Alexandria is most known to visitors for historic Old Town, but is made up of many neighborhoods that offer a rich experience of local flavor. Venture into the city’s West End to the Seminary Hill neighborhood for history, outdoor sanctuaries, innovative arts and hidden gems just off the beaten path. The neighborhood is even home to T.C. Williams High School, whose football team inspired the movie “Remember the Titans.” Whether you have a few hours or a weekend, we’ve rounded up our favorite things to do in this West End neighborhood including the best restaurants, outdoor activities and local favorites.
Who says patriotic parties end after the Fourth? Not Alexandrians! This weekend, visitors are in for treats of epic proportions, featuring Alexandria’s birthday celebration (equipped with waterfront fireworks, of course) and a massive Civil War reenactment at Fort Ward, plus a first ever pub crawl brought to you by Port City Brewing Co. Continue reading