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Where can The Alexandrian take you?

From Old Town Alexandria to Washington, D.C., there is so much to offer right outside our hotel’s doors.  Our Old Town Alexandria hotel is close to a variety of activities across Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. Take a peek at the adventures that await you below.

 

 

 

Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Hwy, MT Vernon, VA 22121

Located south of Alexandria, George Washington’s Mount Vernon was the home of the first American president and his wife for more than 40 years. Open 365 days a year, the estate offers a close-up look at the life and legacy of our most famous founding father. Wander the grounds to see beautiful gardens, heritage breed animals, a working blacksmith shop, and a stunning view of the Potomac River.

Hours:
April through October- 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
November through March- 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

National Harbor
4.6 miles away

Nestled on the banks of the Potomac River, National Harbor, is home to 160 stores, 40 restaurants, the Capital Wheel and MGM Casino. National Harbor is just a short drive away. During the summer, take the Water Taxi from Old Town Alexandria to National Harbor.

Things to do:

-Shop at the National Harbor Tanger Outlets
-Ride the Capital Wheel
-Gamble at MGM Casino
-Practice your swing at Topgolf
-Dine at one of the many restaurants
-Walk the Harborwalk

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Annapolis
39.1 miles away

Known as America’s Sailing Capital, Annapolis is located along the banks of the Chesapeake Bay.  Immerse yourself in Annapolis’ history by exploring almost 20 museums.  Rent a paddle board and spend the day on the water.  Annapolis is a great day-trip destination from our Old Town Alexandria hotel.

Things to do:

-Enjoy a great meal with picturesque scenery
-Explore the history of Maryland’s Capital
-Sail the Chesapeake Bay
-Shop along Maryland Avenue
-Discover your inner art critic

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Baltimore
46.1 miles away

Baltimore, also known as Charm City, is about an hour outside our Old Town Hotel.  Baltimore is located just off the Chesapeake Bay and has a long standing history of being a seaport.  Shop, dine, and explore all in Baltimore.

Things to do:

Crack crabs by the water
– Hike one of the trails in the Blue Ridge Mountains
– Watch the Baltimore Ravens play
– Explore the Historic Ships collection 
– Learn about aquatic life at the National Aquarium

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Loudoun County
51.0 miles away

Located just an hour away from Old Town Alexandria, Loudoun County has an abundance to explore whether you are a nature lover, foodie, or wine connoisseur. With 12 charming towns in your reach, you’ll find yourself surrounded by quaint sceneries. 

Things to do:

-Taste the breweries in Downtown Leesburg
-Test your sommelier skills at the wineries in D.C.’s Wine Country
-Hike one of the several trails and take in the views
-Play a round of golf
-Shop along Washington Street in Middleburg

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Shenandoah National Park
73.9 miles away

About an hour and a half away from Old Town Alexandria, Shenandoah National Park is perfect for the nature lover. Hike the Blue Ridge Mountains and see the sprawling views this region has to offer.

Things to do:

-Drive or bike Skyline Drive
-Hike one of the trails in the Blue Ridge Mountains
-Attend a Ranger Program and learn about nature
-View the local wildlife
-Stargaze in Big Meadows

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