Located in Arlington County, Virginia, Crystal City is an urban community with a lot to offer, including many restaurants, local businesses, and other points of interest. Crystal City is also notable for being on the metro line, and for being located near several other urban areas around Washington DC.
Crystal City is located near Pentagon City. The two areas border each other, which means that if you need to get to Pentagon City (for example, if you want to go to the mall), you won’t have any trouble doing so.
If you’re planning to visit, you’ll be pleased to discover that Crystal City has many hotels. There’s something that can match just about any price range imaginable. Like many of the urban areas in Northern Virginia (NOVA), Crystal City also features a prominent array of high-rise apartment buildings, condos, and noteworthy businesses. Whether you’re planning to move to Crystal City (many do this, and then make the commute to Washington DC from that point), or you simply want to visit for a day or two, you’ll have options.
In addition to the National Airport, Crystal City is near the Crystal City Gateway Park, the Mount Vernon Trail, the Birchmere Music Hall, the Pentagon Memorial, the Air Force Memorial, and the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. You can travel to all of these places by car, but local buses and the metro line are both available if you need it.
In terms of restaurants, people love King Street Blues and McCormick and Schmick’s. Crystal City Shops itself is quite immense. Even visitors to Washington DC like to make some time for the various activities that can only be found in Crystal City.