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Alexandria

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Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital. First settled in 1695 and one of the most historically rich towns in the D.C. metropolitan area, the city was George Washington's hometown. The brick-paved streets of Old Town showcase fine examples of early-American architecture complete with gas lamp-style streetlights. This area is also known for its trolley service, market, restaurants, art galleries, antique stores, and several significant landmarks. There are plenty of other neighborhoods worth adding to your itinerary, such as the bustling waterfront, arty Del Rey, and diverse Arlandria. Alexandria is in Virginia. With the Inspirock online itinerary creator, Alexandria and other destinations across the globe can be made central to your personalized travel plans.
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Where to stay in Alexandria

Old Town boasts a number of high-end hotels that provide easy walking access to some of Alexandria's most popular restaurants, bars, and attractions. However, these are not typically budget-friendly; those looking to save a few dollars should consider a hotel or motel located on Jefferson Davis Highway. Though not technically within the city boundaries, these accommodations are considerably cheaper and often within walking distance of the metro. Alexandria is also home to a number of charming bed and breakfasts, several of which are located inside historical buildings.
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