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Great Date Ideas in Alexandria

With its cobblestone streets, picturesque neighborhoods and waterfront ambiance, it’s no wonder named Alexandria one of the most romantic cities in the U.S. Cozy up in one of the city’s hundreds of restaurants, many housed in historic buildings loaded with charm and award-winning menus. Recognized by Washingtonian magazine as the “Best Place for a First Date,” Alexandria is the perfect place to enjoy a night out, whether it’s your first date or 25th anniversary. 

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How Should You Spend a Night Out in Alexandria? Take our quiz, and see where a night out in Alexandria leads you. Learn More ›
Date Ideas for Foodies Unforgettable meals in a beautifully historic setting create the perfect atmosphere for any romance. See More ›
17 Sweet Spots for Alexandria Treats From cupcakes to custard, popsicles and pies, to specialty treats for dogs, Alexandria is the stuff of sweet dreams. Learn More ›
Dates on a Budget Stroll along the King Street Mile then enjoy a breathtaking sunset as you relax at the Potomac River waterfront. See More ›
Hotel Packages Find the best deals on hotels located steps from Alexandria's top attractions, independent restaurants and waterfront fun. See More ›
Best Places for Live Music in Alexandria Catch iconic acts and up-and-coming stars at The Birchmere or head to lively pubs with live music. Learn More ›
Top Places for Engagement Photos With cobblestone streets, a picturesque waterfront and colorful brick walls and doorways, there are plenty of places to pose in Old Town Alexandria. View More ›

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