Sunday, June 8, 2014

Father's Day: MORE ICE CREAM! 6/15 5:45pm Hayes Park

Wow. The last ride to ice cream was so much fun, we've got to do it again. Soon. Like next Sunday. So in honor of father's everywhere, we're going to RIDE TO MORE ICE CREAM! This time, North Arlington style: meet at Hayes Park, ride through Ashton Heights and Lyon Village and finish at Larry's Homemade Ice Cream in Clarendon.

**To sweeten this incredibly sweet deal, Larry's is offering us HALF OFF ice cream. Hooray for Larry's!**

When: Sunday, June 15, 2014 5:45pm (roll out 6:00pm - come early with a picnic!)

Meet: Hayes Park -- North Lincoln Street & 15th St N, Arlington
Parking: On the surrounding residential streets.
Metro: the start is about a half mile from Virginia Square, the end is at Clarendon

End: Larry's Homemade in Clarendon -- Wilson Blvd and North Highland Street. (an easy mile from the start via this route)


There are so many great things about this ride. To begin at the beginning, we're meeting at Hayes Park, which has a SPRAYGROUND (on until 8pm on Sundays), great playground equipment for the toddler-preschooler set, swings, tennis courts and even bathrooms. It's also only blocks from Rocklands BBQ (and lots of other places), if you were thinking of eating out for Father's Day dinner. We'll will ride through the lovely, bike friendly neighborhoods of Ashton Heights, Lyon Park and Lyon Village. You can discover great bike connections to so many places near this route: the Central Library, Arlington Arts Center, Clay Park Trader Joe's, Whole Foods and all those yummy restaurants in Clarendon. We'll park at the Clarendon Metro station, then walk across the street to Larry's and enjoy our treats by the bikes in the little park. And did I mention 50% off ICE CREAM? Sure to please kids and parents.

Whether you are a Dad, you're bringing a Dad, you're giving Dad the night off, whether you're kids or not, come out for what's sure to be a fabulous evening on bikes.