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Address: Alexandria, VA 22314
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Quaint old seaport section of Alexandria on the National Register of...

Quaint old seaport section of Alexandria on the National Register of Historic Places.

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What a beautiful area! Worth exploring as a couple, family or with friends. Lots of nice shops, restaurants, and beautiful riverfront.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a beautiful area! Worth exploring as a couple, family or with friends. Lots of nice shops, restaurants, and beautiful riverfront.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Whether one is looking for restaurants, shopping, or just merely to stroll around the marina, the park, or the old town streets, there is much to do here for visitors and locals alike. There are antique stores, art galleries, stores selling knickknacks, clothing stores (chains and boutiques), and many others. There are historic properties in the area too. Consult your... More 

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Thank Margaret C
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We love to walk around here! It is a fun place to visit, check out the shops and restaurants, and enjoy! Parking can be tricky, but it is worth it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Strolling through Old Town at night is almost magical. So many restaurants, bars, and cafe's to choose from. There are many people around playing music. The architecture is outstanding. Don't forget to stroll around the harbor to get a great view of the city.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Alexandria is a great city in the old town area by the water. There is a lot to see and the bar scene is good on a warm night. Its mostly older people and not the crazy younger crowd. I wouldn't stray to far from King St and the waterfront as it can be a bit dangerous at night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great place to walk around to shop and to see the old and some of the newer places. the Torpedo Factory and the waterfront. Lots of street performers. Nice evening walk to watch the boats and performers. We sat and listened to the musicians and watched families while children played and ran around. It was a lovely evening of people... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Alexandria has preserved its history, has provided adapive reuse of many older sites, and has many vibrant up-to-date lodgings and restaurants.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From Gadsby's Tavern to the Lee-Fendall House to Christ Church and more, there is much to see from colonial times. Mixed in is great shopping - everything from antiques to The Gap, and lots of restaurants to choose from. You can spend an entire week and not experience it all.

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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderfully charming and historic. Lots to see, lots to do. Beautiful old homes and historic landmarks. Unique attractions, ghost tours!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Shopping The Food The Entertainment, The People The Water,The Water Taxi Ride To The National Harbor,MGM Grand,So Much To See And Do.

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