Alexandria, VA, Guide and Information


Welcome to Alexandria

Rich in history and character, Alexandria offers one-of-a-kind boutiques, incredible restaurants, and a vibrant arts and culture scene just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. From the historic Old Town to the growing arts scene in Del Ray or the international flavor of Arlandia, Alexandria is a unique destination on the northern edge of Virginia.

​Our Favorite Things to Do in Alexandria

One of our favorite things, period, is simply spending time in Alexandria, VA. With its rich colonial history, 18th-century architecture, mouthwatering restaurants, antique shops, unique boutiques, and thriving art scene, what’s not to love?

Read on to discover a number of our favorite things to do in this captivating city.

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Shopping in Alexandria

We already know you have good taste because you chose Alexandria, VA, for your getaway. Its historic vibe, cobblestone streets, charming restaurants, stunning 18th-century homes, and resting right on the Potomac River make it the ideal location to escape from the daily hecticness of life.

If you plan on spending some time hitting the shops, Alexandria has much to offer for the connoisseur of everything from the fun to the finer things in life.

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