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Lined with brick and buzzing with tales of famed politicos, artists and restaurateurs, Alexandria has history around every corner. To navigate the abundance of activities, tours work as an indispensable guide to ensure each visitor sees what the city has to offer. As a seaport town, Alexandria still retains its seafaring ways with boat and river tours along the Potomac River, while adventurous visitors spend the day biking down to George Washington's Mount Vernon and catch a boat back to the city for a Ghost & Graveyard Tour of Alexandria's haunted hot spots.

Boat Tours
   Family fun square

Boat Tours

Cruise the Potomac with pets,
pirates or to the 1st president's home  

Bike Tours

Bring or rent a bike and coast along
the scenic Potomac waterfront
Cherry Blossom Food Tour   Old Town Walking Square

Food Tours

Enjoy a three-hour guided palate-
pleasing excursion

 Self Guided Walking Tours

Uncover the city's colorful past by
treading the same cobblestoned paths.

Self Guided Walking Tours


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Alexandria Colonial Tours

  • 201 King Street
  • Suite 302
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Alexandria's Original Ghost & Graveyard Tour. Our Colonial costumed guides lead you by lantern light telling you ghost stories, legends and folklore. Reservations accepted. Tours leave from garden of…Learn More


Alexandria Tours

  • 221 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Explore charming Old Town Alexandria with a local historian. Stroll by 18th- and 19th-century houses and buildings and immerse yourself in the history of the city both George Washington and Robert E.…Learn More

Alexandria's Footsteps to the Past

  • Alexandria Visitors Center
  • 221 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Owned by a ninth-generation Virginian, this company offers a daily 90-minute history tour from Ramsay House Visitors Center. March-Dec, (Jan-Feb by appointment only). Also offered by appointment a…Learn More

Alexandria's Footsteps to the Past Ghost Tours

  • 221 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Bring a camera and follow a lantern-carrying guide who gives you lots of early history, a little suspense and mystery and a dose of "ghost."  Tour begins at Ramsay House Visitor Center.   Reservations…Learn More

Bike and Roll Alexandria

  • 3 Cameron Street
  • Alexandria Waterfront
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Bike and Roll encourages locals and tourists alike to hop on two wheels and Bike the Sites® of Alexandria! We have hybrid bikes or kids equipment available to rent by the day. Rent a bike and cruise…Learn More

Bike to Mount Vernon

  • 3 Cameron St.
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Bike to Mount Vernon with this self-guided two-way ride on the Mount Vernon Trail. This scenic trail takes riders through Dyke Marsh and Belle View Park. The canopy coverage and banks of the Potomac…Learn More

DC Metro Food Tours

  • Market Square
  • 301 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

We offer three-hour guided excursions that take you down the cobblestone streets of picturesque Old Town Alexandria. Take a journey through one of the nation’s largest historic districts that was once…Learn More

DC Military Tours

  • Alexandria Visitors Center
  • 221 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Join us on an Old Town Alexandria Military Walking Tour. Alexandria has been a focal point of our nation's wars from the French and Indian War through World War II. Visit key military sites in Old…Learn More

Mount Vernon by Bike & Boat

  • One Wales Alley
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Start in Alexandria and cycle to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate. In the afternoon, board the Miss Christin for a narrated boat cruise back to Old Town. Price includes bike rental/bike…Learn More

Mount Vernon: George Washington's Estate & Gardens

  • 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway,
  • Mount Vernon, VA 22121

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…Learn More

Old Town Experience

  • 221 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

History and architecture walking tours of Old Town offered from the garden of the Ramsay House Visitors Center, March-Nov., weather permitting. (Alternates with Alexandria Tours.) Also offers tours of…Learn More

Potomac Riverboat Company

  • 1 Cameron Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Offers seasonal sightseeing cruises, private parties, and water taxi transportation service. Cruises include the Washington monuments, the Alexandria seaport, pirate cruises for children, baseball…Learn More

Water Taxi to the National Mall

The Potomac Riverboat Company offers a 30-minute direct water taxi between Old Town Alexandria and the National Mall in Washington, DC, docking at Ohio & West Basin Drive SW, just steps from the…Learn More

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