Westover Walkabout

Westover walks the walk in living up to its motto, “We take time to care.” Located in the western section of Arlington County, Westover was mostly farmland until 1940, when plots were subdivided for housing, the Westover Shopping Center was built, and Claude A. Swanson Junior High (now Middle) School opened. By 1952, Westover and adjacent neighborhoods looked much as they do today.

  • Length: Approximately 2 miles
  • Terrain: Rolling, with winding residential streets, two wide connecting boulevards, and easy access to paved trails
  • Car-Free Access
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  • PRINTABLE MAP/FLIER IS AVAILABLE HERE: English or Spanish (PDF, 1 MB, Adobe Reader required)

Westover News You Can Use

While you're out in Westover, check out the Westover Farmers Market, Washington Boulevard & N. McKinley Road, Arlington, VA 22205. Hours: Sundays, 8am – 12pm

Check out these places in Westover recommended by the Washington Post on April 25, 2014!

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Map: Westover Walkabout

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WalkArlington
February 24, 2014, 10:03 AM

While you're out in Westover, check out the farmers market:

Westover Farmers' Market

Washington Blvd. & N. McKinley Rd.

Arlington, VA 22205

Hours: Sundays, 9am-Noon, May 6th-Nov 30th

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