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Stories and Tips Alexandria

Day Trip To Alexandria

Written by JoshuaL on 15 Aug, 2004

It ain't DC...but it's a good break from Washington's crime, traffic, and tourists, tourists, TOURISTS! First, the best way to get to Alexandria is the metro, the greater Washington area's commuter rail. Take it to King Street, which will drop you right in Old Town. The…Read More


King Street

Written by Carmen on 27 Jun, 2002

No trip to Old Town would be a trip to Old Town without walking up and down historical King Street. It begins at the waterfront of the Potomac river, and is lined with brick sidewalks for a good 10-15 blocks. Every kind of restaurant you…Read More


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Old Town Waterfront

Written by Carmen on 07 Jul, 2000

You can never forget how close you are to history when you walk along the waterfront in Old Town Alexandria. Just take a look over your left shoulder, and the US Capitol looms on the horizon. Walk along the brick sidewalks, and take a gander…Read More


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