5 Must See Tours in Alexandria, VA
Alexandria is a wonderful town full of history and exciting attractions waiting around every corner. At Lerner Excelsior Tower, we provide you with the perfect location to access to all the best tours around the city. We want you to fall in love with your new home and town, and what better way to fall in lovethan to see all the exciting tours the town has to offer with a fun guide dishing you all the need-to-know details. There are tours by land, by sea, by bike, and lovely private tours just for you and your significant other to experience on your own. Every attraction in Alexandria is worthwhile to see, but we recommend thesetop 5 must-see tours in Alexandria:
Who doesn’t want to bring their pet everywhere they go? We know you cherish your pets like we do. That’s why we allow pets in our residences. If you want to bring them along on your day trip, check out Canine Cruises on the Potomac. All dogs are free of charge. Enjoy this 60-minute cruise around the Seaport with your dog right by your side. And get this – the cruise line even has a Halloween Canine Cruise party during October. You have to see all the adorable dog pictures from Potomac Riverboat Co. to brighten up your day! Your new home will defy outdated pet restrictions and let them enjoy all the fun too.
2.Biking to Mount Vernon
If you are looking to tour the city, while getting some exercise at the same time, you have to check out this 18-mile long bike tour. In the end, you’ll wind up at George Washington’s historic Mount Vernon and pass many stunning views, such as the Arlington Cemetery, the Potomac River, or great Old Town. Take advantage of our available garages at Lerner Excelsior Tower to keep your bike safely stored away until you are ready to ride. If you prefer not to own a bike, the city of Alexandria has Capital Bikeshare, which gives you access to over 200 stations to pick up a bike and drop it off at any time. If you are worried about safety, don’t, this bike trail has special bike lanes that keep you safe from oncoming traffic.
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3.DC Metro Food Tours
DC Metro Food Tours is a great way to get a bite to eat and see the historic Old Town Alexandria at the same time. You will be able to try several different dishes from local restaurants and see some of the most historical buildings in town. There are 14 different tours available to choose from, all at your preference. All tours come highly recommended for a customized experience, fit to your specific needs and wants.
4.Alexandria Colonial Tour
Best known for the ghost and graveyard experience, this spooky tour will have you hanging on to your date’s arm! Whether you choose public or private, the ghost tours are led by Colonial dressed tour guides with a lantern in hand. All of the greatest spooky stories originating from Alexandria are told while visiting the scenic colonial buildings. After such a spooky experience, you will be happy to turn on yourincluded alarms systems in your new apartment at Lerner Excelsior Tower.
5.Big Bus Tours
Big Bus Tours are the best way to see the city without having to worry about driving. This tour takes you on all the smoothest routes with the most sites to see. You can get off at any spot that catches your eye to take a tour of the town. With double-decker, open-top buses and live commentary in several languages, this is a good way to be able to relax while touring the beautiful city.
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