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Alexandria Tours

Finding the best way to see the city is as easy as picking your passion in Alexandria, Virginia. Stroll back in time to immerse yourself in the city's centuries-old stories, take a foodie tour for a taste of the town or follow lantern-carrying guides through graveyards for haunting tales of the city’s past. Find dozens of ways to explore Alexandria below.

Looking to explore the region? Try USA Guided Tours DC or Old Town Trolley Tours.

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.

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Historical Tours

Step back in time on a guided tour to explore Alexandria's past, from the mid-1700s to today.

Water Taxi and Waterfront

Boat Tours & Cruises

Get out on the water to see the city and surrounding area from a fresh perspective. Learn more about seasonal boat tours in Alexandria.

Manumission Tour Company Drop In

Black History & Cultural Heritage Tours

Experience a Manumission Tour Company route or take a self-guided tour through Alexandria's rich collection of Black history and cultural heritage sites.

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Self-Guided Walking Tours

Choose your own adventure with the self-guided walking tours below.

Ghost & Graveyard Tour

Ghost Tours

Discover the haunting secrets hidden in Old Town Alexandria’s centuries-old streets on a ghost tour.


Biking Tours

Take a tour on two wheels through Alexandria and head south along the Mount Vernon Trail toward George Washington's Mount Vernon or north toward Washington, D.C. Learn more about biking in Alexandria.

Dolci Cherry Blossom Gelato

Foodie Tours

Sip and savor the city on a guided foodie tour.