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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.

PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE

Alexandria is currently at a medium 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.

Historical Tours

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

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.

Water Taxi

Monuments Cruise

Potomac Paddle Club

Black History & Cultural Heritage 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.

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.

Alexandria Colonial Tours

Nightly Spirits – Ghost Tour Pub Crawls

Toast The Ghosts

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.

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

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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, VA 22314
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, VA 22314
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, VA 22314
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, VA 22314
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
We offer three-hour guided excursions that take you down the cobblestone streets of picturesque Old Town Alexandria. Take a journey...
809 Princess Street Suite 100 Alexandria, VA 22314
Admission: $100 per person; $10 for passenger riders Pedego Electric Bike’s 2- to 3-hour rides and guided tours let...
210 N. Lee Street Suite 102 Alexandria, VA 22314
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 Alexandria, VA 22314
Admission: $120 per person; $25 for passenger riders Pedego Electric Bike’s 4-hour private group ride and guided tour will...
210 N. Lee Street Suite 102 Alexandria, VA 22314
Admission: $100 per person; $10 for passenger riders Pedego Electric Bike’s 3- to 4-hour ride and guided tour will cover...
210 N. Lee Street Suite 102 Alexandria, VA 22314
Departure between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (based on light conditions); call to confirm availability Admission: $70 per person; $10...
210 N. Lee Street Suite 102 Alexandria, VA 22314

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