For families, Alexandria, VA, offers tons of kid-friendly goods and spaces. Hooray for Books! is the city’s longstanding independent children’s bookstore, where friendly staff help little ones browse for the perfect books and host regular readings and author signings. Fashion-minded parents head to Pink & Brown, an organic baby and children’s boutique carrying clothing, furniture and unique gifts, and imagination runs wild at Why Not? Boutique, where clever window displays lure kids of all ages inside to discover a treasure of toys, games, books and more.