Old Town Alexandria Weekend Itinerary
Named a Top 3 Best Small City in the U.S. 2019 by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards and the #1 Best Value U.S. Travel Destination 2018 by Money magazine, historic Alexandria, Virginia is a welcoming weekend escape on the Potomac River minutes from Washington, D.C. A nationally designated historic district founded in 1749, Old Town Alexandria hums with more than 200 independent restaurants and boutiques alongside intimate historic museums and new happenings at the waterfront. Hotels ranging from boutique-style to the best known brands await you. Plan a perfect weekend getaway with the ideas below. For more inspiration, see Top 18 Things to Do in Old Town.