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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 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

Browse vacation rentals from all the leading providers including Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 449 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Alexandria ranging from low-cost options to extravagant places to stay. A vacation in Alexandria can be affordable - our lowest price rental is available at $20 per night. The average price of a vacation rental is around $152 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Alexandria can pick from 160 places to stay that include WiFi. We have 27 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Choose from 24 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Alexandria? Then choose one of the 142 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 17 places to stay have a a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with your best friend, then be sure to select one of the 36 pet-friendly accommodations available.

We combine a wide variety of Alexandria accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 157 places to stay from Airbnb, 16 accommodations from Agoda and 5 places to stay from Priceline.

258 of our accommodations in Alexandria have been reviewed by previous guests. They rated 63% as excellent or good. 78 accommodations allow instant booking.

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