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“Kinda shabby”

Old Town Waterfront
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$78.99*
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Mt Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Day Trip from Washington DC
Ranked #2 of 92 things to do in Alexandria
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

For a beautiful town like Alexandria I thought it was a little run down. The torpedo factory was really cool but thats about it.

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Reviewed May 9, 2013

A great place to take pictures! :D Loved walking down to the waterfront after dinner, and taking in all the beauty. Definitely check it out!

Thank photochick17
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

The waterfront opens onto the Potomac River. There's a Charthouse for drinks or dinner and lots of places for strolling. As part of the "Old Town" there are many historic buildings that make it charming. There are many restaurants and shopping opportunities. I agree with the previous reviewer that I wouldn't go out of my way if I had limited time in DC -- much more in the DC area that strikes my fancy. In the summer it must be packed with tourists and a vibrant street scene. If you're in the area, it's worth checking out.

Thank HuntressCA
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Something for every age to experience. Boat rides to the harbor. Restaurants, shopping, art, easy parking. Hotels in the area have freat views also.

Thank CharMac09
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Love this part of Old Town Alexandria. After all Alexandria is a seaport town. Taking a nice walk around where the boats are is really nice, especially in the springtime

Thank KCS1958
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