On the Potomac River within eyesight of Washington, D.C., Alexandria, VA is nationally recognized for its rich history and beautifully preserved 18th- and 19th-century architecture—an extraordinary backdrop for acclaimed, chef-driven restaurants; a thriving boutique scene; vibrant arts and culture; and a welcoming, walkable lifestyle. Named a Top 5 Best Small City in the U.S. 2020 by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards for three consecutive years, Alexandria is the relaxed and refined home base for your D.C. vacation and an unforgettable getaway of its own. Need more reasons to visit? Check out the ideas below.
Based on the latest CDC health guidance, it is recommended that everyone wear a mask in public indoor spaces in Alexandria, regardless of vaccination status. Learn more about Alexandria's commitment to health and safety and see what's open here.
Get admission to 9 historic sites, plus 40% off admission to George Washington's Mount Vernon, tall ship Providence, and the Potomac Riverboat Water Taxi by Hornblower. Available here online or at the Alexandria Visitor Center for just $20!