39 Alexandria Tours: Beer, Boats, Bikes and more

Wondering what is the best way to explore Alexandria, Virginia during the summer? Here, you can choose your own adventure and discover the storied streets of the third oldest locally designated historic district in the country by foot or bike, or hop on river cruises for iconic views of the D.C. monuments and George Washington’s Mount Vernon. From historic home tours to food tours, ghost tours and everything in between, these excursions leave no cobblestone unturned. Keep reading for all the best ways to explore Alexandria on guided and self-guided tours year-round.
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Top 4 Mercy Street-Inspired Experiences for African American History in Alexandria

The creators of PBS’ Mercy Street have been dedicated to illuminating the complexities of the Civil War through the characters and showing that everyone, regardless of gender, class, race or geographic alliances, experienced life during the war differently. In this Mercy Street Monday blog post, we’ll be focusing specifically on the empowering stories of African American characters in the series by rounding up our top 4 Mercy Street inspired experiences in Alexandria on the subject.

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