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’s Original Ghost & Graveyard Tour. Follow an 18th century costumed guide by lantern light through the charming streets of...
221 King Street
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
African Americans escaping slavery found refuge in Alexandria after Union troops occupied the city in 1861. The Rev. Clement “Clem”...
320 S. Washington Street
At Blue Fern Travel – Fork & Fizz Tours, we believe travel should give back to the local community while...
4220 Nicholson Street Hyattsville, MD 20781
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 Visitor Center 221 King Street
Nightly Spirits offers a 2.5 hour haunted pub tour. Guests will be led by a costumed tour guide along a...
480 King Street
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
See Old Town Alexandria the best way possible- by bike! Ride through this historic district along the Potomac, stopping to...
421 King Street
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
Award-winning and picturesque, Blue Valley Vineyard offers an ideal place to soak up some sunshine, clink glasses of regional wines,...
950-B South Pickett Street Alexandria, VA 22304

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