Alexandria Overview

Alexandria is located on the banks of the Potomac River. Just across from Washington, D.C.

Historic Old Town Alexandria is a bustling centre of local boutiques, award-winning restaurants and impressive arts and culture, all nestled within a landscape of colonial-era architecture and cobblestone streets.

Alexandria is primarily known for its rich colonial history as George Washington’s hometown, and includes attractions frequented by America’s founding fathers frequented, such as Christ Church and Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.

Take to Alexandria’s scenic waterfront for dockside dining, cruises along the Potomac River or bike rides to George Washington’s Mount Vernon for a day of historic exploring. Just minutes from Washington D.C, Alexandria brims with buzzworthy eateries, stylish shops and family-friendly activities perfect for an extraordinary getaway.


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