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HISTORIC TRANSFORMATION: OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA

ALEXANDRIA, VA

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STEPHANIE YODER

SAYULITA, NAYARIT, MEXICO

Old Town Alexandria lies across the Potomac from Washington DC and has a rich history that dates back to before the nation was even founded. It's easy to spend an afternoon exploring the atmospheric neighborhoods and historic attractions.

  • 1.8 MILES
  • 5 STOPS
  • 6 FAVORITES

TOUR FEATURES

  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Dog Friendly
  • Drink
  • Food
  • Historic
  • Kid Friendly
  • Nightlife
  • Scenic
  • Shopping
  • Vigorous/ Excercise
  • STOPS
1

GEORGE WASHINGTON MASONIC NATIONAL MEMORIAL

SEE It's easy to spot this enormous building, modeled after the original lighthouse of Alexandria. Inside are many interesting...

2

CHRIST CHURCH

SEE This church, finished in 1773, was the place of worship for notable US figures like George Washington and Robert E. Lee. The...

3

MARKET SQUARE

SEE Built in 1753, Market Square is said to be the oldest still-operating marketplaces in the US. What was once the second...

4

GADSBY'S TAVERN

SEE Built in 1785, colorful past patrons including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. It is still...

5

TORPEDO FACTORY ART CENTER

SEE First built as a US Navy Torpedo Factory, this impressive art-deco building went through several different reincarnations...

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