walkable, so you can quickly walk to many destinations, including restaurants, shopping, and attractions. Metro stations are also set up throughout the city, so you can take a ride to nearby Washington D.C. to explore this area as well.
With so much to see and do in both Arlington and Washington, D.C., it may be difficult to know where to begin. Try choosing a category, whether it be museums and monuments and plan your day around each category. You will have a smooth trip with interesting sights to see each day of your visit to Hilton Garden Inn hotels in Washington DC.