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Life in Arlington

Living in Arlington, VA

When considering a new home for your business, you want to be in the company of thought leaders, a top workforce from which to hire and world-renowned companies as neighbors. But you also want lively, active neighborhoods with great amenities, excellent schools and a quality of life that's hard to beat. You will find all of that and more living in Arlington, VA — a walkable, urban community that maintains the charm of a friendly town.

One of the best places to live in Northern Virginia, Arlington is rich with a thriving restaurant scene, a vibrant arts community, history, community recreation and more. It's connected by a multitude of easy transit options that can take you anywhere in the exciting Washington, D.C. metro region in just minutes. 

Meet friends for brunch, take an afternoon bike ride and then explore the monuments of the nation's capital. There's so much to do and it's all right outside your front door in Arlington.

What Makes Arlington a Great Place to Live?

One of the best things about living in Arlington, VA is that it offers a little bit of everything.  Whether you are a young professional looking for a vibrant social scene or a family searching for a welcoming community and excellent schools, Arlington has a neighborhood for everyone. 

Living just across the river from Washington D.C., residents have easy access to world-class museums, theaters, and restaurants. And with more than 150 outdoor park facilities and more than 50 miles of paved trails, it’s easy to find some space to enjoy the fresh air. 

Companies looking to hire highly skilled employees benefit from the robust talent pool living in Northern Virginia. The high quality of life and thriving job market attract and retain talent from all over the country.

When it comes to getting around the region, and the world, Arlington is well-connected. The community is served by a number of Metro stations and bus routes that provide convenient access to other parts of Northern Virginia,  D.C. and the East Coast.

And when you’re ready to go a bit further, Arlington is also home to Reagan Washington National Airport and less than 35 miles away from two other international airports, Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) and Dulles International Airport (IAD).

If you enjoy experiencing all four seasons, minus the extremes, you’ll be delighted by the short, mild winters and temperate summers. Combined with long and colorful spring and autumn seasons, living in Arlington is perfect for an active lifestyle and finding outdoor fun year round. 

Arlington is one of the best places to live in Northern Virginia and is attracting new residents and companies every month. To learn more about different aspects of life in Arlington, explore the pages linked above.