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Alexandria, Virginia

Minutes from Washington, DC but a World Away

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On the Potomac River within eyesight of Washington, DC, Alexandria, VA is nationally recognized for its rich history and beautifully preserved 18th- and 19th-century architecture - an extraordinary backdrop for a thriving boutique scene; acclaimed, chef-driven restaurants; vibrant arts and culture; and a welcoming, walkable lifestyle.

Get carried away in Old Town's enchanting waterfront setting, Del Ray's artsy and eclectic scene, and neighborhoods beyond. Whether you're planning a romantic escape, family vacation, girlfriends getaway or organizing an important meeting or group event, let us connect you with an array of accommodations, events and things to do. Alexandria is the relaxed and refined home base for your DC vacation and an unforgettable getaway of its own.

 

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War of 1812

War of 1812

On Aug. 30 and 31, celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812
King Street Art Festival

King Street Art…

Featuring over six blocks of artwork by more than 200 artists from the…
Dedication of the Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial

Dedication of the…

Sep 6, 2014
The City of Alexandria will…
Chris Isaak

Chris Isaak

Sep 9 – 10, 2014
Chris Isaak is an American rock…
7th Annual Old Town Boutique District Scavenger Hunt

7th Annual Old Town…

Sep 18 – 21, 2014
To celebrate its anniversary, the…
Jazz Supper Under the Stars

Jazz Supper Under the…

Sep 26, 2014
Join us for Jazz Supper Under the…
Dedication of the Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial

Dedication of the…

Sep 6, 2014
The City of Alexandria will…
Chris Isaak

Chris Isaak

Sep 9 – 10, 2014
Chris Isaak is an American rock…
Stay for Free on your Wedding Night

Stay for Free on your…

Book your wedding reception with our hotel between now…
Westin Powered Up

Westin Powered Up

Enjoy our Powered Up package to include complimentary…
Stay for Free on your Wedding Night

Stay for Free on your…

Book your wedding reception with our hotel between now…
Holiday Inn- Historic District Breakfast Package

Holiday Inn- Historic…

Enjoy the Holiday's Inn Breakfast Package! This…
Stay for Free on your Wedding Night

Stay for Free on your…

Book your wedding reception with our hotel between now…
Westin Powered Up

Westin Powered Up

Enjoy our Powered Up package to include complimentary…

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