Alexandria, VA

All about our city: City data

 

These are a Few of Our Favorite Things:

Great Waves Waterpark – hang out in a wave pool

Take a Ghost and Graveyard Tour in Old Town

The Dairy Godmother – enjoy some president famous frozen custard

Mount Vernon – visit the homestead of the father of our country

Torpedo Factory Art Center with over 80 artist studios and galleries

 

Neighborhoods

Old Town

Location: Old Town Alexandria is conveniently located near Ronald Reagan National Airport

Nearest Metro: King Street (Blue and Yellow lines), Braddock Rd. (Blue and Yellow lines)

Character: This beautifully preserved historic district is George Washington‘s adopted hometown, which continues to hum with a foodie-friendly vibe loved by presidents and First Families. Fine dining connoisseurs head to the city’s gourmet hubs forpalatepleasingdishesorto the brick-lined streets for dining al fresco.

 

Del Ray

Location: The area to the northwest of Old Town, which had been in the separate town of Potomac, is popularly known as Del Ray

Nearest Metro: Braddock Rd. (Blue and Yellow lines)

Character: Del Ray is “Where Main Street Still Exists” with made-for-strolling Mount Vernon Avenue dotted with family friendly pizzerias, barbecue restaurants and sophisticated spots like Cheesetique, named “Best Mac and Cheese in the US” by Food & Wine magazine.

 

Crystal City/Pentagon City

Location: Crystal City is centered along a stretch of Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1), just south of The Pentagon, just east of Pentagon City, and within walking distance to the west of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

Nearest Metro: Crystal City (Blue and Yellow lines), Pentagon City (Blue and Yellow lines)

Character: Crystal City is almost exclusively populated by high-rise apartment buildings, corporate offices, hotels, and numerous shops and restaurants. There is also an extensive network of underground shopping areas and connecting corridors beneath Crystal City.

 

Hollin Hills

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