Apartments for rent in Fort Meyer Heights are nestled in the heart of Arlington, VA, a lively city-town that borders Washington D.C. The neighborhood is comprised of residential homes and booming businesses where residents shop, eat and find entertainment.
Whether you're looking to commute to the nation's capital across the Potomac River or you just need to get from one side of town to the other, traveling is quick and convenient. Residents of the Fort Meyer Heights apartments can hitch a ride on one of the public buses that travels throughout the neighborhood, or they can utilize the underground metro system, which stops at the Rosslyn Metro Station. For longer travels, there's the Curtis Memorial Parkway, or Interstate 66. Getting across the river to D.C. by car will also be a breeze with the Key Bridge just a short drive away.
As winter turns to spring, residents of the apartments in Fort Meyer Heights will take every opportunity to head outside and get some fresh air as they soak up some sun. Fortunately, the surrounding community has scores of great parks that are ideal for enjoying the seasonable weather, such as Fort Meyer Heights Park, North Meade Street Park, Hillside Park and Belvedere Park. Also on the Potomac is Theodore Roosevelt Island, which you can reach by foot. On the island you can walk amid the thick swaths of tall evergreen trees and check out the memorial statue erected in honor of America's 26th president.
The community surrounding the Fort Meyer Heights apartments has an array of great eateries that residents can walk or drive to. For a quick bite to eat, there's the casual neighborhood joint, Quarter Deck, which is situated right off of 12th Street. If you want to have a drink and be entertained, stop into Ragtime on North Courthouse Road, which has great open mic performances and jazz shows. After your meal you can satisfy your sweet tooth with a selection or two from the Bayou Bakery.
Arlington has a renowned local school system that prizes intellectual pursuit and encourages its students to indulge in their interests, whether they be arts or athletics. Your little ones will attend the Francis K. Scott Elementary School on 16th Street, or you can enroll them at the Children's International School on North Scott Street. There, they'll hit the books with pupils from all over the globe and get a taste of world-wide culture.
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