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Best Western Pentagon-Reagan Airport is the gateway to Washington DC! Located in the heart of the DC metro area, Arlington, Virginia is a vibrant urban village directly across the Potomac River from the US capital. Experience the city's world-class shopping, restaurants, and fashionable neighborhoods with our free shuttle service to and from the airport and DC Metro, giving you access to scores of infamous attractions, including the Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery, The White House, Smithsonian Institution Museums, the National Zoo, and International Spy Museum. With legendary monuments, memorials, performing arts, shopping, festivals, and more, the Washington DC area offers endless unforgettable experiences to travelers from around the globe!
Arlington, Virginia Pentagon
Category: Attractions
Headquarters of the US Department of Defense and nerve center for command and control, the Pentagon is an international symbol of military might, and one of the largest, most extraordinary office structures in the world, with 17.5 miles of corridors and 23,000 employees.
1600 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301
703-697-1776
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Arlington National Cemetery at Virginia
Category: Attractions
Our country's most treasured burial ground, Arlington National Cemetery is the sacred resting place of over 300,000 honored heroes, and a chronicle of
American history.
1 Memorial Drive, Fort Myer, Arlington, Virginia 22211
703-271-7727
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 Arlington, Virginia White House
Category: Attractions
The official home and workplace of the President of the United States of America and the President's administration, the White House is the seat of US leadership, and an inspiring DC landmark.
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20500
202-456-1414
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Smithsonian Institution Museums at Arlington, Virginia
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The world's largest museum and research complex, the Smithsonian Institution is comprised of 19 museums and art galleries, 9 research centers, and over 143 million works of art, objects, artifacts, and specimens.
Independence Ave., Washington, DC 20036
202-633-7113
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Arlington, Virginia National Zoo
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One of the most popular divisions of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Zoo houses over 2,000 animals of 400 species, many of which are endangered. The most popular residents are the giant pandas, Tian Tian and Mei Xiang.
3001 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, DC
202-633-48888
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Spy Museum at Arlington, Virginia
Category: Attractions
Dedicated to educating visitors about the integral role of espionage in world history, as well as its role in current events, the International Spy Museum is a true sight to behold. Get there while the cover's blown!
800 F St NW, Washington, DC
202-633-48888
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Other Things to Do

US Capitol -

Founded in 1793, the United States Capitol is a treasured icon of American democracy, as well as one of the most architecturally impressive and symbolic structures in the world. It has housed the meeting chambers of the Senate and House of Representatives for almost two centuries.

Lincoln Memorial -

Built as a shrine to President Abraham Lincoln, The Lincoln Memorial is one of the most profound symbols of American democracy and the fight for freedom. It was also the site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963.
Visit http://www.nps.gov/linc

Washington Monument -

Commemorating our nation's first President, the Washington Monument's 555 feet of white marble celebrates the distinguished life and leadership of President George Washington. The commemorative stones in the stairwell come from every state in the Union.
Visit http://www.nps.gov/wamo/planyourvisit/index.htm

Vietnam Veterans Memorial -

Setting aside the controversies of the war, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the men and women who served their nation during the Vietnam Conflict. Currently, there are 58,249 names on
the wall.
Visit http://www.nps.gov/vive

United State Holocaust Memorial Museum -

A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires people and leaders to confront hatred, prevent genocide, promote human dignity, and strengthen democracy.
Visit http://www.ushmm.org

World War II Memorial -

Opened in 2004, the World War II Memorial commemorates and honors the 16 million who served in the US armed forces, the 400,000 who died, and all who supported the war effort from home.
Visit http://www.nps.gov/nwwm

US Supreme Court -

Home of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Supreme Court building is an enduring symbol of faith, the cornerstone of American democracy and our judicial branch of government.
Visit http://www.supremecourtus.gov

Washington Convention Center -

Steps from DC's iconic attractions, the monumental, 2.3 million square foot Washington Convention Center is a vital meeting and event facility, as well as the only building to receive both the Urban Land Institute Award of Excellence and the American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Architecture. Call 202-249-3400, or
Visit http://www.dcconvention.com

Iwo Jima Memorial -

While the Iwo Jima Memorial illustrates one of the most celebrated victories of World War II, the memorial is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives in defense of this country since 1775.
Visit http://www.nps.gov/gwmp/learn/historyculture/usmcwarmemorial.htm

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -

Home of the National Symphony Orchestra, the John F. Kennedy Center is the nation's top performing arts venue, presenting 3,000 performances and events each year, including theater, dance, ballet, opera, orchestral, chamber, jazz, popular, and folk music, as well as festivals and
multi-media performances.
Visit http://www.kennedy-center.org

Fashion Centre at Pentagon City -

Located in the fashionable Pentagon City neighborhood of Arlington,
Fashion Centre at Pentagon City offers trendy shopping, dining, and unique attractions, such as a glass elevator
ride throughout.