Spring in Alexandria

As springtime blooms in Alexandria, take part in seasonal events and celebrate one of the DC region's most beloved traditions, the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Explore lively shopping, dining and art scenes nestled amid historic architecture--an extraordinary setting for a spring getaway. Book a hotel package and embark on a relaxing boat cruise on the Potomac. Alexandria is the perfect home base for a blossom-filled vacation.

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Alexandria This Spring Alexandria is buzzing with more than bees this spring—our city was recently named the #1 Best Downtown in America. Learn More ›
How to See the Cherry Blossoms If you’re in Alexandria—aka DC’s oldest neighborhood—it’s easy to experience the National Cherry Blossom Festival. See the blossoms ›
18 New Restaurants in Alexandria More than a dozen new restaurants open in the last year and more coming soon. What's new ›
Spring Tours By boat, bike or foot, explore Alexandria's history, restaurants and waterfront through on of many unique tours Learn More ›
Spring Events Get a front row seat at one of Alexandria's premier venues for live entertainment, art shows and annual festivals Learn More ›
National Mall Water Taxi Avoid the crowds and dock just steps away from memorials, museums and the Cherry Blossoms Learn More ›
Romantic Getaway Listed as the ‘#1 Most Romantic City in the US’, get ideas for a date or weekend escape Learn More ›
Wellness and Renewal Alexandria provides a number of opportunities to relax, sightsee and maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle Learn More ›
Waterfront Parks Escape to over 900 acres of dedicated open public space including horticultural sites, marinas, and waterfront parks Learn More ›
Baseball Boat Skip the traffic and ride our baseball boat to a game at the Washington Nationals Stadium Learn More ›
Shopping A blend of independent galleries, stylish boutiques, vintage shops and national retailers. Learn more ›