Arlington Convention & Visitors Service

1100 N. Glebe Road Suite 1500 22201

Why Choose Our Destination?

Welcome to Arlington, Virginia, and the Washington Metropolitan Area! We're thrilled at the prospect of hosting your next event here in Arlington! Just across the Potomac River from the nation's capital, Arlington offers meeting attendees and groups incomparable views, rich history and thriving neighborhoods. With nearly 40 hotels - all just minutes from Metro - Arlington is conveniently central to businesses and attractions throughout D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. The Arlington Convention and Visitors Service team is standing by to help you plan an exciting and rewarding meeting experience. Hotel Bids — Save time by letting us distribute your Request for Proposals to all Arlington hotels in one fell swoop. At your request, we'll e-mail your meeting specifications to local properties and assist you in identifying the options that best suit your requirements. Site Inspections — When you’ve narrowed your hotel choices down to a few, we're happy to introduce you to our hotel sales counterparts and to join you on escorted site inspections of the properties you’re considering. Promotional Information and Photography — Once you're ready to promote Arlington to event attendees, we’ll give you all the tools you need to showcase your excellent destination selection! In addition to Arlington maps and local/regional information, we have easy-to-download photos, videos, promotional copy and logos that will help generate excitement for your event. Service-Provider Referrals — We can also connect you with a wide array of meeting service providers, including local receptive operators, transportation companies, entertainment/talent agencies, caterers, audio/visual companies, speakers bureaus, and many more. We know that every meeting or event has unique requirements, and we're here to work with you to make sure things turn out just right. If you have any questions that haven't been covered, just call us at (800) 296-7996 and let us know what you need!


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Distance from airport

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

    1 mi. from city center

  • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

    20 mi. from city center

  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI)

    40 mi. from city center

Local Attractions

Arlington National Cemetery

Historical landmark
Characterized by undulating green hills dotted with trees, Arlington National Cemetery welcomes three million people annually to discover Arlington's rich history and witness the time-honored ceremonies. There are many notable memorials and grave sites including the Tomb of the Unknown Solider, the Challenger Space Shuttle Memorial, and the grave sites of John F. and Robert Kennedy. Make time to visit the Tomb of the Unknown Solider and witness the Changing of the Guard ceremony, performed by the U.S. Honor Guard.
Arlington, VA, US 22211

Theodore Roosevelt Island

Theodore Roosevelt Island is a tribute to outdoors man and naturalist Theodore Roosevelt, the USA's 26th president. This 91-acre wooded island sanctuary features a memorial plaza as well as a few trails for exploring wooded uplands, swampy bottomlands, and Potomac River views. Bird watching and kayaking are also popular activities in and around the park.
Theodore Roosevelt Island
Arlington, VA, US

The National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial

Historical landmark
The National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial honors the 184 people whose lives were lost at the Pentagon and on American Airlines Flight 77 on September 11, 2001. Each of the memorial units commemorates the life of one of the victims and is organized by the year the victim was born.
1 Rotary Road
Arlington, VA, US 22202

Fashion Centre at Pentagon City

Fashion Centre at Pentagon City offers a world-class shopping experience with its stellar lineup of more than 170 stores and restaurants that include some of the most sought-after names in retail including Macy's, Nordstrom, Apple, Coach, Michael Kors and Tourneau.
1100 S Hayes St
Arlington, VA, US 22202

Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima)

Historical landmark
The magnificent memorial was based on an iconic, Pulitzer Prize winning photo of the second flag-raising on the island of Iwo Jima during World War II. While the statue depicts one of the most famous incidents of World War II, the memorial is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives in defense of the United States since 1775.
N Meade St
Arlington, VA, US 22211

Ballston Quarter

Ballston Quarter brings excitement to Arlington’s Ballston neighborhood with incredible dining, entertainment and shopping options for your meeting attendees. Dine at Quarter Market, an 18-restaurant food hall featuring a delicious variety of local eateries, fast casual spots, and sit-down restaurants. Or if you’re ready to whip up something amazing, Cookology offers hands-on cooking classes, team building events and even catering.
4238 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA, US 22203

Air Force Memorial

Historical landmark
Located on a beautiful hillside vista in Arlington, Virginia, the Air Force Memorial honors the service and heritage of the men and women of the United States Air Force and its heritage organizations. Three stainless steel spires soar into the sky from the promontory reaching a heights of 402 feet above sea-level. The arching design was inspired by the contrails of Air Force Thunderbird aircraft as they peel back in a precision "bomb burst" maneuver.
1 Air Force Memorial Dr
Arlington, VA, US 22202



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