May 21, 2015 - Posted by Kelsey
If you’re long on wanderlust but short on time, Alexandria is the perfect home base for summer 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 two hours of our …Learn More
May 14, 2015 - Posted by Kelsey
There’s no better way to usher in summer than dining al fresco. Here in Alexandria, we’re pretty much pros at dining outdoors, with dozens of restaurants offering waterfront seating, courtyard patios and street-side eats.
April 30, 2015 - Posted by Kelsey
Baseball. Fishing. Grilling. Blackberry picking. (Is your mouth watering yet?) You can find all of this and more this summer in Alexandria parks.
April 16, 2015 - Posted by Kelsey
Ever wondered why there are cast iron stars on buildings in Old Town Alexandria? Or what the fire marks on our historic rowhouses mean?
April 9, 2015 - Posted by Kelsey
Around every corner in Old Town Alexandria lie stories, secrets and spirits (of both the spooky and boozy varieties). The best way to navigate our storied streets? Alexandria tours let you trace George Washington’s footsteps, venture into haunted hotspots and get a taste of Old Town’s culinary heritage, whether you like to explore by boat, bike …
September 29, 2014 - Posted by Kelsey
With cooler fall weather comes the onset of race season, and Alexandria is no exception. Hundreds of runners will hit the city streets for the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon this weekend, the .US National 12K in November, and many 5k and 10k races in between. Whether you’re training for an upcoming race or just …
August 28, 2014 - Posted by Molly
As August winds down, so does Virginia Craft Beer Month—but that doesn’t mean the celebration has to stop!
November 6, 2014 - Posted by Kelsey
If it’s true, as Will Rogers says, that “You can judge a town by the quality of its chili,” then the Hard Times Café is proof that Alexandria is one extraordinary place to be.