As the cherry blossoms bloom (peak is expected March 21-24, 2020), seasonal fun abounds in Alexandria, Virginia, located within eyesight of Washington, D.C. on the Potomac River and connected via bike, water taxi and Metrorail. 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. Keep reading to discover Alexandria’s colorful palette of springtime fun, cherry blossom experiences, hotel packages and more.
Due to the current coronavirus situation, various attractions and historic sites have adjusted their hours or temporarily closed. Many events have also been postponed or canceled. Before you visit, please check their individual websites to learn more. For more information, read our FAQs.