Couple Taking Self-Guided Tour

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 attractions 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 ›
Old Town Instagram Guide Find the top spots to stage the perfect shot, with inspiration from local Instagrammers. Take a Look ›