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Alexandria overview

Alexandria is a budget-friendly place distinct for its historical sites and sports. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Take in some local culture at popular places like Ford's Theater and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Arlington National Cemetery and Jefferson Memorial are popular places to visit. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Alexandria is for you.

Where to stay in Alexandria

A welcoming city for all, Alexandria has a variety of lodging options. There are 635 hotels in the Alexandria area and you can shop as many as 151 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 103 2-star hotels with an average price of $60 per night
  • • 279 3-star hotels with an average price of $84 per night
  • • 197 4-star hotels with an average price of $94 per night
  • • 20 5-star hotels with an average price of $179 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 195406 user reviews of Alexandria hotels:
  • • Homewood Suites by Hilton Alexandria / Pentagon South (Alexandria)
  • • Hampton Inn Alexandria/Pentagon South (Alexandria)
  • • Springhill Suites by Marriott Alexandria Old Town/Southwest (Alexandria)
  • • Embassy Suites Hotel Alexandria Old Town (Alexandria)
  • • Hilton Garden Inn Alexandria Old Town (Alexandria)

How to get to Alexandria

Fly in to Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), 5.9 mi (9.6 km) from downtown Alexandria. Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 22.5 mi (36.2 km) away. Alexandria Station is the closest train station.

Metro stations include:
  • • Huntington Station
  • • Huntington Ave. Station
  • • Eisenhower Ave. Station

What to see around Alexandria

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Nationals Park
  • • Verizon Center
  • • Robert F. Kennedy Stadium
  • • Bender Arena
  • • G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Cameron Run Regional Park
  • • National Aquarium
  • • Francis Pool
  • • Volta Park
  • • Smithsonian's National Zoo
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Landmark Mall
  • • Springfield Town Center
  • • Tanger Outlets
  • • Fashion Center at Pentagon City
  • • Pentagon Row
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Arlington National Cemetery
  • • Jefferson Memorial
  • • Lincoln Memorial
  • • Washington Monument
  • • George Washington University

When to visit Alexandria

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 62°F day, 26°F night
  • • April-June: 88°F day, 40°F night
  • • July-September: 89°F day, 53°F night
  • • October-December: 74°F day, 27°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.7 inches
  • • April-June: 12.1 inches
  • • July-September: 12.1 inches
  • • October-December: 10.6 inches