Top 10 #ExtraordinaryALX Fan Photos

Picture-perfect, postcard-worthy – no matter what you call it, Alexandria is one photogenic city! That’s why back in October we challenged you via social media to capture extraordinary moments in Alexandria and tag the photos on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with #ExtraordinaryALX for the chance to be featured on Extra Alex. Well, the day has arrived! From eye-catching panoramas to iconic Old Town street scenes and adorable (if a bit disgruntled) pups, we’ve got the top 10 extraordinary photos of our extraordinary city to kick off your weekend!

Thanks again for tagging your photos with #ExtraordinaryALX. We’re already looking forward to the next round!

 

Top 10

 

1. 

extraordinary-alexandria-top-photo-old-town-spite-house#houseportrait Sunday (miniMini edition.)

Instagram photo by @bigntoasty

2. 

extraordinary-alexandria-top-photo-old-town-carlyle-housePhoto by @MelFallon

3. 

extraordinary-alexandria-top-photo-potomacWatching the #sailboats in the Potomac.

Instagram photo by @rarebirdsings

4. 

extraordinary-alexandria-top-photo-old-town-flag9.12.14 Annnnddd still walking around #oldtown in search of a cocktail. #extraordinaryalx #oldtownalexandriava #alexandria #va#virginia

Instagram photo by @lisanovakoski

5. 

extraordinary-alexandria-top-photo-old-town-christ-churchChrist Church #ExtraordinaryALX #LoveVA #church.

Instagram photo by @top_tone. 

6. 

extraordinary-alexandria-top-photo-dog-friendly-old-town#extraordinaryalx.

Instagram photo by @alexparisi. 

7. 

extraordinary-alexandria-top-photo-george-washington-memorial#extraordinaryALX.

Instagram photo by @meggbugg88. 

8. 

extraordinary-alexandria-top-photo-old-town-home#aroundoldtown Finally got a photo of this beautiful home with our favorite front transom. Over 200 years old and still looking great! #extraordinaryalx

Instagram photo by @oldtownhome

9. 

extraordinary-alexandria-top-photo-potomac-viewLove this view from Alexandria. #ALXPhotoTimes #extraordinaryALX

Instagram photo by @kessex7

10. 

extraordinary-alexandria-top-photo-old-town-doors“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” -Aldous Huxley

Instagram photo by @meeshyfrazz

Bonus: Artistic Picks

1. 

extraordinary-alexandria-top-photo-bastilleDon’t let this dreary, #rainy #columbusday stop you from venturing out for a nice helping of #parisian #comfortfood that will surely warm you right up! #vscocam  #parisianlife  #french #foodie  #food #foodporn #dessert  #treat #rain  #manicmonday  #holiday  #extraordinaryalx  #oldtown  #samsunggalaxy#visitva

Instagram photo by @bastilleva

2. 

extraordinary-alexandria-top-photo-freedmen-cemeteryMissed the dedication ceremony, but couldn’t pass up a #shootingoldtown opportunity at the new memorial. #extraordinaryalx

Instagram photo by @staceylev

4. 

extraordinary-alexandria-top-photo-fall-leavesFun with leaves

Instagram photo by @vtkels

Thanks to everyone who submitted–there were too many great photos to include them all! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and hashtag your best Alexandria pics with #ExtraordinaryALX. We regularly share our favorite photos and hope to see yours soon!