Choose our Holiday Inn® Arlington, Virginia, hotels to discover this historic urban county just across the Potomac from Washington, D.C. Take a drive on a scenic greenway past colonial manors and visit the gravesite of John F. Kennedy, where the eternal flame burns brightly.
History was made here in the cradle of colonial America. You can trace the country’s beginnings and painful upheavals on a stirring visit to the Arlington National Cemetery, close to our Arlington hotels. The final resting place for generals, admirals and presidents, Arlington is also the gravesite of thousands of soldiers who died in the nation’s wars. Be sure to visit the tomb of John F. Kennedy, lit by an eternal flame. Buried beside the president are his wife, Jackie, and their two sons. Nearby are the gravesites of senators Robert Kennedy and Ted Kennedy. Arlington House, the Greek Revival home of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, is on the cemetery grounds. Arlington is the site of the Pentagon, the five-sided headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense—arrange your free tour in advance. Our hotels in Arlington are an easy drive from the George Washington Memorial Parkway, a scenic byway linked with Mount Vernon, the estate of George and Martha Washington.
Arlington has a lively restaurant and nightlife scene in the Clarendon neighborhood. Pair a movie night with dinner and cocktails at the Arlington Cinema ‘N Drafthouse, easily accessible from our Arlington hotels. Settle in to a comfortable leather chair and watch the show while you dine in this historic Art Deco theater.
Book a room in our Holiday Inn Arlington hotels and you’re just a Metro ride away from the attractions of Washington, D.C. It’s a 10- to 15-minute trip to sights like the Smithsonian museums and the U.S. Capitol.