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Families will love:

  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Ease of access to Washington, D.C.
  • Affordable hotels and attractions

Planning a visit to Washington, D.C. with the kids? It's inevitable that at some point, you'll end up in Arlington, Virginia across the Potomac River, if for nothing else than famous Arlington National Cemetery. You could also end up at another famous landmark: the Pentagon.

Another reason you may [purposely] find your family in Arlington, Virginia -- the hotels. ... more
Planning a visit to Washington, D.C. with the kids? It's inevitable that at some point, you'll end up in Arlington, Virginia across the Potomac River, if for nothing else than famous Arlington National Cemetery. You could also end up at another famous landmark: the Pentagon.

Another reason you may [purposely] find your family in Arlington, Virginia -- the hotels. Hotel rates are typically cheaper across the river than they are in downtown D.C., and a fantastic metro system (with stops near many of the hotels) makes it easy to get around town.

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