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Ranked #1 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
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Ranked #2 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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Ranked #3 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Sites

Old Town Alexandria is a great place to live, work or visit. It was founded in the early 1700's, so it's got an old historic district near the water front of the Potomac River and... more »

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Ranked #4 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Ranked #5 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Museums; History Museums
Owner description: The Apothecary served local customers, including the Washingtons and Robert E. Lee, between 1792 and 1933. The shop was... more » Owner description: The Apothecary served local customers, including the Washingtons and Robert E. Lee, between 1792 and 1933. The shop was transformed into a museum shortly after its closing and visitors can still view the original ingredients, products, and documents left behind by this 141-year-old family business. « less
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Ranked #6 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Parks
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Ranked #7 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Monuments/ Statues; History Museums
A very visible tribute to George Washington stands on King Street in Alexandria, Virginia.
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Ranked #8 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Historic Sites
Historic home of Martha Washington's granddaughter given as a wedding present by President George Washington.
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Ranked #9 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Cemeteries
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Ranked #10 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Alfred Street is among the oldest African American Baptist Churches in America, celebrating its bicentennial in 2003.
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Ranked #11 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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Ranked #12 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Discover Alexandria’s five-star hotel of the 18th century! Gadsby’s Tavern Museum consists of the c. 1785 tavern and the 1792... more » Owner description: Discover Alexandria’s five-star hotel of the 18th century! Gadsby’s Tavern Museum consists of the c. 1785 tavern and the 1792 City Tavern and Hotel. The buildings were constructed by John Wise, but made famous by John Gadsby. Mr. Gadsby’s establishment was the center of political, business, and social life in Alexandria and hosted the likes of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Today the Museum offers tours, programs and special events. « less
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Ranked #13 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Bar/ Clubs; Performances
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Ranked #14 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Museums
Owner description: A Georgian Palladian manor house built in 1753 by merchant and city founder John Carlyle. Here, five royal governors and... more » Owner description: A Georgian Palladian manor house built in 1753 by merchant and city founder John Carlyle. Here, five royal governors and General Braddock met to discuss funding of the French and Indian War. Daily tours, youth programs, special events, exhibits and lectures offer visitors a chance to experience eighteenth century life through the eyes of one man and his family as he made the journey from English citizen to American patriot. The story of Carlyle House parallels the early history of Alexandria, colonial Virginia, and America and is brought to life through costumed interpreters, guides and fun family programs. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. noon-4 p.m. (tours on the hour and half hour, last tour at 4). « less
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Ranked #15 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
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Ranked #16 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Topgolf takes all your favorite leisure activities - bowling, darts and golf - and fuses them with great food and drinks to... more » Owner description: Topgolf takes all your favorite leisure activities - bowling, darts and golf - and fuses them with great food and drinks to form a truly unique game. Topgolf takes all your favorite leisure activities - bowling, darts and golf - and fuses them with great food and drinks to form a truly unique game and outdoor entertainment facility. Topgolf requires no golf experience. What makes Topgolf so revolutionary? Each ball contains a microchip that awards points by hitting targets that look like dart boards. The further the target and the closer you get to the center, the more points you are awarded. « less
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Ranked #17 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #18 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
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Ranked #19 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #20 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Dinner Theaters
Owner description: The Medieval Madness Feast is located inside John Strongbow's Tavern. It features medieval entertainment that incorporates... more » Owner description: The Medieval Madness Feast is located inside John Strongbow's Tavern. It features medieval entertainment that incorporates the arts and history to join people and communities in fun and good fellowship. Reservations include a four-course feast with dishes like Gallentyn Pye, Chicken Skewers Roasted in Plum Sauce, Three-berry tart and more. Food and seating are arranged family style. Reservations required. « less
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Ranked #21 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
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Ranked #22 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Water Parks
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Ranked #23 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Owner description: Opened in 1914, Renovated in 2012, Celebrating 100 YearsCheck our schedule for live entertainment. Comedy, Magic, Music,... more » Owner description: Opened in 1914, Renovated in 2012, Celebrating 100 YearsCheck our schedule for live entertainment. Comedy, Magic, Music, Speakers, PlaysWeddings and Rentals also! « less
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Ranked #24 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Museums
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Ranked #25 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #26 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #27 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #29 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #30 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
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