Captain's Row Fall

Fall in Alexandria

Named a Top 5 Best Small City in the U.S. 2020 by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards and one of the South’s Prettiest Cities 2018 by Southern Living, Alexandria is the perfect spot to stroll historic streets while savoring the crisp autumn air during our most colorful season. Mask up and embark on one of our "Great Walks," celebrate Oktoberfest and discover what's new in Alexandria this fall.

Halloween in Alexandria Ghostly tours, historic haunts and family-friendly trick-or-treat events make Alexandria, Virginia the spookiest place to celebrate Halloween. Spooky Season ›
8 Can't-Miss Fall Instagram Spots in Alexandria Autumn in Alexandria means showstopping trees, flickering gas lamps and seasonal décor surrounding historic rowhouses. Mask up, put portrait mode on… Snap Away ›
Leaf Peeping Guide Alexandria is home to over 100 champion or notable trees. We’ve compiled an introductory guide to larger-than-life leaf peeping in Alexandria. Start Peeping ›
7 New Things to Do in Alexandria This Fall Cruise on tall ship Providence, grab takeout from twelve new eateries, contemplate new public artwork and more. Mask up and discover what's new. Start Exploring ›
6 Budget Mini-Itineraries for an Alexandria Escape Make memories (and miniscule dents in your wallet) with these tiny Alexandria itineraries. Spend Less ›
Mount Vernon Fall Festivities From the new George Washington Whiskey Festival to Fall Harvest Family Days, enjoy special fall events at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Learn More ›
Great Walks in Alexandria Get inspired with our curated walks, from an architecture-themed excursion to a waterside stroll to a Del Ray mural tour and more. Start Strolling ›
8 New and Must-Do Black History Experiences Explore new tours and markers and discover the African American changemakers who have shaped the history of Alexandria and the U.S. Learn More ›

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