With its rich history and lively day-to-day culture, Alexandria is a wonderful place to be. And it only gets better in the summer! There’s so much to see and do that it helps to have experts highlight the very best of the area for you.
Whether you’re a visitor, a local, or you’ve just moved here, our guide will ensure that you make the most of Alexandria this summer. From Old Town to National Harbor—which is just a short boat ride away—we’ll lay out the attractions you simply can’t miss. Here’s what’s inside our 2019 guide:
- Daily Adventures: From historical sites to shopping districts to nature preserves (and more), here’s how to spend a day in the area.
- For the Family: For fun with the kids, check out our favorite family-friendly activities, attractions, festivals, and events.
- Where to Eat: Brunch, coffee, dinner, and dessert—these are the best places to enjoy the flavors of Alexandria.