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6800 Lee Hwy.
Arlington, VA 22213
Phone: (703) 538-5300
Fax: (703) 538-2110
The Donald South Frady Park is a lovely neighborhood park in Falls Church. The park is the perfect place for a quiet stroll amidst the ancient trees, while the pretty gazebo and water fountain form a charming backdrop for visitors to appreciate. Picnic tables and an outdoor grill make it a nice spot for a picnic. Kids can play in the playground and play area just for them.
To experience a touch of Asia, head to Eden Center. The center is home to over a hundred speciality Asian shops and restaurants, and an important part of the Vietnamese-American heritage of the region. The center pays homage to the culture and heritage of Vietnam, and the architecture evokes a sense of being in Saigaon, specially when standing at the Clock Tower. You can sample delicious Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine, or pick up beautifully made handicrafts as you stroll around the center. A cultural hub, the Tet and Moon festivals are also held at Eden Center. Stop by for a taste of Asian flavor in the heart of Virginia.
The Cherry Hill Park offers a bright spot of green amidst the urban landscape, with picnic tables, shelters, playgrounds, volleyball courts and a cheerfully gurgling water fountain for people to enjoy. A nice place to spend a day out with the family.
The Cherry Hill Farmhouse is a historic house located in Falls Church, Virginia. The beautiful Greek Revival style house was built in 1845 and was owned by rich farmers of the region. The Greek Revival style house is now the property of the city of Falls Church, which runs it as a museum. The site is open to the public for tours and there are special tours for children available, where they get to dress up in period costumes and play traditional games. The house and the farms adjoining it also make for a cozy wedding venue.
Established first in 1733 as part of the official Church of England, the existing brick building was designed by James Wren in 1769. Much of the original construction still remains. During the Revolutionary War, Falls Church served as a recruiting headquarters for the Colonial army. Activities subsided then until 1830 when it closed altogether. It was reopened during the Civil War as a hospital and a stable, causing damage to the vestry that can still be seen today. In 1873, the church was officially reorganized as an Episcopal church, and the congregation remains very active.
The Mad Fox Brewing Company is a local craft brewery located in Falls Church. The brewery features a public room that serves house brews, beer samplers, cider and more. The brewery is a popular dining spot for locals and visitors alike, serving up flavorful, fresh fare like the Mad Pork Belly Bites, The Garlic Pig Pizza and the Drunken Pork Chop. Kids are welcome at the restaurant. Tours of the brewery are held on the first Saturday of every month.
The Cavalier Trail Park features bike and hiking trails, basketball court, picnic tables and tennis courts. A good place for an outdoor picnic with the family or an afternoon of recreational sport. You can even enjoy a barbecue at the grill on a pleasant evening.
A wealth of recreational activities can be explored at this park in Arlington, just a few miles from Washington. Visitors enjoy the scenic walking trail, the outdoor swimming pool open Memorial Day through Labor Day, and the deluxe miniature golf course and batting cages, both open mid-March through October. Need a break from the activities? Stop by the snack bar and relax at the gazebo by the pond.
This beautiful 70-acre park is situated in a residential area and is popular with the locals. Bluemont Park offers areas to bike, jog, hike, picnic and play basketball. There are picnic areas available too. Larger groups should call ahead to reserve the space.Your leashed pet is welcome as well.
In league with the Arlington Hotel industry, ACVS promotes living in Arlington as the best bet while in and around Washington. All kinds of information on what to see and do, where to drink and dine and of course where to board is provided by them. If you're organizing a meeting, ask for assistance. When in doubt in Arlington, you know whom to call.
History buffs interested in the dwellings of an ordinary man in the 18th Century will be thrilled to visit the Ball Sellers House. Possibly the oldest standing building in Arlington today, the house was the home of a yeoman farmer John Ball, who lived in this modest dwellings with his wife and five daughters. The house has passed through several owners since including William Carlin, a tailor who counts George Washington and George Mason among his famous clientele. Packed with history and interesting stories, visitors will also get the rare opportunity to view a clapboard roof. The house is open for public tours from April to October on Saturdays between 1:00p and 4:00p. School and group tours can be set up by appointment.
Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library is well situated close to Interstate 66 in Tysons Corner. This makes it a buzzing venue for local activities and meetings. It stocks an extensive collection of magazines and books of all genres.