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Alexandria, VA Vacation Rentals

Alexandria Travel Guide

The city of Alexandria in Virginia lies on the Potomac River. The city has a beautiful old town, which has well-preserved buildings dating back to the 18th century, and it’s best known for its historical significance and links to the Founding Fathers.

Things to Do in Alexandria

Top things to do include exploring Gadsby’s Tavern, which is where the founding fathers once dined and has now been converted into a museum with period objects and photographs, visiting the nearby Mount Vernon, which is the former plantation house of George Washington, and strolling around Carlyle House Historic Park, which is a Georgian mansion with a tranquil garden. Meanwhile, if you like shopping, head to King Street, which is lined with boutiques and craft shops.

Best Time to Visit Alexandria

The best time to visit Alexandria is in the summer months of June, July and August when the weather is warm and sunny.

Price and Availability in Alexandria

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Alexandria is in April, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Alexandria is in the high season in June. Alexandria has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Alexandria tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Alexandria tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The Weather in Alexandria

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Alexandria. The hottest month in Alexandria is June, when temperatures peak at 98 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 8 ˚F. The wettest month in Alexandria is July with 9.73 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 0.94 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Alexandria

Pick the perfect vacation rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and others. Alexandria has 459 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Alexandria comes in at $14 a night. In general, a place to stay in Alexandria will cost you $167 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your time in Alexandria, then you can choose from over 149 accommodations that have WiFi internet. We have 26 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Choose from 23 accommodations that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on getting to Alexandria by car, be sure to choose from 132 accommodations that provide parking. 16 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with your best friend, then be sure to choose one of the 35 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms compares vacation rentals, hotels and other bespoke accommodation types from loads of providers in Alexandria, including 133 places to stay from Airbnb, 14 accommodations from Agoda and 5 places to stay from Priceline

278 accommodations in Alexandria have been reviewed; 74% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 64 places to stay right now.