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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.


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An insider's guide to all-things Alexandria
Sidewalk Sale

Sidewalk Sale

Over 50 shops will host events and offer deeply-discounted summer…
Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week

Check out the list of participating restaurants and book your table online
Big Smo

Big Smo

Jul 31, 2014
Country hip hop artist Big Smo is…
Music at Twilight Concert | The Alexandria Singers

Music at Twilight…

Jul 31, 2014
Performance by the Alexandria…
Alexandria Restaurant Week

Alexandria Restaurant…

Aug 15 – 24, 2014
OVer 60 restaurants offer $35 menus…
Kenny Loggins

Kenny Loggins

Aug 15, 2014
Kenny Loggins is an American…
War of 1812 Signature Event

War of 1812 Signature…

Aug 30 – 31, 2014
Following nearly a year of…
Big Smo

Big Smo

Jul 31, 2014
Country hip hop artist Big Smo is…
Where Work Life Meets Nightlife and Extraordinary Savings!

Where Work Life Meets…

Minutes from D.C., but a World Away! Break out of…
Place us on Your Meeting Agenda

Place us on Your…

Located in the West End of historic Alexandria, VA,…
Holiday Inn- Historic District Breakfast Package

Holiday Inn- Historic…

Enjoy the Holiday's Inn Breakfast Package! This…

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