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Old Town, Alexandria

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Originally planned in 1749, Old Town is a historical neighborhood along the Potomac River. The collection of townhouses that flank the streets were home to historic figures, such as Robert E. Lee. Stop by Gadsby's Tavern, a working tavern that's been serving drinks since the town's inception. Another hotspot is the Torpedo Factory Art Center, a former munitions factory that's now an art studio and gallery with a view of the river. Using our international travel planner, Alexandria attractions like Old Town can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • By car or ferry, great place to eat and visit. Very scenic and in the spring/summer its a nice place to visit  more »
  • We had a great time simply exploring on what turned out to be an unexpectedly beautiful day (rain had been predicted but failed to show up). Enjoying the history, authentic buildings, waterfront...  more »

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