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A Travel Experience in Alexandria Virginia

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Waterfront MarketStep back to 18th-century America, walk the cobblestone streets, tour stately mansions and museums, explore the true stories of Civil War Alexandria, take a river cruise or bike to Mount Vernon, sip award-winning locally-crafted beer on the waterfront, and shop in Old Town’s boutiques, vintage shops and trendy art galleries.

Old Town is located just south of Washington D.C. along the Potomac waterfront, and is home to nationally-acclaimed dining, chic shopping and truly authentic American history.

The Torpedo Factory Art Center constructed in 1918 for the manufacturing of torpedoes, the internationally acclaimed Torpedo Factory now features 82 working artists’ studios, six galleries, the Art League School, Archaeology Museum, a cafe and gift shop located on Alexandria’s historic waterfront.

Outdoor Dining Old Town Food Tours Local Culture and Cuisine

Mt Vernon Aerial CREDIT LautmanWine Country head west to Loudoun County, known as Washington, DC’s Wine Country, and wind through miles of vineyards, pausing in scenic wineries for tastes of delicious wines, largely unmatched across the nation.

The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, George Washington’s pharmacy, and Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, the local tavern frequented by America’s first six presidents. Wander up Old Town’s famous King Street, lined with local boutiques and award-winning restaurants.

The George Washington Masonic Memorial holds artifacts from the first President. Then take the elevator to the top for spectacular views of the capital region.

Mount Vernon is the most visited historic home in the nation. Tour the centuries-old mansion and grounds, beautiful gardens and interactive museum featuring over 700 artifacts. Recently opened, visit George Washington’s Distillery & Gristmill, just a few miles down the road.

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