Apartments for rent in North Rosslyn are ideal for families that are looking to locate to the greater Washington D.C. area, but don't want to be situated amid the congested urban environment. Arlington, Va. is a mixture of city and suburban, comprised of restaurants and shopping centers as well as great parks and other natural retreats. There, amid the tight-knit community that calls Arlington home, you and your family will be able to plant your roots for a happy and prosperous future.
Parks and Memorials
The community is inundated with scenic parks and historical memorials, all of which are located just a short jaunt away from the apartments for rent in North Rosslyn. In the middle of the Potomac river, between Arlington and the District of Columbia, is the Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial, a sprawling island filled with tall evergreen trees and walking paths where you and your family can enjoy afternoon strolls as you soak up the warm Virginia sun. Also nearby is the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial as well as the Robert E. Lee National Memorial. For those afternoons when you want to play a game of catch with the kids or let them run about on the grass and get some exercise, you can head to Summerall Field. This wide open expanse of grass is located in the middle of the community, making it the main arena for socialization come Saturday and Sunday. If you want a good view of the water, you can always take a stroll over to Lady Bird Johnson Park, which sits right on the banks of the Potomac.
Getting into the city center of Washington D.C. from the North Rosslyn apartments for rent will be easy to do with the main roads that cut through your community and go into the city. These include the Custis Memorial Parkway, Interstate 66 as well as Highway 29. If you don't want to have to worry about parking, you can always utilize the convenient Metro system - the Rosslyn station and the Courthouse station are both nearby.
Food and Drink
In the morning, before you head into work, you can grab a bagel and a cup of coffee from Cafe Assorti on Wilson Boulevard. Come night, there are scores of great eateries nearby the North Rosslyn apartments that you can head to with the family for a bite to eat. These include Eastern-style establishments like Cafe Asia and Kanpai Japanese, as well as great comfort food joints like Piola and Red Hot and Blue.
Whether you want to send your little ones to public or private institution, Arlington's schools will give them a grade-A education. The Fancis Key Scott Elementary School and the Long Branch Elementary School have both received unanimously positive reviews from parents while the private St. Charles Elementary on Fairfax Drive, is also lauded in the community.
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