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Popular amenities for Alexandria vacation rentals

Stay near Alexandria's top sights

Old Town393 locals recommend
Old Town Alexandria Waterfront84 locals recommend
Village at Shirlington40 locals recommend
The Birchmere41 locals recommend
Waterfront Park29 locals recommend
Whole Foods Market69 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Alexandria

  • Total rentals

    1.2K properties

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    700 properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Rentals with a pool

    190 properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    420 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    530 properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    45K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Alexandria?

    Alexandria experiences a humid subtropical climate. Summers, from June to August, are hot and humid with temperatures around 88°F (31°C). Winters, from December to February, are cold with temperatures often dropping to around 27°F (-3°C). The city also experiences a delightful spring and autumn with moderate temperatures.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Alexandria?

    In Alexandria, you can explore the historic Old Town, filled with boutique shops and local restaurants. A visit to the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum gives a glimpse into 18th-century pharmacy. A boat tour on the Potomac River is also often recommended for a unique perspective of the city.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Alexandria?

    Autumn, from September to November, is frequently recommended to visit Alexandria, Virginia. During this time, the city hosts the annual King Street Art Festival, where artists display their work along the city's historic main street. The pleasant weather and vibrant fall foliage also add to the appeal.

  • What are the best places to stay in Alexandria?

    Old Town is the most popular area to stay in Alexandria due to its historic charm, dining options, and proximity to the waterfront. Other popular areas include Del Ray for its artsy vibe and boutique shopping, and Carlyle District for its modern amenities and access to public transportation.

  • What are the best places to visit in Alexandria?

    Alexandria has several popular attractions. The historic Old Town with its cobblestone streets and colonial-era architecture, Torpedo Factory Art Center, a transformed munitions plant now home to artists' studios, and the waterfront parks along the Potomac River are some interesting places to explore.

  • What are some hiking trails in Alexandria?

    Alexandria has several hiking locations for nature enthusiasts. Trails at the Huntley Meadows Park and Mount Vernon Trail provide a mix of woodland and wetland scenery. The Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve offers a chance to glimpse diverse wildlife along its trails.

  • What are some family activities to do in Alexandria?

    Families can enjoy a variety of activities in Alexandria. The city's historic waterfront is perfect for leisurely strolls. The Alexandria's History Museum at The Lyceum provides interactive exhibits for children. Additionally, the Alexandria Zoo and the Huntley Meadows Park are great for kids to explore local wildlife.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Alexandria?

    There are several day trip ideas to explore around Alexandria. A visit to George Washington's Mount Vernon offers a wealth of history while the National Harbor, located just 12 miles (19 km) away, has an array of shops and restaurants. The city is also just 8 miles (13 km) from Washington DC, making it easy to explore the nation's capital.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Alexandria?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Alexandria. Choose from more than 420 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Alexandria?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 700 vacation rentals in Alexandria featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

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