Alexandria for Kids

Find the best places to take your kids in Alexandria VA. There is a blend of kids activities that include educational sites, outdoor fun, restaurants and free things to do with kids - all of which makes Alexandria an ideal place for a family fun vacation:

  • Imaginations run wild at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum, where kids can literally dig into the past
  • The Kids’ Scavenger Hunt crosses the city with maps and clues to learn about George Washington and other patriots
  • "Where Main Street Still Exists," the Del Ray neighborhood  welcomes kids with family-friendly dining and events
  • Creative minds get inspired at Torpedo Factory Art Center, a historic building that today serves as studio space for 80+ working artists
  • Adventurous groups of all ages hit Shadowland for ultimate laser tag or Cameron Run Regional Park for mini golf, a water park, batting cages and more.

A bonus? The city’s walkable neighborhoods, bike rentals and river boat rides turn any activity into an opportunity to learn and explore!


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