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Old Town Waterfront, Alexandria
(4.4/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
At Old Town Waterfront, stroll scenic riverside paths, dine at waterside restaurants, visit museums, and take themed boat tours. Located along the Potomac River, the area often bustles with street performers and musicians, and features exhibits of arts, archeology, and boats. Have a meal at one of the fine-dining restaurants at the site, walk or cycle along the 29 km (18 mi) trail, or explore centuries-old artifact collections. Don't be surprised if you meet a pirate aboard one of the cruise ships. Take time to ride a hybrid bike or bring man's best friend aboard for a canine boat tour. You can board a water taxi here for direct access to the National Mall, Nationals Stadium, and National Harbor. See Old Town Waterfront and all Alexandria has to offer by arranging your trip with our Alexandria vacation builder.
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  • The primary activities in Old Town Alexandria are shopping and dining. When it's time to take a break from all this, you have the waterfront. There's not a lot that sets this waterfront apart from oth...  more »
  • Very nice walk along the Potomac River. Plenty of places to take photos and enjoy the scenery. The walk is in mostly residential area or inside parks. So, access to restaurants (and bathrroms) is limi...  more »
  • End of King Street and in front of the Torpedo Factory. A few great restaurants nearby. Great views of National Harbor, the Potomac, the Alexandria Harbor, and everyone walking around in that area. If...  more »