Alexandria Living: Cosmopolitan Charm Near the Nation's Capital
When you make your home in Alexandria, you'll enjoy an unmatched combination of early American heritage and cosmopolitan sophistication. As George Washington's adopted hometown, Alexandria is home to over 140 locations with ties to the nation's first president -- foremost among them the spectacular Mount Vernon estate -- along with numerous museums that keep the spirit of early America alive. From these roots, Alexandria has grown a walkable, modern city bustling with award-winning restaurants, pubs, boutiques, river cruises, art galleries, and festivals. Nestled just south of the nation's capital, Alexandria offers residents and visitors the very best of both yesterday and today.