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Old Town, Alexandria

4.7
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Originally planned in 1749, Old Town is a historical neighborhood along the Potomac River. The collection of townhouses that flank the streets were home to historic figures, such as Robert E. Lee. Stop by Gadsby's Tavern, a working tavern that's been serving drinks since the town's inception. Another hotspot is the Torpedo Factory Art Center, a former munitions factory that's now an art studio and gallery with a view of the river. Using our international travel planner, Alexandria attractions like Old Town can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • King street and the historic tour. Unfortunately some sites are closed due to COVID, but the shopping stores are all open. It's a nice walk especially during COVID when options are limited.  more »
  • My daughter and I spent the night to break up our trip as we were headed to the Amtrak Auto Train. We stayed at the Kimpton and everything was clean and we felt very safe in this time of Covid. We...  more »

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