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Arlington Local History

Arlington is located directly across the Potomac River from Washington DC. The area was home to American Indian communities for over 10 000 years. English settlers arrived in the 1600s and set up farming communities in the area.

During he Civil War Arlington was used as a Confederate lookout early on. Later on in the war the area was occupied by Federal troops.

At this time, Arlington is still a county, with no incorporated cities or towns within its boundaries.

Arlington Attractions

Arlington Parks & Gardens

Upton Hill Regional Park This is a wooded urban park with plenty of recreational activities including a pool, batting cage, mini golf. There is also a snack shop.

Arlington Restaurants and Bars

Arlington Restaurants

Sushi Zen If you are into sushi, this is the place for you. Featuring a full assortment of sushi at affordable prices set in a soothing environment, you are sure to enjoy the experience. The address is 2457 North Harrison Street.

SoBe Seafood Located at 3100 Caledon Boulevard, this is a fun and unique restaurant featuring only the freshest seafood with superb service set in a relaxing atmosphere.

Halteh's Pizza A superb choice for a family outing, this restaurant is routinely voted one of the top 5 pizza establishments in the Washington area. The address is 36 South Glebe Road.

Arlington Bars & Clubs

Whitlows On Wilson First opened in 1946, the bar became one of the city landmarks in the downtown area of Washington. Following a six-year closure, the icon reopened in 1995 with most of the original furnishings. There is live music here on weekends; the address is 2854 Wilson Boulevard.

Mister Days Sports Rock Cafe Located on the corner of Washington and Highland, you will be able to watch practically any sporting event with a selection of over 60 televisions. Happy hours are popular, and a DJ gets everyone dancing over the weekend.

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