Alexandria is a historic place that once was the most important port in Colonial America, close to Washington, D.C. So, there are historic good spots to enjoy old architecture and historical attractions.
Alexandria was founded in 1749 by a Scottish merchant for the tobacco trade.
The old town is Alexandria’s downtown on the Potomac River waterfront. One of the streets in the old town, the King Street Mile, is voted the best place in Alexandria. You can enjoy the old town whether looking around the streets by strolling or taking a cruise and water taxi.
Historical Places and Tours
Old Town Farmers’ Market
Old Town Farmers’ Market is a traditional market that boasts a long tradition of 260 years and opens every Saturday morning.
Alexandria Guide: https://visitalexandria.com/old-town/
Alexandria Street View Video: https://youtu.be/r89mPlCaApU