Many of Northern Virginia’s key attractions are located within easy reach of Alexandria, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. The Alexandria's Christ Church and Lyceum are two of the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. And don’t miss the Gadsby's Tavern Museum and the Alexandria City Hall.
There are some interesting cultural highlights in and around Alexandria. Wander through the exhibits and enjoy the quiet of the Alexandria Black History Museum, the Alexandria Archaeology Museum and the National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum. Visit the Torpedo Factory Art Center, to get your fill of art.
If you love nature and wildlife, plan a trip to the nearby green spaces. These are great places to relax. Make the most of the native flora and fauna, by visiting the Oxon Cove and Oxon Hill Farm National Park in Oxon Hill.
If you are looking to give your credit card a workout, explore Market Square.
For a real taste of Alexandria, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the The Westin Alexandria, the Sheraton Suites Alexandria, or the Hotel Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel.