"Hello, Welcome to Old Town Alexandria" Top 5 Page for this destination Alexandria by zanzooni
Alexandria Travel Guide: 461 reviews and 1,504 photos
I love Old Town Alexandria. It's quaintness, it history, its artistic funk. It's an independent city of the Commonwealth of Virgina, the first settlement founded in 1695. They called themselves the "British Colony of Virginia" and their where-with-all was based on tobacco and flour trade from the flour mill up river on the Occoquan, to the West Indies.
- Pros:A good city to walk around in
- Cons:Street parking is a nightmare.
- In a nutshell:Historical, but very urban funky.
The Kings Street Trolley seems like an institution. It's been around for ever it seems, but it hasn't. It's debut was in... more travel advice
Wander off King Street and you will find the cobblestone streets. You can drive down them, but I don't advise it as it's... more travel advice
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