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Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Old Town Alexandria

Come and experience Old Town Alexandria and its history, museums and churches. This city's restaurants, shopping and riverfront draw many visitors. Arlington National Cemetery and Jefferson Memorial are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Old Town Alexandria

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Old Town Alexandria has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • The Capital Wheel (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Cameron Run Regional Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Greendale Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • TopGolf Alexandria (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • East Potomac Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Old Town Alexandria

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Old Town Alexandria. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Oxon Cove and Oxon Hill Farm National Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Fort Foote Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • East Potomac Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Gravelly Point Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Tidal Basin (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Anacostia Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Old Town Alexandria

The nearest airport is in Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), located 3.3 mi (5.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into College Park, MD (CGS), which is 14 mi (22.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Alexandria Station. Catch a ride on the metro at King Street Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Old Town Alexandria, Alexandria?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 5 vacation rentals around Old Town Alexandria. From 4 condo and apartment rentals to 4 studio vacation rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Old Town Alexandria?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Old Town Alexandria. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • The Little Theatre of Alexandria: 787 vacation rentals
  • Alexandria's Christ Church: 1,793 vacation rentals
  • The Spite House: 1,790 vacation rentals
  • Alexandria Station: 1,840 vacation rentals
  • Lee-Fendall House: 614 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Old Town Alexandria listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Old Town Alexandria?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 4 Condos/Apartments in Old Town Alexandria. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Old Town Alexandria include:

  • Studios: 4 rentals available
  • Apartment: 4 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Old Town Alexandria?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 5 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Old Town Alexandria. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.