Comfort Inn Ballston
1211 N. Glebe Rd.
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (703) 247-3399
Fax: (703) 524-8739
Ballston Common Mall is one of the oldest malls in the region and was inaugurated under a different name in 1951. It houses brands such as Bath and Body Works, Cintya's Boutique, Seemi Bags and Gifts, Lux Costume Jewelry and Victoria's Secret, and electronic stores like T-Mobile Store and Verizon Wireless. After an engaging round of shopping, visitors can dine at restaurants like Shiki Sushi Korean Japanese Fusion, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, I Love Thai and the classic McDonald's. One can also catch up with the latest movies at the cinema and participate in regular community events; check their website for the detailed schedule.
Established in 1955, this family owned and operated store offers a wonderful selection of name brand camping, hiking, and backpacking gear and equipment to meet all of your adventure needs.
A large variety of handmade pottery and ceramics is made at this studio. Art from this studio is available for viewing at numerous exhibitions in Virginia, as well as on the Internet.
Indian and western fusion designs, as well as bridal wear.
Finder's Keepers is as charming and quirky as its name suggests. It preserves the nostalgia of the yesteryear with vintage dresses, jewelry, statues and pottery. Meandering through its displays, shoppers chance upon Oriental dressers, white cherubs, elegant chinaware, cocktail tables and coffee tables. Amid the furniture, sharp eyes can spot old Gucci sunglasses, silver peacock pins with blue highlights, necklaces with large mint beads, tiny charms and rose bracelets. Maxi dresses with traditional Asian prints are displayed alongside Armani suits and Kate Spade sandals. It also sells modern, second-hand apparel of brands like Dolce and Gabbana, Fossil, Seven for All Mankind, Stella McCartney and Michael Kors. This store is sure to delight both young girls and women as they embark on a treasure hunt of forgotten fashions.
An Italian word that describes the state of being inspired, Ispirato does just that. Its open, modern store features items such as toys, glass, paintings, textiles, and ceramics that make you happy. Closed on Mondays.
Specializing in Virginia Country and primitive furniture, this antique shop also carries a wide selection of beautiful antiques, art, silver, folk art, Christmas ornaments, quilts, dolls, jewelry, Western items, and wonderful collectibles.
An Aficionado retailer, this full service cigar shop offers only the best fine handmade cigars and tobacco products, as well as a wide variety of tobacco and smoking accessories.
Quinn's features over 62 auctions annual of estate items, antiques and fine art and they provide a wide range of services including art and antiques auction consignments, as well as estate sales, restorations, and appraisals. Weekly auctions are held on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
A full service dollhouse and miniatures shop that specializes in finished dollhouses and dollhouse kits, dollhouse building supplies, dollhouse furniture, and accessories. An expert dollhouse builder is on site who offers dollhouse remodeling, renovation, and custom building.
To experience a touch of Asia, head to Eden Center. The center is home to over a hundred speciality Asian shops and restaurants, and an important part of the Vietnamese-American heritage of the region. The center pays homage to the culture and heritage of Vietnam, and the architecture evokes a sense of being in Saigaon, specially when standing at the Clock Tower. You can sample delicious Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine, or pick up beautifully made handicrafts as you stroll around the center. A cultural hub, the Tet and Moon festivals are also held at Eden Center. Stop by for a taste of Asian flavor in the heart of Virginia.
No artistic experience is necessary to have fun at this paint-it-yourself pottery studio where you can walk in and create a special gift. Glazed and fired pieces are ready in about a week and the studio also offers mosaics, parties, art camps, and art enrichment programs.