Weekend Getaways In Virginia
Weekend getaways in Virginia in Alexandria offer lots of Virginia attractions to see.
If you live close to the Washington, D.C. area and only have a weekend to escape with the one you love for intimate and romantic time, consider this city in Virginia.
You'll love this northern VA city's brick streets, the proximity to the river for watching sunsets and sunrises, and the old charm flair and presence that it exudes.
You can also go jogging together or enjoy a bike ride on a trail.
If you love history, you'll find this city full of historical ambience that you won't soon forget.
There are plenty of places for romantic proposals.
Morrison House Hotel
lets you revert to romantic oneness with breakfast in bed, champagne, and strawberries.
You'll love Old Town and its location by the Potomac River and its historic homes, fun boutiques, and great places to eat.
Lots to See
Enjoy a history tour to admire the great 18th century architecture, a walking tour or a ghost tour, and visit in early September for their Arts Festival. Pack a picnic lunch and relax by the waterfront.
Visit Christ Church, where the Wasington family worshipped. Enjoy a dinner show at Medieval Madness, visit Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, and Carlyle House.
Check out the Washington Masonic National Memorial, the Little Theatre, Gadsby's Tavern Museum, and Huntley Meadows Park where you can become one with nature by bird and wildlife watching and observing the wetlands.
There's Fort Ward Museum and Park, Woodlawn Plantation and Pope-Leighey House, Robert E. Lee's boyhood home, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Museum, and the Lyceum.
You'll enjoy the artifacts at Friendship Firehouse. Head to the Mount Vernon area and stop at the River Farm. Pack a picnic and enjoy it overlooking the Potomac, walk hand in hand, and admire the pretty gardens.
Check out Freedhome House Museum, stop at a winery, visit the mid 1700's Abingdon Plantation, admire the architecture at the Athenaeum, and head to the Old Presbyterian Meeting House.
Stop at the Black History Resource Center, browse an art gallery, stop at the Lee-Fendall House, and see the Alexandria Archaeology Museum.
This is a very nice getaway that the two of you will always remember.
With plenty of outdoor activities along with culture, shopping and lots of restaurants, your getaway will be one that will live on forever in your hearts.
Enjoy these weekend getaways in Virginia.
You'll love this city for quick weekend escapes or longer romantic breaks.
With its big town feel and small town charm, you'll want to come back as often as you can to spend time with only each other.
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