Advantages to Staying In Arlington, VA
Arlington can be segmented into two categories, the area near the airport, and the young posh urban high-rise neighborhoods of Ballston, Clarendon and Rosslyn. The number one reason to stay in Arlington over suburban Maryland is the relatively short metro ride to access tourist destinations and downtown. The number one reason to stay in Arlington over DC is cost savings, and the potential for free parking. Arlington has a high population of young professionals so nightlife specifically near the Ballston metro station and Clarendon metro station is always available. The Clarendon metro station is the focal point for a plethora of restaurants and bars.