When visiting a destination, one of the best ways to really get to know a city is
to take advantage of a walking tour in lieu of a bus tour. Hitting the pavement really gives a unique opportunity to see landmarks up close and really get a feel of history through firsthand experience.
Alexandria's Footsteps to the Past
Old Town Experience
Alexandria Colonial Tours
If an organized tour doesn't appeal to you, there is always the option of creating your own walking tour and guide yourself through Old Town's landmarks. Stop by the Ramsay House Visitors Center, located at 221 King Street, grab a map
Truly, Old Town is up there as one of my favorite places in Virginia.