Located on the Potomac River, Alexandria, Virginia is seven miles and a 20 minute Metro ride to Washington D.C. Making it a perfect home base for anyone who wants to visit historic sites of the United States of America.
But Alexandria is fascinating enough to be its own tourist destination. With plenty of colonial architecture, brick sidewalks, and dining opportunities, the Old Town section is a can’t miss. You’re also close enough to take a day trip to explore the grounds and house of George Washington’s Mount Vernon. No matter your reason for visiting, there are plenty of historic and modern rentals for you to lay your head.