Ballston is a neighborhood and Metro stop neighboring Clarendon in Arlington, Virginia. Ballston is easily walkable by pedestrians, with connections to the Orange and Silver Metro lines. On exiting this Metro stop you’ll find high-rise office buildings, blocks densely packed with restaurants, and street-facing retail. Ringing the edges of the Ballston neighborhood you’ll find single-family homes with a small-town feel.
Things to do: While in Ballston, you can go skating at Kettler Capitals Ice Arena, the practice arena and office of the Washington Capitals. Try the Peruvian chicken at El Pollo Rico or share a bottle of wine at the European-styled Grand Cru Wine Bar and Bistro.
Nearby schools include Washington-Lee High School and the Arlington Science Focus Elementary School.