- Attractions include the Alexandria African-American Heritage Park, The Alexandria Archeology Museum, the boyhood home of Robert E. Lee, Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, George Washington Masonic National Memorial and The Lee-Fendall House Museum. Cameron Run Regional Park featuring a wave pool, water slides, fantasy creatures and deluxe mini-golf. Also home of the Atlantic Canoe and Kayak Company, a member of the Virginia Professional Paddlesport Association.
Recreation - Mason Neck State Park in Fairfax County and Leesylvania State Park in Prince William County are a short drive away. Shopping highlights include Potomac Mills. Numerous antiquing opportunities, dinner river cruises and the Torpedo Factory Art Center where over 85 artists creature demonstrate and exhibit their artwork.
Climate - Virginia generally has mild winters and warm humid summers. The central to northern portion of the state has winter temperatures averaging 34 to 36 degrees Fahrenheit (1 to 2 degrees Celsius). The state's summer temperatures have little variation. The central to northern portion of Virginia generally experiences temperatures ranging from 76 to above 78 degrees Fahrenheit (26 Celsius). High humidity along with warm temperatures can be uncomfortable.
Alexandria is located in northern Virginia on the Potomac River near Arlington. It may be accessed via Interstate 95 or U.S. Route 1.