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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…
New! Pay by Phone

New! Pay by Phone

Finding parking in Alexandria is a breeze with plentiful street, meter…
81st Annual Historic Homes and Garden Tour

81st Annual Historic…

Apr 26, 2014
This tour includes five homes…
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Romance Package

Romance Package

Treat yourself and your significant other to an…
Plan Ahead and Save!

Plan Ahead and Save!

Book early and stay the weekend at Residence Inn Old…
Sheraton Fall Wedding Offers

Sheraton Fall Wedding…

Ideally located in historic Old Town, the Sheraton…

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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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