Alexandria

Alexandria

On the Potomac River just minutes from Washington, D.C.,   Alexandria’s historic waterfront setting belies a bustling cosmopolitan scene – a haven for history and art lovers, foodies, and boutique-seekers.

Sights of Alexandria, VA

Alexandria is George Washington’s hometown, located a few miles from George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens. Easily accessible by boat, bike, or car ride, experience our first president’s home at Mount Vernon, and return to Alexandria to walk the streets he adored. Throughout his life, Washington was a constant in Alexandria, worshiped at Christ Church, attended social gatherings at Gadsby’s Tavern and bought medicines at the Apothecary. George Washington was also a Mason. From the top of the iconic George Washington Masonic Temple enjoy stunning views of the city.

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