Apartments for rent in Alexandria, VA

Historic Alexandria is a vibrant city offering a fun mix of old and new. 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.


Explore the Area

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 these walkable neighborhood’s 200+ independently owned restaurants, or explore nearby Del Ray for art events, eclectic shops, and even more dining options.

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.

The Mood

It’s the best of both worlds—where cobblestone streets and history meet vibrant, modern restaurants, bars, galleries, and shops.

The Biggest Perk

Old Town brings you a beautiful waterfront, green parks, and nightlife all right on the Metro and miles from downtown D.C.


Great Atmosphere

Here's your key to the city. A definitive guide of the best local spots directly from our residents.

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Del Ray Cafe
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Market 2 Market
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Silver Diner
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Harris Teeter
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Mocha Cafe & Pastry
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Dunkin’
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Peet’s Coffee & Tea
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Compass Coffee
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Goodwill Retail Store
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T.J. Maxx
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Carlyle
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Safeway
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T.H.A.I. in Shirlington
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la Madeleine French Bakery & Café Bailey’s Crossroads
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Zara
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Java Loco
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Ease Yoga & Cafe
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Best Buns Bread Company
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Nordstrom
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Marshalls
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