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. Here are some of the experiences awaiting couples:

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Romantic Getaway Named the “#3 Most Romantic City in the U.S.” by, get ideas for date night or a weekend escape. Learn More ›
Romantic Getaway Itinerary Indulge in a day of pampering with a full-body couple’s massage, fine dining and innovative cocktails. See More ›
Date Ideas for Foodies Unforgettable meals in a beautifully historic setting create the perfect atmosphere for any romance. See More ›
Dates on a Budget Stroll along King Street and the Potomac waterfront beside idle boats and passersby as you watch the sunset See More ›
Hotel Packages Old Town's boutique hotels are located steps from premiere historic sites, buzzworthy restaurants and chic shops. See More ›
Best Places for Live Music in Alexandria Whether you’re looking for a place to see big names in music, enjoy a drink with friends, or hit the dance floor, Alexandria has everything. Learn More ›
Top Places for Engagement Photos Lovebirds flock to Old Town Alexandria for many reasons, not least among them the picture-perfect scenery. View More ›

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