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.
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.
The best time to visit Alexandria is in the summer months of June, July and August when the weather is warm and sunny.
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 15 ˚F. The wettest month in Alexandria is July with 9.15 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.5 inches of rain.
Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Agoda, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. Alexandria has 467 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Alexandria comes in at $14 per night. A typical accommodation in Alexandria costs on average $166 per night.
If you need an internet connection during your stay in Alexandria, then you can choose from over 170 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 27 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 30 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Alexandria by car, be sure to choose from 153 accommodations that provide parking. We have 17 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 6 providers in Alexandria, including 152 places to stay from Airbnb, 14 accommodations from Agoda and 12 places to stay from VRBO
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