Alexandria Tours

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Finding the best way to see the city is as easy as picking your passion in Alexandria, Virginia. Stroll back in time to immerse yourself in the city’s centuries-old stories, take a foodie tour for a taste of the town or follow lantern-carrying guides through graveyards for haunting tales of the city’s past. Find dozens of ways to explore Alexandria below.

Looking to explore the region? Try USA Guided Tours DC or Old Town Trolley Tours.

Historical Tours

Step back in time on a guided tour to explore Alexandria’s past, from the mid-1700s to today.

Time Travel

Alexandria the Great Tours

Manumission Tour Company

Alexandria Colonial Tours

Boat Tours & Cruises

Get out on the water to see the city and surrounding area from a fresh perspective. Learn more about seasonal boat tours in Alexandria.

Get Out on the Water

Water Taxi

Monuments Cruise

Potomac Paddle Club

Black History & Cultural Tours

Experience a Manumission Tour Company route or take a self-guided tour through Alexandria’s rich collection of Black history and cultural heritage sites.

Self-Guided Walking Tours

Choose your own adventure with the self-guided walking tours below.

Take a Stroll

Great Walks

Old Town Historical Tour

Ghost Tours

Discover the haunting secrets hidden in Old Town Alexandria’s centuries-old streets on a ghost tour.

Get Spooked

Alexandria Colonial Tours

Nightly Spirits – Ghost Tour Pub Crawls

Biking Tours

Take a tour on two wheels through Alexandria and head south along the Mount Vernon Trail toward George Washington’s Mount Vernon or north toward Washington, D.C. Learn more about biking in Alexandria.

Foodie Tours

Sip and savor the city on a guided foodie tour.

Get a Taste of Alexandria

Blue Fern Travel – Fork & Fizz Tours

DC Metro Food Tours

Nightly Spirits – Ghost Tour Pub Crawls

Explore Seasonal Tours

In addition to the year-round offerings above, visit our event calendar for seasonal specialty tours, from cherry blossom-themed routes to spooky Halloween strolls and more.

Seasonal Tours

Purchase a Key to the City Attractions Pass

See history where it happened with our attractions pass that offers access to 9 historic sites and more.

Unlock History


Alexandria is currently at a low COVID-19 community level. Wearing a mask is not required in most settings, but individuals are welcome to do so at any time; certain businesses may still require masks.


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Alexandria the Great offers Segway, walking and food and drink tours. We offer a 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Alexandria...
Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
African Americans escaping slavery found refuge in Alexandria after Union troops occupied the city in 1861. The Rev. Clement “Clem”...
320 S. Washington Street Alexandria, Virginia
Bike to Mount Vernon. Rent a bike through Bike and Roll, Capital Bikeshare, Pedego Electric Bikes or Wheel and Nuts...
106 N. Lee Street (Unlimited Biking) OR 210 N. Lee Street, Unit 102 (Pedego Electric Bikes) Alexandria, Virginia
Runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays beginning at 11:30 a.m. and lasting three hours. Meet your guide and the rest of...
Starting location provided at time of ticket purchase
Every April, five of Old Town Alexandria’s private homes and gardens will open to the public, as part of the...
Alexandria, Virginia Visitor Center 221 King Street Alexandria, Virginia
Manumission Tour Company curates guided cultural heritage tours designed to highlight Alexandria’s extensive African American History. Owned by a fourth...
112 W. Taylor Run Parkway Alexandria, Virginia
Planning to visit George Washington’s Mount Vernon from Alexandria? Why not add to the adventure by cruising down the Potomac...
221 King Street Alexandria, Virginia
Nightly Spirits offers a 2.5 hour haunted pub tour. Guests will be led by a costumed tour guide along a...
480 King Street Alexandria, Virginia
Iconic orange trolleys and duck tours highlight the best of Washington, D.C. with 25 stops and more than 100 points...
Welcome Center 1001 E Street NW Washington, DC 20004
Explore the D.C. metro area the right way–on an electric bike from Pedego Alexandria! Pedego Electric Bikes are the most...
210 N. Lee Street Suite 102 Alexandria, Virginia
See Old Town Alexandria the best way possible- by bike! Ride through this historic district along the Potomac, stopping to...
421 King Street Alexandria, Virginia
USA Guided Tours, LLC™  is a sightseeing and transportation company based in Washington, DC and Falls Church. We offer fully...
1155 F Street, NW 10th Floor Washington, DC 20002

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