Old Town Alexandria has a rich history dating back from when it was founded in 1749. This town was once a main trading post for tobacco, and many of the historic buildings are still present. Tours are held on a daily basis through some of the historic sites in Old Town Alexandria.
In addition to walking tours, boat tours are available on the Potomac River as well.
Present-day Alexandria has much available for purposeful shoppers, or even for those who are simply looking for a nice sight-seeing spot. Visitors can take a nice walk down by the Potomac River, where street performers are almost always performing various acts.
For a pleasant day of sight-seeing, shopping, boating, dining, or historic touring, visit Old Town Alexandria.