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Alexandria Planning Tools

Named a Top 3 Best Small City in the U.S. 2021 by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards and one of the South’s Best Cities 2020 by Southern Living, Alexandria hums with a cosmopolitan feel and a walkable lifestyle—a welcoming weekend escape next to our nation’s capital. With access to three airports, Metrorail, Amtrak, bikeshare and more, getting to Alexandria and navigating throughout the D.C. region is easy. Let us help you take the hassle out of planning with suggested itineraries, things to do, places to eat, where to stay and more.

Based on the latest CDC health guidance, it is recommended that everyone wear a mask in public indoor spaces in Alexandria, regardless of vaccination status.

Suggested Itineraries

Top 18 Things to Do in Old Town Here are the can't-miss experiences in nationally renowned Old Town Alexandria to add to your itinerary. Learn More ›
D.C. Family Vacation Located just minutes from Washington, D.C. Old Town Alexandria is the perfect home base for families. Learn More ›
Business Trip Extension Coming to Alexandria for business? Come early or stay late to discover Old Town Alexandria and Washington, D.C. Come Early ›
More Alexandria & DC Itineraries Let us take the hassle out of planning with these pre-crafted itineraries that will help you envision the perfect vacation in Alexandria and the D.C.… Start Planning ›