Things to Do with Kids in Alexandria, VA

  • TripBuzz found 478 things to do with kids in or near Alexandria, Virginia, including 459 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
  • From Cameron Run Regional Park to US Bowling, the Alexandria area offers 111 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Historic Homes, Historic Sites and Rock Climbing.
  • Just minutes from Washington, D.C., many federal employees and military personnel call Alexandria home. An historic city, Alexandria has an old town feel with many Victorian homes and registered landmarks. A popular area for tourism, the city further provides several outdoor parks, walking/jogging trails and golf courses, as well as cultural sites such as theaters, museums and art galleries.
  • TripBuzz found 478 things to do with kids in or near Alexandria, Virginia, including 459 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
  • From Cameron Run Regional Park to US Bowling, the Alexandria area offers 111 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Historic Homes, Historic Sites and Rock Climbing.
  • Just minutes from Washington, D.C., many federal employees and military personnel call Alexandria home. An historic city, Alexandria has an old town feel with many Victorian homes and registered landmarks. A popular area for tourism, the city further provides several outdoor parks, walking/jogging trails and golf courses, as well as cultural sites such as theaters, museums and art galleries.
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All-access to Great Waves, Pirate’s Cove, Ocean Dunes, Volcano Island, or Atlantis Waterparkā€™s pools and waterslides
2.9 Miles
72% 118 votes
Water Parks 4001 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22314 MoreLess Info
Cameron Run Regional Park offers an outdoors water park, miniature golf course, batting cages, picnic shelters, and a special events pavilion. The park also offers catering for special activities, and part of the park is dog friendly.
4.0 Miles
20% 20 votes
Bowling 100 S Pickett Street, Alexandria, VA 22304 MoreLess Info
A retro styled bowling alley with a classic feel, US Bowling hosts open bowling as well as a variety of leagues and tournaments. The alley also has a snack bar that serves a variety of refreshments.
1.7 Miles
89% 842 votes
Piers & Boardwalks Alexandria, VA MoreLess Info
The Old Town Waterfront is centered mostly around the marina and parks, allowing for outdoor activities like boating, fishing, biking, and walking. The district also features many shops, restaurants, and historic sites.
0.2 Miles
91% 202 votes
History Museums 134 N. Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 MoreLess Info
The Gadsby's Tavern Museum is actually composed of two 18th century buildings that famous historical figures like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams enjoyed. The museum teaches guests about life during this era with special programming for both very young and older children.
0.1 Miles
73% 49 votes
History Museums 201 S. Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314 MoreLess Info
The Lyceum is essentially a history museum that was founded in 1839 by a group calling themselves the Alexandria Lyceum in conjunction with the Alexandria Library Company. Local history collections, school programs, concerts, and lectures are offered within the museum.
4.3 Miles
66% 67 votes
Rock Climbing 5308 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304 MoreLess Info
Sportrock Climbing Center features 18,000 square feet of climbing walls as well as a gym with free weights and machines and a dedicated yoga studio. They offer climbing classes and camps to accommodate all skill levels.
3.6 Miles
73% 15 votes
Parks 4401 W Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA 22304 MoreLess Info
The 45-acre Fort Ward Park was once an important Civil War site, and today features a museum and hosts historical reenactments. The park features sheltered and unsheltered picnic areas, soccer fields, a playground, paved loop and an amphitheater.
0.3 Miles
95% 1925 votes
Historic Districts Alexandria, VA 22314 MoreLess Info
The Alexandria neighborhood of Old Town is a preserved historic district that used to be the hometown of George Washington. The modern aspects of the area embrace local art, high-style boutiques, and restaurants.
4.0 Miles
94% 123 votes
Nature & Wildlife Areas 3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA MoreLess Info
The wetland area called Huntley Meadows Park is part of a large conservation and restoration project. Within the area is an educational visitor center and places for wildlife and bird watching.
0.2 Miles
92% 172 votes
Specialty Museums 105-107 S. Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA MoreLess Info
Operating as a family apothecary business from 1792 to 1933, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum still houses some of the original ingredients, papers and products used during the time for customers including Robert E. Lee and the Washingtons.
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