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Old Town Waterfront, Alexandria

(4.4/5 based on 900+ 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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  • We had some extra time and accidently found this gem! plenty of restaurants and bars all kinds of shopping! Dog friendly. Stopped at murphy's pub good food. Friendly people.  more »
  • This was a beautiful river front along the Potomac. Several restaurants to choose from as well as the Torpedo Factory museum.  more »
  • The history of this building is striking. And a torpedo remains for photos to show respect for the history of being an actual torpedoed factory. Now it's an amazing set gallery with working artists of...  more »