Arlington: Nine Neighborhoods, Endless Fun!


The great thing about Arlington is its diversity of personalities, which centers around nine main neighborhoods – each with its own unique identity. Urban or small town? Large or intimate? High-end luxury or low-key funkiness? Arlington is all of these things, and we at The Wellington can’t wait to share it all with you.

From the world-class shopping of Pentagon City, to the nightlife of Clarendon, to the ethnic eateries of Columbia Pike, Arlington offers the best of many worlds.

Ballston – Explore the most walkable neighborhood in Arlington! A variety of hotels, shopping, and dining fits every taste and budget, and there are 59 restaurants in a five-block radius! Click here for more information.

Clarendon – Blending nationally known retailers with one-of-a-kind boutiques and well-known restaurants and bars, Clarendon hums with activity morning, noon, and night. Whether you’re looking for live music, a great meal, a romantic evening, or unique stores, you can find it all right here. Click here for more information.

Columbia Pike – Art deco buildings, small-scale, specialty retail, and Arlington’s greatest concentration of ethnic restaurants make the Pike a unique tourist destination. Experience a bohemian melting pot of old and new that celebrates Arlington’s cultural diversity. Click here for more information.

Courthouse – Within walking distance of Clarendon, and just up the hill from Rosslyn and D.C.’s Georgetown, Courthouse boasts a growing array of restaurants, pubs and lounges, a movie theater, and hotels just steps from Metro. Click here for more information.

Crystal City – Bright and vibrant, Crystal City is Arlington’s largest downtown area and features fine restaurants, cafes, specialty stores, outdoor movie nights, bike trails, and popular theater spots. Crystal City is easily accessible, located across the river from Washington, D.C., and within walking distance from Reagan National Airport. Click here for more information.

Pentagon City – With hundreds of stores and restaurants, The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, the Pentagon Row shopping and entertainment complex, and Pentagon Centre offer an incomparable shopping experience for all: designer-clad fashionistas, avant-garde trend-setters, and those who just like to keep it simple. Click here for more information.

Rosslyn – With monumental views of Washington, D.C., and its location right across Key Bridge from Georgetown, Rosslyn is a favorite place to stay, eat, shop, and meet when visiting the National Capital Area. Click here for more information.

Shirlington – Stay in The Village at Shirlington, and you’ll have fantastic food, entertainment and boutiques at your fingertips. Click here for more information.

Virginia Square – Home to George Mason University’s law school, graduate school, and continuing education programs as well as Defense Department research facilities. A delicious selection of restaurants can be found within easy walking distance along Wilson Boulevard and Fairfax Drive. Click here for more information.