Across neighbouring Virginia and Maryland, significant US historic landmarks and cultural attractions converge with awe-inspiring natural beauty, from warm sandy beaches and lakes to national parks and majestic mountains. Follow a scenic byway and discover Maryland and Virginia’s treasured collection of quaint towns and the majestic Blue Ridge and Appalachian mountains, where echoes of colonial life and Civil War heritage co-exist with artful contemporary culture.
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Your gateway from the UK into Capital Region USA will be Washington Dulles International airport (IAD) flying non-stop with one of our airline partners - British Airways, Virgin Atlantic or United Airlines.
Washington Dulles International features over 119,000 square feet of concessions space, providing numerous opportunities for local, regional, and national retailers and restaurateurs like Brooks Brothers, Burberry, Coach, Estee Lauder, L’Occitane, Kiehl’s, MAC, Michael Kors, Montblanc, Swarovski, PINK, Tumi, and Vera Bradley, plus &pizza, Bracket Room, Chef Geoff’s, Five Guys Burgers, DC Chophouse, Bar Symon, Starbucks, and Vino Volo.
Dulles Airport is located 26 miles from DC in suburban Virginia. It has a dedicated access road that makes getting into the city efficient via car, taxi or airport shuttle. Washington Flyer taxi cabs exclusively service Dulles Airport. Taxi stands are located outside the main terminal at Door 2 and Door 6. A ride into DC will cost about $60-$68.
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Introducing Arlington, Virginia
Stay, shop, dine and play in Arlington, Virginia – just across the Potomac River from Washington, DC!
Ask someone to describe Arlington in one word, and you'll get a variety of responses: urban, exciting, hip and accessible are the obvious ones. Throw in hospitable and charming, add in easy and affordable, and you’ll have a pretty clear picture of all that Arlington has to offer.
In addition to the many historical attractions, Arlington offers visitors first-class shopping, diverse dining and an eclectic local arts and entertainment scene. Here, you can discover American treasures including Arlington National Cemetery, the Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima), the Air Force Memorial and The National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial. And when you’re done, you can experience Arlington’s charming restaurants and cafes, funky boutiques, nationally-renowned theatre and intimate live music venues. Plus, it’s just minutes by Metro or car to the National Mall and other regional attractions.
No matter when you visit, Arlington offers hundreds of restaurants – from family-friendly favourites, to the newest in haute cuisine showcasing world-renowned chefs. And, Arlington maintains its urban energy until well after dark: nightlife and culture abound. On any given weekend, you’ll find hundreds of visitors and residents enjoying Arlington’s restaurants, clubs, theatre and more. Best of all, it's easy and affordable: there’s no need to wait for weeks to get into the newest hot restaurant, and the velvet ropes part for anyone looking for fun!
Arlington is the ideal hub for visiting the Washington region. Many of the region's most popular attractions are conveniently accessible by the Metro subway system, and virtually all of Arlington's 44 hotels are just minutes from one of 11 Metro stations in the County. Arlington is also super-walkable with bike paths, sidewalks and pedestrian-friendly bridges meaning you can park your car and head out on foot.
With over 75 miles of trails and 1100 acres of park and open space, Arlington is an urban area with outdoor appeal. The Washington and Old Dominion Trail is a 100-foot wide park and one of the skinniest in Virginia, but also one of the longest being 45 miles in length.
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Did you know ! The Capital Region USA boasts 8 of America's Scenic and Historic Byways