LGBTQ-Friendly Alexandria

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Located on the Potomac River within eyesight of Washington, D.C, Alexandria, Virginia welcomes LGBTQ couples, families and friends to our historic city. Voted one of Travel + Leisure’s Best Cities in the U.S. 2022 and a Condé Nast Traveler Top 5 Best Small City in the U.S. 2022, Alexandria is nationally recognized for its rich history and beautifully preserved 18th- and 19th-century architecture—a perfect backdrop for hundreds of independent restaurants and boutiques, a vibrant arts and culture scene, and a welcoming, walkable getaway.

Given a perfect score for LGBTQ equality by the Human Rights Campaign Municipality Equality Index in 2022 and recommended as an LGBTQ travel destination by Instinct magazine in 2019, Alexandria is a welcoming and inclusive destination.

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