Just eight miles from the country’s capitol building, Alexandria offers Potomac River views and opportunities to see things made in Colonial times. Walk on Old Town cobblestone streets, passing beautifully maintained buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries. Inside some of them, discover shops, museums and restaurants. Then, get a different perspective from the water aboard a sightseeing cruise.
A lovely cultural destination in northern Virginia, right across the Potomac River from the nation’s capital of Washington, D.C., Arlington County boasts a rich history, a modern skyline and verdant parks. Discover the gems of this appealing region, flush with bike trails, monuments and museums, and entertainment venues. Imagine a place where learning U.S. history is fun!
Known as DC’s Wine Country®, Loudoun County is home to charming small towns, verdant rolling hills and lush river valleys – all just 25 miles west of Washington, D.C. Spend a day paddling the Potomac River, hike a section of the Appalachian Trail in the Blue Ridge Mountains, or sip handcrafted beverages at wineries, breweries and cideries throughout the region.