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Alexandria, Virginia

Minutes from Washington, DC but a World Away


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.


Water Taxi to Nat'l Mall

Water Taxi to Nat'l…

Direct service to the National Mall in Washington, DC.
To Inspire

To Inspire

Alexandria's Symphony Orchestra's season finale featuring classical…
2014 Visitors Guide

2014 Visitors Guide

With 4 collectible covers, the 2014 Visitors Guide makes exploring…
81st Annual Historic Homes and Garden Tour

81st Annual Historic…

Apr 26, 2014
This tour includes five homes…
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Stay Longer, Pay Less in Washington DC!

Stay Longer, Pay Less…

Extend your stay at the Courtyard Alexandria Old…
Meet In Stylish Comfort and Experience Hotel Monaco

Meet In Stylish…

Book your meeting at the Hotel Monaco by 05/31/14 and…
Military Discount - 15% off

Military Discount -…

Save 15% off all non-sale merchandise with your military…

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Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association
221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-3301 or 800-388-9119
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