Make a Stop in Shirlington
Looking for a nice change of pace from busy, bustling Washington, D.C.? If so, be sure to visit Shirlington, a cute Arlington neighborhood that’s big on shopping and fun.
If you need to go somewhere quiet and relaxing, then definitely visit Shirlington Park. This park is the definition of peaceful. It features a stream that’s perfect for posing for pictures or taking a nice walk. It even has its own dog park, and dogs are welcome to wade in the water. Even if you don’t have a pet of your own, it’s definitely fun to watch all the cute pooches splashing and playing.
The Village at Shirlington
By far, the most popular attraction you’ll find in Shirlington is “The Village,” a charming locale that features entertainment, stores, restaurants, and more. It even has its own branch of the Arlington County Library and is a hotspot for tourists and locals alike, especially on the weekend.
Just a few of the venues you’ll find in The Village include:
- The Signature Theatre: A live theatre space that hosts a wide array of events.
- AMC Loews Shirlington 7: A popular first run movie theater.
- Busboys & Poets: A unique combination of theater, restaurant, bookstore, and lounge.
And, speaking of restaurants, there’s plenty to tickle your tastebuds here as well. Spice things up with a dish at Aroma Indian Restaurant. Grab a slice at Cafe Pizzaiolo, or experience Korean chicken wings at DAK Chicken. Believe it or not, that’s just a small sampling of the available eateries.
Without a doubt, you will never grow bored or go hungry when you’re in Shirlington. Check it out today! Chances are, it’ll have you coming back again and again.
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