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Day Trip To Mount Vernon From Washington DC
"On this 4.5 hour tour you’ll explore the fascinating home and home town of George Washington. Mount Vernon across the Potomac River in Virginia is a living museum of the life and times of the first President of the United States of America.Tour Washington’s famed mansion visit the plantation outbuildings where re-enactors keep colonial ways alive stroll through Martha Washington’s beautiful gardens
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Day Trip To Mount Vernon From Washington DC
"On this 4.5 hour tour you’ll explore the fascinating home and home town of George Washington. Mount Vernon across the Potomac River in Virginia is a living museum of the life and times of the first President of the United States of America.Tour Washington’s famed mansion visit the plantation outbuildings where re-enactors keep colonial ways alive stroll through Martha Washington’s beautiful gardens
From $53.00
 
Private Half Day Narrated Washington DC Tour
"So you want to visit Washington DC but you have your own ideas about where you want to go the date and time of day and you don't want to wait for others to get on and off the bus. This is the tour for you! Our private tour guides will take you around our great city sharing their stories and unlimited knowledge of our capital's history. Our 4-hour tours are available in the morning afternoon and evening as the city transforms under the lights. Our professional drivers take the hassle out of navigating through Washington
From $95.00

More Shopping in Alexandria

King Street Corridor to Shopping

In the old town and in the new part of the downtown area, you will find loads of wonderful little shops with common and unique items. Just take the time to stroll around the various streets, namely...
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Yaqui
Aug 14, 2011

Eclectic Nature garden shop - Del Ray, Alexandria

This is a funky store that is half garden shop and half funky home decoration store. We visited for the garden shop, which has an OK selection of plants, but nothing like the big stores. They also...
Ewingjr98
Apr 04, 2011

Mount Vernon Gift Shop

The Mount Vernon Gift Shop has so much to offer: books, china, glassware, jewelry, sweets, wine, Christmas decorations, clothing and furnishings. I have never seen so much George Washington themed...
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cjg1
Nov 04, 2010

King Street Shops

So, as I've stated in many different tips King Street is the place to be! If you're just looking for shopping tips than look no further. Start at one end of King Street and go all the way down. They...
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msbrandysue
Feb 21, 2010

The Book Bank

The Book Bank on King Street in Old Town is one of the best used book stores I've found in a long time. If you're a collector or just looking for a cheap read, it's a great place to check out. The...
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Lhenne1
Jul 10, 2009

Old Town Farmers Market

Alexandria holds its weekly farmers market in Old Town at the square in front of City Hall. While many towns have used farmers markets as an afternoon event to increase business for their downtown...
Ewingjr98
Jun 12, 2009
 
 
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Olde Towne Gourmet Market - King Street, Old Town

Olde Towne Gourmet Market offers a mish-mash of foreign foods and drinks, mostly from the Middle East and Turkey. We happened to wander in to this larger-than-expected store one afternoon while...
Ewingjr98
Apr 02, 2009

National Harbor - Across the Potomac in Maryland

National Harbor is the massive, brand new waterfront shopping and entertainment district along the Potomac just outside of the DC Beltway. The 300 acre complex opened in 2008 after some two billion...
Ewingjr98
Mar 07, 2009

My Organic Market - Del Ray Neighborhood

My Organic Market is a small chain of organic grocery stores with just five locations in the DC Metro area: Alexandria, VA; Rockville, MD; College Park, MD; Columbia East, MD; and Frederick, MD. I...
Ewingjr98
Mar 03, 2009

Movie Theaters in Alexandria

From my apartment in Old Town there are three convenient movie theaters. The AMC Hoffman Center 22, the Alexandria Old Town Theater, and the Regal Potomac Yard 16. The Regal Kingstowne Stadium 16 is...
Ewingjr98
Jan 26, 2009

Artisans shops

There are many different type of shops selling art of different medias including paintings, glass, ceramics, wood products. All handmaade by local artisans.Building Hours:10am - 5pm Daily6 - 9pm on...
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lonestar_philomath
Feb 24, 2008

The Virginia Company (or The Virginia Shop)

This store has anything and everything either made in Virginia or about Virginia. Virginia Peanuts, coffee mugs, posters, t-shirts, brass doorstops, logo golf balls, etc. etc. A really nice selection...
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Rich62
Oct 19, 2005

Rose Hill Shopping Center

Rose Hill Shopping Centre is a modest strip mall in a suburban part of Alexandria. Among the more prominent stores are Safeway, Vocelli Pizza, Rite Aid, Pet Valu, Subway, and T.J. Maxx. Tim and I...
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b1bob
Feb 14, 2005

A Likely Story

In English, "a likely story" refers to scepticism of an incredible tale. For example, if you tell your spouse you were late coming home because you were abducted by aliens, he or she would say, "A...
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b1bob
Feb 24, 2003

Top Hotels in Alexandria

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1900 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, United States
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4800 Leesburg Pike, Alexandria, Virginia, 22302, United States
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5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia, 22311, United States
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480 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, United States
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1456 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, United States
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1767 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, United States
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Things to Do Near Alexandria

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Jefferson Memorial - Tidal Basin

On a warm September morning,I walked all around the Tidal Basin(about 2 miles) and I appreciated the special monuments along the way.i enjoyed the reflection of the Washington Monument in the Tidal...
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Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens

First begun by a Civil War veteran, this was a commercial attraction for many years. The US National Park Service acquired it in 1938. It is now the only national park devoted solely to aquatic...
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FDR - Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

This memorial (which we visited late in the day) has sequence of four outdoor rooms, one for each of FDR's terms of office. . Each of the four "rooms" representing Roosevelt's respective terms in...
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Arlington National Cemetery

It was a hot day in DC so we just hit the highlights - saw the changing of the guard and FJK's grave. If we had had waited a bit longer we could have heard a 21 cannon salute, since this is still an...
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Bureau of Engraving & Printing

Free, same-day tickets are distributed at 8 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis at the ticket booth on Raoul Wallenberg Place (formerly 15th Street). The booth will remain open until all tickets...
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Korean War Veterans Memorial

This is a really well done memorial .. very touching and impressive. My pics didn't do it justice. I would like to go back someday and have the opportunity to do a much better job with my new much...
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Top 5 Alexandria Writers

Ewingjr98

"Alexandria, once part of Washington, now almost DC"
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Yaqui

"Alexandria"
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b1bob

"b1bob passes frequently through Alexandria, VA"
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zanzooni

"Hello, Welcome to Old Town Alexandria"
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807Wheaton

"A visit to Alexandria Old Town"
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