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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 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 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 Weather in Alexandria

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Alexandria. The warmest months in Alexandria are June and May, when temperatures reach 97 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 24 ˚F. The wettest month in Alexandria is May with 9.07 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 0.63 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Alexandria

Pick the perfect accommodation for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and more. AllTheRooms has 449 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Alexandria, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Alexandria is available at $20 per night. In general, a place to stay in Alexandria will cost you $152 per night.

Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Alexandria can choose from 160 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 27 accommodations that include a breakfast included. You can maintain your workout routine by staying at one of 24 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Alexandria by car, be sure to choose from 142 accommodations that provide parking. We have 17 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 36 pet-friendly places to stay in Alexandria, so if you're traveling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

In Alexandria AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 157 places to stay from Airbnb, 5 accommodations from Agoda and 5 places to stay from Priceline.

258 of our accommodations in Alexandria have been reviewed and rated. 63% are rated great. 78 accommodations allow instant booking.

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