Alexandria, VA is full of exciting and enriching cultural attractions and events. But that's not all Alexandria has to offer! Located within minutes of Washington D.C., Alexandria is the perfect place to stay if you want to take in all of the museums and historical sites that surround the Nation's Capital. Here are some of the amazing attractions conveniently located near Alexandria, VA.
The beautiful riverside estate of George Washington includes the Mansion, outbuildings, tomb, & working farm, and new visitor facilities with 25 galleries and theaters. The new Orientation Center and
This library, in a lovely wooded setting on property once owned by George Washington, fosters an appreciation of the American heritage with objects including many flags, weapons from the Revolutionary
A distinctive portfolio of sightseeing cruise experiences from Southwest Washington, D.C. with a fantastic fusion of dining, entertainment, and views. Options include brunch, lunch and dinner cruises
Demonstrations by costumed distillers and millers take visitors through the historic processes of whiskey-making and flour and cornmeal production. George Washington's Distillery is the only authentic
The 1755 Georgian-style mansion was the home of George Mason, author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights and a framer of the U.S. Constitution. Daily 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed major holidays.
Rising on the banks of the Potomac River is National Harbor. Built on 350 acres, with more than a mile and a quarter of waterfront, it is an exciting, sprawling community that offers fine restaurants,
On a 135-acre site adjacent to the Marine Corps base in Quantico, the museum's soaring design evokes the image of the flag raisers of Iwo Jima and beckons visitors to its 100,000 square-foot
The Newseum — a 250,000-square-foot museum of news — offers visitors an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits. The Newseum is
George Washington gave the estate to his adopted granddaughter and his nephew as a wedding gift. Dr. William Thornton, first architect of the U.S. Capitol, was then commissioned to design the mansion.
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