Visitors will find plenty of fun and free things to do in Alexandria, Virginia. Give your wallet a rest as you relax with the sights and sounds of the waterfront or watch boats dock at the Marina while street performers entertain the crowds. Feel free to take the Free King Street Trolley through the bustling shopping and dining district and enjoy beautifully-preserved Old Town along the way. Families can observe artists at work at the Torpedo Factory Art Center or become inspired at the National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum — both free. Regardless of if you're in Alexandria for a weekend or a week, you can make the most out of your trip with the no/low cost suggestions below.