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. Named one of Travel + Leisure’s Best Places to Travel in 2023, a Condé Nast Traveler Top 3 Best Small City in the U.S. 2023 and given a perfect score for LGBTQ equality by the Human Rights Campaign Municipality Equality Index in 2023, 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.

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