Alexandria, VA Overview

Named a Top 3 Best Small City in the U.S. 2019 by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, historic Alexandria is a vibrant city offering a fun mix of old and new.

Living in Alexandria, Virginia

Founded in 1749 and the hometown of George Washington, Alexandria is rich in history. There are more than 140 locations tied to Washington, including his former home, Mount Vernon.

This landmark is just 8 miles from Old Town Alexandria, where residents can enjoy retail options ranging from antique stores and boutiques to national brands. Grab a bite to eat in one of this walkable neighborhood’s 200+ independently owned restaurants, or explore nearby Del Ray for art events, eclectic shops, and even more dining options.

Outdoor Activities

Want a taste of the great outdoors? Head to Alexandria’s waterfront for ample green space in area parks, or visit Washington Sailing Marina for sailing and kayaking in the Potomac. Hikers and bikers will love the scenic Mount Vernon Trail — which runs 18 miles from Arlington to Alexandria — as well as the city’s many bike lanes and multi-use trails.

And the fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down! Alexandria has an active nightlife scene with live music, dancing, and over 35 bars and clubs.

Getting Around Alexandria

Conveniently located just minutes from Washington D.C., Alexandria, VA is a commuter’s dream. You can hop in the car for a quick drive down George Washington Memorial Parkway, or take advantage of Metrorail and Metrobus routes.

Alexandria has an Amtrak station and is less than five miles from the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

Alexandria Apartments for Rent

Modern Style. Premiere Location.

At Halstead Tower by Windsor, luxury and comfort merge into a sleek, modern, and upscale living environment. With our on-site resident shuttle to Pentagon City, commuting just got much easier!

4380 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
(844) 862-2705
1 - 3 Bedrooms
1 - 3 Bathrooms

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