If you’re looking to buy real estate in Virginia, then tell your listing agent in Mount Vernon, VA to look up Old Town Alexandria. It’s not just a great historical town, but it’s got some great outdoor spots.
Biking Rentals and Tours
Old Town Alexandria is a great place to explore on two legs, or even two wheels. There are some great bike rentals and tours you can book to explore the city. You can get an extra boost from the electric bikes for rent there.
You can even take the Old Town at Night route which is especially carved out to take in the beauty at night. There’s also the Pedals N’ Pints tour which is guaranteed to be a beer lover’s delight.
Old Town Alexandria also has over 30 Capital Bikeshare stations which will help your group explore the historic Old Town. You can cruise along waterfront bike trails for as long as you want.
Outdoor Dining Spots
Whether you’re strolling along the King Street Mile, or really any other street in Old Town, you’re bound to run by some restaurant. The entire town has great outdoor dining options from patios to rooftop terraces.
You can even find options with the new streateries option. You can take advantage of the waterfront dining destinations after you take some tours on the water taxis (see below).
Sightseeing Tours by the Water
Do you enjoy tours by the water? Or do you just plain enjoy taking a ride on the water? Well you can live in Old Town Alexandria where that’s not a luxury, but a commonality. Alexandria is a city hub for cruises which are anchored by Hornblower, Alexandria.
That’s the launching point for sightseeing cruises and water taxis. You can see national landmarks on the way, and look at a scene of the bustling marina. You’ll get to see street performers and outdoor dining and historical landmarks galore.
Parks and Trails
There are 900 acres of parks in beautiful Old Town Alexandria. There are also 8 waterfront parks, which all have ample green space and beautiful views. From nature parks to preservation areas to trail networks to national monuments and memorials, you name it, they’ve got it.
The Ghost Tour
If you’re into the eerie and creepy, then you can take a literal Ghost Tour in Old Town. The Ghost and Graveyard Tour in Alexandria is available to everyone. It’s a 2-2.5 hour walking haunted pub tour. You will be taken on a tour by a costumed guide who will treat you to all the terrors of the night.
Want to own a home that is surrounded by all this natural beauty and great lifestyle choices? Give us a call. We at Michael Gailliot Homes will find you the right home at the right price. So, what are you waiting for?