Best alexandria in D.C.

Check out the top alexandria in D.C., reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Mt Vernon Trail
1. Mt Vernon Trail
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15 local reviews
Mt Vernon Trail
Route
Rachel
Walk, jog, bike, plus a marina to rent kayaks and small parks dotted along the trail that runs through Alexan…
Bobby
Grab a Capital Bikeshare bike and pedal along the Potomac River, near the airport, and through Old Town Alexan…
Tory
Great urban trail that stretches all the way from Rosslyn down to Mount Vernon. It passes through Old Town Ale…
1. Mt Vernon Trail
1. Mt Vernon Trail
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15 local reviews
Mt Vernon Trail
Rachel
Rachel
Walk, jog, bike, plus a marina to rent kayaks and small parks dotted along the trail that runs through Alexandria, Arlington, and beyond.
Bobby
Bobby
Grab a Capital Bikeshare bike and pedal along the Potomac River, near the airport, and through Old Town Alexandria. While in Old Town, hit u…
Tory
Tory
Great urban trail that stretches all the way from Rosslyn down to Mount Vernon. It passes through Old Town Alexandria, so you can bike there…
2. Old Town
2. Old Town
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54 local reviews
Old Town, Alexandria
NeighborhoodPolitical
Linda & Jay
10 minutes away (4.0 miles). 6 minute walk to a direct bus to Old Town, and the Old Town Metro. Old Town A…
Greg
Old Town Alexandria is a famous historic area that is great for shopping, photos, or just walking around. It h…
Elizabeth
Old Town Alexandria is a beautiful historical and must-see neighborhood. Located right on the Potomac river, y…
2. Old Town
2. Old Town
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54 local reviews
Old Town, Alexandria
Linda & Jay
Linda & Jay
10 minutes away (4.0 miles). 6 minute walk to a direct bus to Old Town, and the Old Town Metro. Old Town Alexandria is a nationally desi…
Greg
Greg
Old Town Alexandria is a famous historic area that is great for shopping, photos, or just walking around. It has beautiful homes, a waterfro…
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Old Town Alexandria is a beautiful historical and must-see neighborhood. Located right on the Potomac river, you can take a water taxi to Na…
3. Torpedo Factory Art Center
3. Torpedo Factory Art Center
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24 local reviews
105 North Union Street, Alexandria
Open now
+1 703-746-4570
Art galleryJewelry storeStore
MaryGrace
See art in progress at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, the nation’s largest collection of working-artists’ ope…
Larry and Paulette
Located on waterfront of the Potomac in Old Town of Alexandria, VA. torpedo factory and munitions storage site…
RR
Waterfront (great walking area in Old Town/Alexandria) & can also walk to great restaurants/bars (free trolley…
3. Torpedo Factory Art Center
3. Torpedo Factory Art Center
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24 local reviews
105 North Union Street, Alexandria
Open now
+1 703-746-4570
MaryGrace
MaryGrace
See art in progress at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, the nation’s largest collection of working-artists’ open studios under one roof. A fu…
Larry and Paulette
Larry and Paulette
Located on waterfront of the Potomac in Old Town of Alexandria, VA. torpedo factory and munitions storage site. 82 studios-6 Galleries-Art L…
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RR
Waterfront (great walking area in Old Town/Alexandria) & can also walk to great restaurants/bars (free trolley car runs length of King Stree…
4. Chart House
4. Chart House
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10 local reviews
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Laura
Great restaurant in Alexandria overlooking the water.
donald
Right on the water front in old town Alexandria with great seafood and also has outdoor bar. Call in advance t…
Tracey
Great place on the water. Nice views
4. Chart House
4. Chart House
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10 local reviews
Laura
Laura
Great restaurant in Alexandria overlooking the water.
donald
donald
Right on the water front in old town Alexandria with great seafood and also has outdoor bar. Call in advance to make a reservation.
Tracey
Tracey
Great place on the water. Nice views
5. Port City Brewing Company
5. Port City Brewing Company
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11 local reviews
3950 Wheeler Avenue, Alexandria
Open now
+1 703-797-2739
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
MaryGrace
Whether you head to the brewery and tap room or find the beer on the menu of local restaurants, trying a pint …
Kerrie
Port City Brewing Company is a new craft brewery located in the DC Metro Area. An artisanal brewery in Alexand…
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Brewery/Bar - Alexandria, VA
5. Port City Brewing Company
5. Port City Brewing Company
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11 local reviews
3950 Wheeler Avenue, Alexandria
Open now
+1 703-797-2739
MaryGrace
MaryGrace
Whether you head to the brewery and tap room or find the beer on the menu of local restaurants, trying a pint from Alexandria’s award-winnin…
Kerrie
Kerrie
Port City Brewing Company is a new craft brewery located in the DC Metro Area. An artisanal brewery in Alexandria, Virginia producing some o…
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RR
Brewery/Bar - Alexandria, VA
6. Georgetown Waterfront Park
6. Georgetown Waterfront Park
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33 local reviews
3303 Water Street Northwest, Washington
+1 202-895-6000
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
James
In the warm half of the year, the Georgetown waterfront is a very pretty area, and you can take boat tours or …
Rachel
The waterfront on the Potomac consists of a boardwalk area and an adjacent walking park. During the summer, t…
Julia
Great outdoor fountain for children or big kids to cool off in on a warm day. Lovely promenade along the river…
6. Georgetown Waterfront Park
6. Georgetown Waterfront Park
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33 local reviews
3303 Water Street Northwest, Washington
+1 202-895-6000
James
James
In the warm half of the year, the Georgetown waterfront is a very pretty area, and you can take boat tours or a water taxi down to Alexandri…
Rachel
Rachel
The waterfront on the Potomac consists of a boardwalk area and an adjacent walking park. During the summer, the boardwalk is a popular peop…
Julia
Julia
Great outdoor fountain for children or big kids to cool off in on a warm day. Lovely promenade along the river.
7. National Harbor
7. National Harbor
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49 local reviews
National Harbor, Fort Washington
NeighborhoodPolitical
Alexandra
Lots of street shops, will need a car to get there. However there is a ferry that goes over to Old Town Alexan…
Elaine
Lots of restaurants, shopping, ferris wheel and water taxi to Old Town, Alexandria
Laura
Lots of great food options here. Take the water taxi to Alexandria or Georgetown from National Harbor.
7. National Harbor
7. National Harbor
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49 local reviews
National Harbor, Fort Washington
Alexandra
Alexandra
Lots of street shops, will need a car to get there. However there is a ferry that goes over to Old Town Alexandria Virginia.
Elaine
Elaine
Lots of restaurants, shopping, ferris wheel and water taxi to Old Town, Alexandria
Laura
Laura
Lots of great food options here. Take the water taxi to Alexandria or Georgetown from National Harbor.
8. Virtue Feed and Grain
8. Virtue Feed and Grain
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11 local reviews
106 S Union St, Alexandria
Open now
(571) 970-3669
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Rolando
They attend the Alexandria Farmers Market weekly to select for their Sunday Brunch 'Farmers Market Omelette', …
Jen
Great waterfront location, farm to table menu, great decor, in the heart of Old Town Alexandria
Tracey
Fabulous interior. A great place for a drink at one of the two bars. Upstairs is lofted and very unique. My fa…
8. Virtue Feed and Grain
8. Virtue Feed and Grain
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11 local reviews
106 S Union St, Alexandria
Open now
(571) 970-3669
Rolando
Rolando
They attend the Alexandria Farmers Market weekly to select for their Sunday Brunch 'Farmers Market Omelette', and all their meat is sourced …
Jen
Jen
Great waterfront location, farm to table menu, great decor, in the heart of Old Town Alexandria
Tracey
Tracey
Fabulous interior. A great place for a drink at one of the two bars. Upstairs is lofted and very unique. My favorite interior.
9. Restaurant Eve
9. Restaurant Eve
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10 local reviews
110 South Pitt Street, Alexandria
Closing soon
+1 703-706-0450
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Jen
High end dining in Old Town Alexandria. The best dining experience around. $$$$ Recommend making reservation
Larry and Paulette
Located in Old Town, Alexandria this historic warehouse building converted into a quaint dining spaces in sepa…
Larry And Paulette
Located in Old Town, Alexandria this historic warehouse building converted into a quaint dining spaces in sepa…
9. Restaurant Eve
9. Restaurant Eve
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10 local reviews
110 South Pitt Street, Alexandria
Closing soon
+1 703-706-0450
Jen
Jen
High end dining in Old Town Alexandria. The best dining experience around. $$$$ Recommend making reservation
Larry and Paulette
Larry and Paulette
Located in Old Town, Alexandria this historic warehouse building converted into a quaint dining spaces in separate rooms. "The Chef's Tastin…
Larry And Paulette
Larry And Paulette
Located in Old Town, Alexandria this historic warehouse building converted into a quaint dining spaces in separate rooms. "The Chef's Tastin…
10. Alexandria Visitor Center
10. Alexandria Visitor Center
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3 local reviews
221 King Street, Alexandria
Open now
+1 703-746-3301
Travel agencyPoint of interestEstablishment
Rolando
Stop by for sightseeing brochures, maps, etc. Gift shop. Save 50% when you purchase a Key to the City with adm…
Jeremiah
Felling hungry? Stop by here at the historic place of King St. in Old Town Alexandria.
Jeremiah
Felling hungry? Stop by here at the historic place of King St. in Old Town Alexandria.
10. Alexandria Visitor Center
10. Alexandria Visitor Center
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3 local reviews
221 King Street, Alexandria
Open now
+1 703-746-3301
Rolando
Rolando
Stop by for sightseeing brochures, maps, etc. Gift shop. Save 50% when you purchase a Key to the City with admission to 9 historic attractio…
Jeremiah
Jeremiah
Felling hungry? Stop by here at the historic place of King St. in Old Town Alexandria.
Jeremiah
Jeremiah
Felling hungry? Stop by here at the historic place of King St. in Old Town Alexandria.
11. Old Town Farmers Market
11. Old Town Farmers Market
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6 local reviews
301 King Street, Alexandria
Closed now
+1 703-746-3200
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
Rick/John
Alexandria offer a wide variety of farmers markets, where Old Town's Market Square bustles with the same energ…
Daniela and Jamie
Take a day trip down to Alexandria! From Union Station, take the Red Line to Gallery Place, transfer to the Y…
Rolando
Held each Saturday morning for over 260 years, Old Town Farmers' Market, is the oldest farmers' market in the …
11. Old Town Farmers Market
11. Old Town Farmers Market
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6 local reviews
301 King Street, Alexandria
Closed now
+1 703-746-3200
Rick/John
Rick/John
Alexandria offer a wide variety of farmers markets, where Old Town's Market Square bustles with the same energy as the days George Washingto…
Daniela and Jamie
Daniela and Jamie
Take a day trip down to Alexandria! From Union Station, take the Red Line to Gallery Place, transfer to the Yellow Line to Huntington, gett…
Rolando
Rolando
Held each Saturday morning for over 260 years, Old Town Farmers' Market, is the oldest farmers' market in the country which has been held co…
12. King St
12. King St
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5 local reviews
King St, Alexandria
Route
Kathy
Alexandria's scenic main drag between Washington Street and the Potomac River. Catch the King Street Art Festi…
Rick/John
Old Town Alexandria is the heart of the city on the Potomac River waterfront. Whether you're traveling by the …
MaryGrace
Centuries-old architecture, brick-lined streets, cobblestone alleys and a canopy of twinkling lights during t…
12. King St
12. King St
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5 local reviews
King St, Alexandria
Kathy
Kathy
Alexandria's scenic main drag between Washington Street and the Potomac River. Catch the King Street Art Festival!
Rick/John
Rick/John
Old Town Alexandria is the heart of the city on the Potomac River waterfront. Whether you're traveling by the free King Street Trolley, bike…
MaryGrace
MaryGrace
Centuries-old architecture, brick-lined streets, cobblestone alleys and a canopy of twinkling lights during the holidays make strolling Kin…