Our staff knows just where to go!
Getting off the beaten path and discovering hidden gems is one of the wonders of travel. But how do you find those special places? Ask a local. Morrison House helps you make the most of your Alexandria stay by sharing our staff's favorite picks and insider tips.
We asked our intrepid staff: If you had only two days in Alexandria, what would you do? Take a peek, have some fun and Live Like a Local.
Chef de Cuisine
Light Horse is the perfect spot to go to for late evening eating. I like going there after work when I need a bite to eat.
Evo Bistro is my favorite place to hang out on a day off. They have a fantastic wine selection and tapas style food.
Try the Mount Vernon Trail. It stretches 18 miles and gives scenic views of the Potomac River.
Bike & Roll Alexandria offers bike rentals and tours. You can bike to Mt.Vernon and take a narrated boat cruise back to Old Town Alexandria.
General Manager, The Grille
Have a drink at PX, and be wisked back to the 1930's at this posh lounge. Reservations are recommended but if you see the blue light come on in...
Take the Alexandria-National Harbor Water Taxi to exciting shops, restaurants and daily events.
One of a kind
Swing by the Torpedo. Journey through three floors of open studios and galleries to observe artists and buy original artwork.
The Old Town Alexandria Food Tour pays homage to the city's colonial roots, as well as its recently evolved food scene; discover both colonial and modern indigenous cuisine.
For more information about any of these suggestions and additional favorites, contact Morrison House's Guest Services Team at (703) 838-8000.
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