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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.


Winter Holiday Events

Winter Holiday Events

Parades, Candlelight Tours, Caroling, Tree Lighting, Chocolate Making…
Holiday Shopping

Holiday Shopping

Find the Perfect Gift for Loved Ones at an Alexandria Boutique
First Night Alexandria

First Night Alexandria

Fireworks and 100 Live Performances at 23 Venues!

"A Broadway Christmas…

Nov 26 – Dec 28, 2014
Created by Kathy Feininger and…
Christmas at Mount Vernon

Christmas at Mount…

Nov 28, 2014 – Jan 6, 2015
Mount Vernon is joyfully decking…
City of Alexandria Tree Lighting Ceremony

City of Alexandria…

Nov 28, 2014
At this official kickoff to the…
15th Annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights

15th Annual Alexandria…

Dec 6, 2014
At sundown on the day of the…
44th Annual Campagna Center Scottish Walk Parade

44th Annual Campagna…

Dec 6, 2014
Consistently ranked by the…

"A Broadway Christmas…

Nov 26 – Dec 28, 2014
Created by Kathy Feininger and…


Starts Wednesday… NEW MARKDOWNS up to 50% off women’s…
First Night Package at Sheraton Suites

First Night Package at…

Ring in the New Year with family and friends at…
Extraordinary Savings for Old Town Brides!

Extraordinary Savings…

Book your wedding at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town and…

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221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-3301 or 800-388-9119
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