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Great Date Ideas in Alexandria

If Virginia is for lovers, Alexandria ignites sparks as the "Best Place for a First Date" (Washingtonian magazine) and "One of the Most Romantic Cities in the US" ( Get carried away for a weekend or the night. Delight in sweet treats from local, award-winning shops like Society Fair or Artfully Gifts & Chocolate, dine at La Bergerie, one of OpenTable's top romantic restaurants as voted by diners, or experience a night of music at Alexandria's premiere music hall, the Birchmere. Feeling especially romantic? Partake in wine tasting at the BRABO Tasting Room or indulge in a couple's spa retreat at the Lorien Hotel & Spa. For more date inspiration, view blog.


Great Date Square   Great Date Deals   Old Town Walking Square

Ultra-Romantic Date Ideas

Partake in a day of couples' pampering with full-body massages, fine dining and innovative cocktails 

Date Ideas for Foodies

Unforgettable meals in a beautifully historic setting create the perfect atmosphere for any romance

Dates on a Budget

Stroll along King Street and the Potomac waterfront beside idle boats and passersby as you watch the sunset
Great Date Events   Hotel Square    

Date Events

Get a front row seat at one of Alexandria's premier venues for live entertainment, art shows and annual festivals

Romantic Hotels

Old Town's boutique hotels are located mere steps from premiere historic sites, buzzworthy restaurants and chic shops.

Go on a Romantic Weekend Getaway



Trip Advisor

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