The community of Arlington, VA, is a great place to live. There are
Arlington, VA, neighborhoods to suit everyone. Some neighborhoods
have brick homes on quiet streets lined with trees. The Rosslyn and
Crystal City areas have high-rise condos. There are streets are lined
with older brick homes. The community of Arlington, VA, has stores and
restaurants in every neighborhood.
Some homes in the North Arlington neighborhoods near the Ballston Common
Mall are small brick houses. These homes are within walking distance
of several Metro stations, stores and restaurants.
There are small condo and apartment buildings in South Arlington near
Columbia Pike. These are near stores, restaurants and a movie theater.
Buses take people from this area directly to the Pentagon Metro
High-rise condos in the Crystal City area of Arlington are near The
Fashion Centre at Pentagon City and within walking distance of a Metro
station. Residents of high-rise condos in the Rosslyn area are just
across the Key Bridge from the Georgetown neighborhood in Washington,
D.C. These condos are within walking distance of the Rosslyn Metro
station and restaurants.
Large homes with four or five bedrooms can be found in several
neighborhoods in the community of Arlington, VA.
People who live in the community of Arlington, VA, can easily find their
way around. Route 50, also known as Arlington Boulevard, runs across
part of Arlington from east to west. Streets such as North Irving
Street and North 1st Street are north of Route 50. South Highland
Street is south of Route 50. The numbered streets run from east to
west. North 1st Street is one block north of Route 50, and South 1st
Street is one block south of Route 50. The numbered streets are crossed
by named streets such as Monroe Street and Randolph Street. Many named
streets are in alphabetical order from east to west. Randolph Street is
west of Monroe Street. Columbia Pike is a major street in South
Arlington. It is parallel to Route 50. Major streets in Arlington
perpendicular to Route 50 include Glebe Road and George Mason Drive.
Arlington, VA, is served by three of the Washington area's six Metrorail
train lines. The Yellow, Blue and Orange lines have stations in
Arlington. The community of Arlington, VA, is served by Metro buses
and Arlington Transit buses. Many streets in Arlington have bike lanes.
Arlington is just a few minutes away from the tourist attractions and
city life in Washington, D.C. The rolling hills, horse farms and
wineries near Middleburg are 37 miles away. The beautiful scenery of
the Shenandoah Valley is 66 miles from Arlington.
People who frequently travel out of the state or out of the country will
find that Arlington, VA, is a very convenient place to live. An Amtrak
station is just seven miles away in Alexandria. A train trip from
Alexandria to New York takes a few hours. Reagan National Airport is a
short drive or Metro ride from Arlington. Dulles International Airport
is 21 miles away.