Old Town Alexandria

Located just minutes from Washington, D.C. on the Potomac River waterfront and named the #1 Best Value U.S. Travel Destination 2018 by Money magazine, a Top 5 Best Small City in the U.S. 2018 by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, and one of the South’s Prettiest Cities 2018 by Southern Living, Alexandria delights travelers from all over the world. A nationally designated historic district founded in 1749 that George Washington called home, Old Town Alexandria hums with more than 200 independent restaurants and boutiques alongside intimate historic museums and new happenings at the waterfront. Old Town’s cobblestone streets and red brick sidewalks attracts everyone from presidents to pet lovers. At the heart of it all is bustling King Street, a walkable mile recognized as one of the “Great Streets” of America. Visitors can also enjoy the free King Street Trolley or take advantage of our Key to the City museum pass for discounted access to 8 historic sites. Learn how to get around and find parking.

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Whether you're museum-goers, art enthusiasts, or shoppers there are always things to do in Old Town Alexandria. Night or day, top chefs draw diners with creative menus and exquisite experiences. At night, Old Town bars and pubs are abuzz with live music, along with local beer or craft cocktails. Meeting planners find that Alexandria’s historic backdrop, walkability and unique facilities and venues make the city a perfect destination for small to mid-size meetings.

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