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Alexandria

Learn more about Alexandria City

The City of Alexandria is where the old and new come together. From the historic cobblestone streets, where George Washington once walked, to the vibrant new shopping and dining scene, there is something for everyone in Alexandria.  In 2016 it was even voted the most romantic city in the U.S.

Lying just south of Washington D.C., on the western side of the Potomac, Alexandria is a city perfect for those seeking to find a balance between urban and suburban lifestyles.  Approximately 7 miles outside of D.C, Alexandria consists of a vast array of unique neighborhoods, historic buildings, private and public schools, and local and government owned businesses.

For those outdoor enthusiasts, Alexandria has a distributed park system that includes 70 major parks and 30 recreation centers, of which Chinquapin is one of the largest, offering facilities for swimming, tennis, racquetball, and other sports.  Looking for a jogging path or a place to ride your bike?  Look no further that the Mount Vernon Trail! Running through Old Town near the Potomac River to Roosevelt Island in Washington, D.C., this trail is not only great for you, but also for our four-legged friends! Is it a hot summer day and in need of some family fun?  Take a trip to Cameron Run Regional Park where you will find a wave pool, waterslides, miniature golf and batting cages. Family or friends flying into town for the weekend?  With Reagan National Airport only minutes away, have your guests take the metro to the King Street Station where you and your guests can take the free Trolley down King Street to enjoy dinner and drinks on the waterfront!

 

Properties in Alexandria City

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