Alexandria Press Room

Within eyesight of Washington, DC on the Potomac River waterfront, Alexandria, Virginia is nationally recognized for its acclaimed, chef-driven restaurants, independent boutique scene and dynamic arts set against a backdrop of 18th- and 19th-century architecture still intact from its days as George Washington’s hometown. Dozens of new restaurants ignite historic and off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods as the waterfront district emerges with new energy. Alexandria hums with a cosmopolitan feel and a walkable, dog-friendly lifestyle—a hidden gem tucked beneath the nation’s capital.