The Art Institute of Washington Off Campus Apartments
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Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus AIW apartment? Perhaps the options available from the The Art Institute of Washington housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the AIW campus. If so, you can search for off campus The Art Institute of Washington apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.
Although The Art Institute of Washington student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.
AIW apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Arlington, Virginia. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still get to all the AIW games and make it to class on time.
We can help you find off campus AIW apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search The Art Institute of Washington apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.
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What are the most fun neighborhoods in Arlington?
Award-winning mixed-use development, Crystal City, is Arlington's largest downtown, hopping with upscale restaurants, specialty stores, bike trails, and a happening nightlife. Enjoy a unique performance at the Arena Stage, D.C. area's renowned non-profit theater, located in Crystal City. Rosslyn, in northeast Arlington, is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike with many historic attractions, as well as fine dining establishments. Here you can spend the day visiting sites like the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and United States Capitol, and then unwind with a glass of wine and some freshly-made pasta at the renowned Domaso Trattoria Moderna.
I've got dogs. What are the best places in Arlington for being outdoors with pets?
South Arlington treasure, Shirlington Park, offers more than an acre of recreation for you and your canine companion to explore. And for the city's newest dog-owners, every Saturday morning this park hosts its very own Puppy Parties! Alternatively, Madison Community Center, located conveniently off of Glebe Road, is another favorite destination for Arlington's pet-lovers. This lovely, clean, well-maintained park features a pavilion, picnic tables, nature area, multi-use field, and dog exercise area.
How far is the airport from downtown Arlington and can I get there easily and cheaply?
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is the closest airport to Arlington, about four miles from downtown with a one-way driving cost of less than $1. Washington Dulles International Airport in DC is only 20 miles from downtown Arlington, or about a $3 one-way drive. Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is also nearby- about 30 miles, or a $4 drive from Arlington. Additionally, ten smaller local airports are within 30 miles of the city including College Park Airport, Reston Airport, and Montgomery Country Airpark. For those who would prefer not to drive to the airport, an array of alternative modes of transportation are available including shuttle buses, local taxis, and limousine services.
What's the weather like in Arlington?
With warm summer temperatures in the 70s and cold winters in the 30s, Arlington's climate is seasonal. Annual rainfall is around 40" and is distributed fairly evenly throughout the year. During the summers, Arlington residents can take advantage of the local Potomac Overlook Park with over 70 acres of peaceful woodlands, trails, and picnic areas. And in the wintertime, locals can hit up the nearby Massanutten Resort in Mcgaheysville for some skiing and other winter activities.
Where in Arlington should I live if I'd like to walk or bike to work and to restaurants and bars from my apartment?
With local organizations like Walk Arlington and Bike Arlington always working to improve the walkability and bikeability of the city, Arlington is a very pedestrian-friendly town. Arlington boasts 46 miles of trails, including sidewalks and multi-use trails. Many residents are members of local walking clubs, and many school children walk to school. Some of the most walkable neighborhoods in the city include Ashton Heights, Barcroft, Crystal City, Fairlington, Lyon Park, Nauck, Pike Hike, and Potomac Overlook.
What neighborhoods in Arlington are good for eating out?
With over a thousand restaurants, Arlington has many good neighborhoods for eating out. Clarendon probably has the highest concentration of restaurants. Close to the metro station you can find restaurants for every budget. For less hustle and bustle, the Shirlington neighborhood is home to about two dozen restaurants ranging from ethnic to contemporary American. Shirlington, however, is not served by a Metro rail line. Crystal City also has many has many eclectic dining options.
Is Arlington pet friendly?
Yes, Arlington is a pet-friendly city. In fact, Arlington is home to seven separate off-leash dog parks: Fort Ethan Allen Dog Park, Glencarlyn Park, Benjamin Banneker Park, Fort Barnard Dog Park, Towers Dog Park, Utah Dog Park, and Barcoft Park. There are many other parks in the city where you can take your pets as long as you keep them on leash as well, including those on the banks of the Potomac River. For hiking and/or camping with your pets, head to Great Falls National Park, Seneca Creek State Park, Prince William Forest Park, and Mason Neck State Park, among many others.
I'm relocating. What's the weather like in Arlington?
Arlington, Virginia climate features four distinct seasons, including hot summers, cold winters, and relatively mild springs and autumns. Summer temperatures tend to be in the 70s and are very humid and winter temperatures tend to be in the 30s. The average high temperature in July, the warmest month of the year, is 88 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average low temperature in January, the coldest month of the year, is 27 degrees Fahrenheit. The annual average precipitation at Arlington is 39 Inches. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. The wettest month of the year is May with an average rainfall of 3.82 Inches.