Kids Tour in Arlington (Self Guided), Arlington

Arlington offers a unique experience for visitors, regardless of age or interests, featuring a wide variety of entertainment and adventure for the entire family. Take the following tour to discover the best entertainment for kids Arlington has to offer.
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Kids Tour in Arlington Map

Guide Name: Kids Tour in Arlington
Guide Location: USA » Arlington (See other walking tours in Arlington)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.3 Km or 3.9 Miles
Author: gabriela
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Artisphere
  • AMC Theaters
  • Kinder Haus Toys
  • Carvel Ice Cream
  • Kettler Capitals Iceplex
  • Woodlawn Park
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Artisphere

1) Artisphere (must see)

Artisphere is an arts center located in the Rosslyn section of Arlington. The center encompasses four performance venues, three visual art galleries, a 4,000 square foot ballroom, studio space, social gathering spots, food service facilities, a bar and lounge area as well as outdoor terraces.

Programming includes visual art, theatre, live music, film, new media, family programs, dance, conferences and private events.The Artisphere campus includes the main building at 1101 Wilson Boulevard and the nearby Spectrum Theatre at 1611 N. Kent Street. The main building is recognizable for a large dome shaped architectural feature. The Spectrum Theatre is situated on the ground floor of the mixed use Rosslyn Plaza complex.The Cultural Affairs Division of Arlington County, Virginia originated the institution, which opened in October 2010. The center's name was selected from among those proposed by an opinion poll of Arlington residents. The name is inspired by the geodesic dome that houses one of the theaters.

Opening hours: Wednesday - Friday: 4 pm - 11 pm; Saturday: 12 pm - 11 pm; Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm

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AMC Theaters

2) AMC Theaters

AMC Theaters, located in downtown Arlington, is a popular attraction, being the second largest chain of movie theaters in the United Sates. Offering entertainment for all ages, you can watch the latest blockbusters and premieres and enjoy a unique movie-going experience.
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Kinder Haus Toys

3) Kinder Haus Toys

Kinder Haus Toys features a wide selection of high quality books, puppets, crafts, puzzles, clothing, footwear and other toys, including original handcrafted wooden toys. Special family events, as well as storytelling nights, are regularly hosted here. Its proud owner is the author of two children’s books and has been running the shop for nearly 30 years now. Store hours are Monday - Saturday 10:00am - 8:00pm; Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm.
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Carvel Ice Cream

4) Carvel Ice Cream

Carvel Ice Cream is an old-fashioned ice cream shop that offers a large selection of ice cream, including exclusive flavors and other frozen desserts. With a long reputation for high quality and delicious original products, be sure to take the family to Carvel Ice Cream. It is open Monday-Sunday 11:00 am-10:00 pm.
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Kettler Capitals Iceplex

5) Kettler Capitals Iceplex

Kettler Capitals Iceplex is the practice arena of the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League.

Opened in 2006, the 137,000-square-foot facility, which is owned by Arlington County and leased to the Capitals, houses two full-NHL-sized ice rinks with seating for 1,200, a training center, a proshop, and offices for staff of both the Capitals team and the WNBA's Washington Mystics team. The Iceplex also serves as the home ice for the club teams of Georgetown University and George Washington University. The Iceplex also runs an adult league for amateur hockey players. Originally named Ballston Ice Arena, it was renamed by Washington, D.C. area real estate developer Robert C. Kettler. The building was designed by William R. Drury of the Reston, Virginia based firm, Architecture, Incorporated, and completed in November 2006 at a cost of $42.8 million.

"(The above description is based on Wikipedia under Creative Common License)"
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Woodlawn Park

6) Woodlawn Park

Woodlawn Park, a popular place for recreation and leisure, features numerous playgrounds for various age groups, fountains and a basketball court. You can spend some quality time here in the picnic area or simply enjoy the view and take a walk across the bridge and along its footpaths.

Walking Tours in Arlington, Virginia

Create Your Own Walk in Arlington

Create Your Own Walk in Arlington

Creating your own self-guided walk in Arlington is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Daily Life in Downtown Arlington

Daily Life in Downtown Arlington

Besides its numerous tourist attractions, Arlington has a warm and active daily life, including many sites frequented by locals. Take the following tour to get a glimpse of a typical day in downtown Arlington through the eyes of those who live and work in the city.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles
Southern Arlington Tour

Southern Arlington Tour

Although many of Arlington’s most popular and accessible attractions can be found downtown, its suburban area contains a unique charm definitely worth checking out. Take the following tour to get a glimpse of the southern part of Arlington overlooking the Potomac River.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 Km or 3.3 Miles
Arlington's Cultural Tour I

Arlington's Cultural Tour I

Arlington, located across the Potomac River from Washington D.C., possesses an amazing cultural heritage awaiting to be discovered, including galleries, cinemas, memorials and more. Take the following tour to discover the city's most fascinating cultural attractions.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.4 Km or 4 Miles
Arlington's Cultural Tour II

Arlington's Cultural Tour II

Arlington was established in 1801 in Alexandria County at the time, known today as Arlington County, across the Potomac from the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. Arlington has a rich historical heritage clearly illustrated in the city’s cultural attractions. Take the following tour to discover the local cultural sites.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.2 Km or 4.5 Miles