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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 hottest month in Alexandria is June, when temperatures peak at 99 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 10 ˚F. The wettest month in Alexandria is March with 6.66 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.25 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Alexandria

Find the perfect accommodation for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and more. We have 449 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Alexandria ranging from low-cost options to luxury places to stay. A vacation in Alexandria can be budget-friendly - the cheapest price vacation rental is available at $20 per night. A typical rental in Alexandria costs on average $152 a night.

If you have to have an internet connection during your stay in Alexandria, then you can choose from over 160 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. 27 places to stay include a morning meal. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 24 accommodations that have gyms. If you're planning on getting to Alexandria by car, be sure to choose from 142 accommodations that provide parking. We track 17 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in one of 36 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

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 the places to stay in Alexandria have been reviewed by previous guests. They rated 63% as excellent or good. 78 accommodations allow instant booking.

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