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Rosslyn, Virginia


Rosslyn, Virginia
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Rosslyn, Virginia is the closest Virginia neighborhood to the heart of Washington, DC. It is the urban community with high rise office buildings that forms a skyline just opposite the National Mall along the Potomac River. The area has easy access to the nation’s capital, as well as some of Arlington's most famous landmarks such as Arlington National Cemetery, the Iwo Jima Memorial, the Pentagon, Theodore Roosevelt Island and National Airport. Rosslyn is a convenient place to live or stay while visiting DC. There are a variety of apartment buildings, hotels, restaurants and shops.


Rosslyn is located in Arlington County, Virginia just across the Key Bridge from Washington, DC. It is easily accessible from the George Washington Parkway off of Route 50W.

Public Transportation

Metro: Rosslyn Station
ART and Georgetown Shuttle Bus Services.

Neighborhoods Near Rosslyn

Arlington, Clarendon, Ballston, Pentagon City, Crystal City, Fairlington and Shirlington

Points of Interest Near Rosslyn, Virginia

Hotels in Rosslyn

Courtyard by Marriott
Holiday Inn Rosslyn Key Bridge
Hyatt Arlington
Key Bridge Marriott
Marriott Residence Inn
The Inn of Rosslyn
The Virginian Suites

Annual Events

Slapticon Film Festival
Rosslyn Jazz Festival
Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival

Rosslyn Community Websites

Rosslyn Business Improvement District

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