Skip to content
history walk

Historian guided tour of Alexandria

Historian guided tour of Alexandria

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
Just booked! Get your spot before it's too late.

About your host

My time in the Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer brought me to Alexandria where I spent time working at the Pentagon as an Admiral's aide. After six years of active duty, I left the Navy to pursue a career in history, which I'm doing in a Ph.D. program at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. My area of expertise is modern Europe, although I teach classes on American and World…
Ashley
Ashley
Ashley
Ashley

What we’ll do

This history tour of Old Town will take you along all the best must-see local spots: the Alexandria Waterfront, Captain's Row, Market Square, the Carlyle House, Gadsby's Tavern, Christ Church, and more. Founded in 1749, the city has a rich local history ranging from the colonial period to the Civil War, and even World War II. In addition to learning about Old Town's past, you'll find out about…

What else you should know

There are two parking lots near Market Square- one on Fairfax St., one on Cameron St. If you are taking the metro, get off at the King Street metro station. There is a free trolley to Market Square.

What to bring

Comfortable walking shoes

Guest photos

Guest reviews

Navigation section for review pages

Where you'll be

The first reason visitors love our tour is that we take them off the well-known main roads to explore the hidden history of Old Town. One of the lesser known properties in town is the small house of George Washington, where the first president would stay while conducting business or attending social gatherings. We also venture to another historic district which is home to one of the historic African American communities of Old Town.

Upcoming availability

Wed, 19th Jun    From 10:00 to 11:30.
₹1,224 per person
6 of 10 spots left
Just booked! Get your spot before it's too late.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

There are two parking lots near Market Square- one on Fairfax St., one on Cameron St. If you are taking the metro, get off at the King Street metro station. There is a free trolley to Market Square.
Ashley
history walk
Historian guided tour of Alexandria
70 reviews
₹1,224 per person
70 reviews
₹1,224 per person