Things to Do in Alexandria

Read about the top 22 things to do in Alexandria, Virginia. Get ideas for Alexandria sightseeing and tourist attractions in Alexandria.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House
1 review
#1 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

The Pope-Leighey House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright by commission of an av…

Torpedo Factory Art Center
1 review
#2 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

We went through three floors of studios and art galleries show casing works rang…

Huntley Meadows Park
1 review
#3 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

This park is a Wetland preserve nestled between Telegraph Road and Route 1. You …

Woodlawn
1 review
#4 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

Woodlawn Plantation was George Washington's wedding present to his nephew, Lawre…

Our Special Harbor Sprayground
1 review
#5 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

I took Ben here when he was just shy of 12 months old. FREE entry. I couldn't be…

Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens
4 reviews
#6 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

Mount Vernon was the home and estate of George and Martha Washington. It’s lon…

Birchmere Music Hall
1 review
#7 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

The Birchmere is a popular club/concert venue in the Washington, DC, region for …

Alexandria Historic District
1 review
#8 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

Alexandria is a beautiful charming seaport town. The middle portion of it was de…

Christ Church
1 review
#9 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

Christ Church opened in 1773 as the tallest building in Alexandria. George Wash…

Fort Hunt Park
1 review
#10 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

An odd little park just north of Mount Vernon on the George Washington Memorial …

Jones Point Lighthouse
1 review
#11 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

Many lighthouse fans are surprised to learn that there is a lighthouse near Wash…

Freedom House Museum
1 review
#12 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

The Freedom House Museum focuses on the slave trade in the mid-19th century foll…

George Washington Masonic Memorial
2 reviews
#13 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

Perhaps one of the more exciting and historic of the attractions in Alexandria i…

Alexandria Archaeology Museum
1 review
#14 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

Located at the Torpedo Factory Art Center on the third floor, the museum has int…

Fort Ward
1 review
#15 of 22 things to do in Alexandria

Fort Ward in Alexandria, Virginia, was one of a series of Union earthwork fortif…

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