Self-Guided Walking Tours

Looking to explore Alexandria at your own pace? Use one of our self-guided tours below, from a historic breweries walking tour to an African-American history driving tour. Founded in 1749, Alexandria is filled with a wealth of historic sites you can discover on our self-guided walking tours or by using the City of Alexandria’s Historical Panels Walking Tour. Once you’ve completed the tours below, consider taking a guided tour. Another great way to unlock Alexandria’s rich culture and history is by purchasing a Key to the City museum pass.


Self-Guided Walking Tours Chose one or both routes and discover historic sites in Old Town. Learn More ›
Historical Panels Walking Tour The City of Alexandria has 30 “mini-kiosks” throughout Old Town with historical photos and information. Enjoy a self-guided walking tour to find them… Learn More ›
Courageous Journey Driving Tour Explore Alexandria’s wealth of African-American historic sites on this driving tour. Learn More ›
Historic Breweries Walking Tour Explore Alexandria’s rich beer history on this self-guided walking tour. Cheers ›
Take a Walking Tour of Del Ray’s Murals Alexandria’s Del Ray neighborhood is an eclectic and walkable neighborhood filled with an extraordinary art scene. Learn More ›
Top 10 Places to Instagram in Alexandria We’ve rounded up our top 10 places to Instagram in Alexandria with some of our favorite examples from local Instagrammers to help you scout out the… Take a Look ›