Visit Old Town from National Harbor

Just across the Potomac River, visit the cultural and historic wonder of Old Town Alexandra. Old Town’s cobblestone streets and red brick sidewalks hum with an energy that attracts everyone from presidents to pet lovers to some of the city’s best restaurants, arts events, shopping and historic attractions.


Potomac Riverboat Company Offers water taxi transportation, private parties, and sightseeing cruises that include the Washington monuments and the Mount Vernon Estate. Come Aboard ›
Torpedo Factory Art Center 82 artist studios, 6 galleries, 1 art powerhouse Learn More ›
Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum: Opened in 1792 by young Quaker pharmacist Edward Stabler, the family business operated for 141 years. Over 8,000… Learn More ›
Carlyle House A Georgian Palladian manor house built in 1753 by merchant and city founder John Carlyle. Here, five royal governors and General Braddock met to… Learn More ›
Gadsby's Tavern Museum Consists of two buildings, the 1785 Georgian tavern and the 1792 City Hotel. The tavern has been authentically restored to its 18th-century… Learn More ›
Alexandria Restaurants Restaurants in Old Town Alexandria offer unforgettable meals in a beautifully historic and walkable setting. Bon Appétit ›
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