December 8, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
USA Today recently named Alexandria one of America’s Top Holiday Towns, where “visitors feel like time travelers to Christmas Past.” And on Old Town’s King Street, you can feel transported by a nostalgic sense of holiday wonder on brick-lined streets twinkling with holiday traditions. We’ve created this guide to help you experience all of the holiday …Learn More
December 1, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
Want to celebrate Alexandria’s biggest holiday weekend but don’t know where to start? Dinna fash yersel! (That’s Scottish for don’t worry.) We’ve rounded up our top picks to keep you covered all weekend long.
November 21, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
Alexandria’s holiday season is in full swing, and there’s plenty of exciting family-fun to be had by all. To help find the best things to do with kids during the holidays, we asked local parents about their favorite family holiday traditions in this historic city. Don’t have kids? Don’t worry, there’s no age requirement for these fun activities—grab a …
November 19, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
Charles Esten, best known for his role as Deacon Claybourne on the hit series Nashville, returns to his hometown of Alexandria, Virginia on November 26 and 27, 2016, for two nights of performances at legendary music hall The Birchmere. We had a chance to chat with Charles about what it was like growing up in …
November 17, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
‘Tis the season to catch up with friends and family you haven’t seen in a while. Whether you have family in town visiting, or just want to catch up with your neighbor, we’ve got you covered with ten places to meet for meals in Alexandria this holiday season. Forget about grocery shopping and celebrate in style …
November 10, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
This holiday season, make your shopping experience memorable and worry-free in Alexandria, the DC region’s Shop Small headquarters for independent boutiques. You can opt small and shop a local experience in a magical setting of holiday wonder all season long.
November 3, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
In Alexandria, the most wonderful time of the year brings out the best of our city’s historic streets—store windows sparkle with festive displays, Old Town homes boast seasonal greenery and the mayor and Santa Claus will light Alexandria’s holiday tree in Market Square. From the Scottish Christmas Walk Parade to Waterskiing Santa, Alexandria is packed full …
January 8, 2015 - Posted by Kelsey
Welcome to 2015 in Alexandria! Your New Year’s resolution to get in shape just got a whole lot easier in ALX, where health and wellness is a way of life.
February 11, 2016 - Posted by Misha
Ranked the #1 most romantic city in the U.S. by Amazon, Alexandria is known as an enchanting escape. Thinking of a romantic getaway or the best places to pop the question? Here’s our list of 6 top romantic spots in Alexandria, plus several places nearby to make the perfect date.
April 21, 2016 - Posted by Sara Stanton
Against the backdrop of a vibrant waterfront and historic streets, summer in Alexandria sizzles with boat cruises, fireworks, outdoor dining and more.
July 14, 2016 - Posted by Kelsey
Alexandria has certainly earned its place among America’s top dog-friendly cities. One out of every four Alexandria residents is a dog (yes, we know dogs are people too), and in this pup-ular town, dog-lovers find no shortage of dog parks, doggy boutiques and even Doggy Happy Hours. From Old Town to Del Ray, it’s dog …
June 7, 2015 - Posted by Kelsey
The not-so-secret ingredient to a perfect weekend in Alexandria? That would be weekend brunch.
May 21, 2015 - Posted by Kelsey
If you’re long on wanderlust but short on time, Alexandria is the perfect home base for day trips to DC, Virginia wine country or pristine national parks and beaches. From historic sites to mountain hikes, you can find it all in Alexandria’s backyard, with a host of attractions all within a few hours of our extraordinary …