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Old Town Waterfront, Alexandria
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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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  • But smaller ... while just as exciting, especially on a warm day when the crowds and street musicians and performers are out. Great place for families, kids, dates and shoppers. Visited many times ove...  more »
  • This might seem hokey, but it is really fun. Book some tickets for one of the dinner cruises and you will not be disappointed. If you use Goldstar, you can get the tickets for half price. Some of the ...  more »
  • What a great place to relax. And take in the views of the water. Simply amazing to just walk through the streets, parks, and historic neighborhoods.