Things to Do in Alexandria, VA

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Sip and Sew Old Town 300 North Patrick Street, Alexandria, VA MoreLess Info
From newbies to experts, all sewing levels will enjoy this sewing class in beautiful Old Town Alexandria!
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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.
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Other Landmarks 118 N. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314 MoreLess Info
The primary draw of Alexandria's Christ Church is its history as it was the location of George Washington's funeral, and his church pew is still marked. The church also still holds public events throughout the year.
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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.
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Cemeteries 1450 Wilkes Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 MoreLess Info
Visitors head to the Alexandria National Cemetery to honor and pay tribute to their loved ones. As one of the first 14 national cemeteries, it is home to many fallen soldiers who fought for our country.
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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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Historic Homes 121 N. Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314 MoreLess Info
The 18th century Palladian-style building known as Carlyle House offers daily tours of the house to explore the life of John Carlyle in pre-Revolutionary Virginia. Special programs for children, events, exhibits, and lectures are held throughout the year.
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Historic Sites 7931 East Boulevard Drive, Alexandria, VA 22308 MoreLess Info
Located on 25 acres of scenic land, River Farm is a gardening area that the American Horticultural Society calls home. The farm is also popular for a number of event rentals, including weddings and business gatherings.
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Arts Centers 105 N Union St., Alexandria, VA MoreLess Info
Receiving roughly 500,000 visitors each year, the Torpedo Factory Art Center serves as one of the largest art havens in the county with 82 studios, six galleries, and two workshops. The institute also has art classes through The Art League School and an on-site cafe.
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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.
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More than a museum to George Washington himself, the Washington Masonic National Memorial also serves as a set of collections that detail the history of the Freemasons in the United States. The institution has a research center and library as well.
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