Area Attractions

From hiking and biking to art museums, you’ll find many fun things to do in Arlington, VA, as well as interesting Washington, DC attractions near our hotel. Hop on the Old Town Trolley to downtown DC, catch a show at the Kennedy Center and tour the historic vineyards of Northern Virginia. For an exciting day trip, take a boat trip across Chesapeake Bay to Annapolis, Maryland - home of the U.S. Naval Academy. 

Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport

2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, Virginia, United States, 22202



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Art Museums

Freer Gallery of Art

Home to one the finest collections of Asian art in the world, the Freer Gallery features more than 27,000 works of art from the Far and Near East. Porcelains, screens, paintings and bronzes, and stoneware, date from Neolithic times to the 20th century. Our nation's capital is home to the finest art museums and galleries in the world.

National Museum of African Art

This unique underground building houses galleries, a library, photographic archives, and educational facilities. Long term installations explore the sculpture of sub-Saharan Africa, the art of Benin, the pottery of Central Africa, and the archaeology of the ancient Nubian city of Kerma.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

The uniquely designed Hirshhorn is home to more than 12,000 works by masters ranging from Pablo Picasso to Piet Mondrian, Willem de Kooning, and Andy Warhol. Sculptures by Henry Moore, Alberto Giacometti and Alexander Calder are displayed throughout the grounds.

National Gallery of Art, East and West Buildings

The two buildings of the National Gallery of Art house one of the world's finest collections of paintings, sculpture, and graphics from the 13th to the 20th centuries. Some rare masterpieces include the Ginevra de'Benci by Leonardo da Vinci and Sandro Botticelli's Adoration of the Magi.


Holocaust Museum

The Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC honors to the millions who died during the Nazi regime in Germany during World War II. The museum exhibit features more than 900 artifacts, 70 videos, and four theaters of film footage and eyewitness testimonies of Nazi concentration camp survivors.

Natural History

Located on the National Mall in Washington, DC, the National Museum of Natural History is part of the Smithsonian Institution and is home to more than 125 million natural science specimens and cultural artifacts. Popular exhibits include dinosaur skeletons and a giant collection of gems and minerals.

Natural Museum of the American Indian

The National Museum of the American Indian is home to diverse collections exhibitions that reflect the spirit of Native America. Designed in collaboration with tribes and communities from across the hemisphere, the museum features magnificent architecture and indigenous landscaping.

National Museum of American History

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has a collection of over 3 million artifacts of American history and culture, ranging from the War of Independence to the present day. The museum houses two of the most popular exhibits in DC, the original Star-Spangled Banner and President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.

Memorials and Monuments

George Washington's Mount Vernon

George Washington's Mount Vernon is one America's most beloved landmarks and is an everlasting tribute to the Father of our Country. Tour this beautiful estate and get a glimpse into life on a working 18th-century plantation, while exploring beautiful gardens and museums.

The Pentagon

Headquarters of the Department of Defense, the Pentagon is one of the world's largest office buildings. Built in just 16 months, the Pentagon is the world’s largest low-rise office building.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

This 7 ½ - acre memorial to our 32nd president employs waterfalls, reflection pools and four galleries to pay tribute to Roosevelt’s four terms in office. Massive granite megaliths that connect the galleries are engraved with some of Roosevelt’s most famous quotes.

Emancipation Statue

Built entirely from funds donated by former slaves, this statue shows President Lincoln with the Emancipation Proclamation in his hand.

Performing Arts and Nightlife

Music Center at Strathmore

Opened in 2005, this concert hall has quickly become known as one of the country’s best, receiving praise for its acoustics and audience friendly design. Major artists appear here to perform everything from folk to Broadway.

American Film Institute Silver Theatre and Cultural Center

The AFI hosts film retrospectives, festivals, and tributes celebrating artists from Jimmy Stewart to John Malkovich.

Ingleside Vineyards

Wine tasting takes on a historic tone when touring in Virginia. Ingleside Vineyards – one of the oldest wineries in Virginia – is part of a 3,000 acre estate owned by the Flemer family for over 100 years. Built in 1834, it has served as a boys' school - a Civil War garrison - a courthouse - and a dairy.