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Historic King Street

Architecture dating back to the 1700s, historic cobblestone streets, restaurants to satisfy all desires, and unique local shops merged with larger national retailers all combine to make strolling King Street the favorite activity in Alexandria. When you need a break from the walking, hop on the free King Street Trolley, which has a stop just outside our hotel.

Outdoor ActivitiesShoppingRestaurantsBars
0.0 mi / 48 meters away

George Washington Masonic National Memorial

Venture behind the curtain of one of the most mysterious organizations, The American Freemasons. This towering building serves as a memorial to George Washington, the man and the mason. With tours operating Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, it’s an impressive memorial to visit, and only a few blocks from our front door.

CultureTours
0.4 mi / 719 meters away

Tiny Spite House

Spite House is the skinniest historic house in America at just 7 feet wide, located at 823 Queen Street. The private residence was originally constructed by John Hollensbury, who built it purely out of spite in 1830 to keep loiterers out of his adjacent alley. Today, it’s a great Instagram opportunity.

Culture
0.7 mi / 1.1 km away

Torpedo Factory Art Center

This eclectic collection of artists and studios spread across several floors features works of art of all kinds for sale, and it’s said to be the largest collection of working artists under one roof in the United States. This former munitions plant is located at the end of King Street. Take time also to walk outside along the docks for great views across the water to Maryland.

ArtShopping
1.0 mi / 1.5 km away

Del Ray Café

Located inside a converted house, this is a favorite café for many locals, serving up classic French dishes in a casual American style, using seasonal ingredients and sustainable practices to present you with croissants, omelets, sautéed lobster, and more.

Restaurants
1.2 mi / 1.9 km away

Evening Star

Another local hangout, this long-standing Southern café uses seasonal ingredients to prepare dishes like duck hash and fried chicken with waffles featuring house-made hot sauce. Head upstairs to catch live musical performances.

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1.2 mi / 1.9 km away

Stomping Ground

Biscuits are the star at this unassuming café where you can grab a cup of delicious coffee and pair it with a buttermilk biscuit or a fried chicken biscuit sandwich with pimento cheese.

Restaurants
1.4 mi / 2.2 km away

Birchmere

This intimate concert venue is known around the world for its impressive nightly lineup of popular musicians and up-and-coming artists who all represent the best of jazz, country, R&B, folk, and bluegrass.

EntertainmentRestaurantsBarsNightlife
2.3 mi / 3.7 km away

Arlington National Cemetery

America’s most famous military cemetery covers 624 acres with more than 400,000 graves that date back to before the Civil War. Some key sites visitors like to see include The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier that overlooks the cemetery from atop a hill and the grave site of President John F. Kennedy.

Day TripOutdoor Activities
5.1 mi / 8.2 km away

Iwo Jima Memorial

Visit the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, one of the most iconic images from World War II. This bronze statue in Arlington Ridge Park recreates the iconic photograph of Marines raising the American flag during the Battle of Iwo Jima.

Day TripOutdoor Activities
5.6 mi / 9.1 km away

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park

This nature paradise is dedicated to our 26th president and located at George Washington Memorial Parkway, on an 88-acre island in the middle of the Potomac River. You feel miles away, yet you are in the center of our nation’s capital. Walk or jog the beautiful trails and take in the serenity of nature along with iconic views of Georgetown and The Kennedy Center.

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6.1 mi / 9.8 km away

District Wharf

Welcome to Washington D.C.’s first true waterfront community. Take a water taxi from Old Town Alexandria to the Wharf to experience waterfront dining and shopping or catch a show at The Anthem music venue.

ShoppingRestaurants
6.3 mi / 10.1 km away

National Mall

The long, grassy National Mall is home to iconic monuments including the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. Check out the U.S. Capitol, which sits on the far east end of the mall, and the White House to the north. Many of the Smithsonian museums line the mall, making them easy to visit in a single day.

Outdoor ActivitiesFamily Activities
5.7 mi / 9.2 km away

Georgetown

This chic neighborhood is known for its historic cobblestone streets, great dining, and upscale shops. Visit Martin’s Tavern where JFK proposed to Jackie or the famous “Exorcist” stairs from the 1973 film.

Day TripNeighborhoods
6.6 mi / 10.6 km away

Navy Yard

Pop over to the newly revitalized Navy Yard neighborhood where you can take in a baseball game, dine on the waterfront, visit a winery or brewery, and stroll along the Potomac River for quality time with your family or partner.

NeighborhoodsRestaurants
5.5 mi / 8.8 km away
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