Alexandria is known as a sweet destination with nearly 20 artisanal sweets and dessert spots, and when the summer sun is shining, you can cool off with a sweet treat from boozy gelato to liquid nitrogen ice cream and everything in between. We’ve rounded up our favorite spots for ice cream and other cold treats in the Port City, with enough options to keep you cool all summer long.
We’re all aware that summer on the East Coast can mean some seriously warm weather. So what better way to beat the heat than with something cold and sweet like ice cream or a popsicle? Continue reading
If you’re on vacation, there’s no better way to get to know an area than by following the locals. In Alexandria’s colorful Del Ray neighborhood, family, creativity and locally-owned are the name of the game, with tons of shops, events and restaurants dotting the streets, that are both great for newcomers and beloved by residents. Continue reading
With such close proximity to Washington, DC, it’s no wonder a United States president (or two, or three) have been known to frequent Alexandria’s historic streets. Continue reading