4 Fun Waterfront Activities In Alexandria

A busy seaport since colonial times, Alexandria’s waterfront has evolved into a vibrant and enjoyable region with so much to offer. Here are some fun waterfront activities that you should try out.

  • Take a boat cruise

Get a picturesque jaunt across the Potomac from one of the numerous tour companies located along the river. There are even some special options including pirate-themed cruises, historical, and local craft beer cruises. Have a dog? There’s a canine cruise, one of the most unique services Alexandria has to offer.

  • Dine at the waterfront

A visit to Alexandria’s waterfront would not be complete without a delicious waterside meal. Enjoy the waterfront breeze as you indulge your seafood cravings.

  • Enjoy the day at the park

Alexandria’s waterfront is near several parks including Oronoco Bay Park, Founders Park, Waterfront Park, Jones Point, among others. Take your pick and play, picnic, and do some fun activities with friends and family. You can also walk, run, ride or rent a bike to explore the many trails along the waterfront including The Mount Vernon Trail.

  • Explore Torpedo Factory Art Center

When you’re done enjoying nature, check out the Torpedo Factory Art Center, located conveniently at the heart of the waterfront. This is a huge art center with over 80 studios of talented artists working throughout the year. There are normally six galleries open for public viewing at any time.

Properties in Old Town Alexandria

667 S Columbus St

2 beds, 1 full baths

Home size: 960 sq.ft.

Price: $575,000

Property Type: Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX244570

Subdivision: Arch Hall

Added: 03/16/20, Last Updated: 03/28/2020

501 Slaters Ln #710

2 beds, 2 full baths

Home size: 1,195 sq.ft.

Price: $474,900

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX244936

Subdivision: Marina Towers

Added: 03/27/20, Last Updated: 03/27/2020

1602 W Abingdon Dr #101

1 beds, 1 full baths

Home size: 582 sq.ft.

Price: $275,000

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX244792

Subdivision: Potowmack Crossing

Added: 03/27/20, Last Updated: 03/27/2020

426 N Alfred St

3 beds, 3 full,1 part baths

Home size: 2,332 sq.ft.

Price: $1,195,000

Property Type: Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX244922

Subdivision: Old Town

Added: 03/27/20, Last Updated: 03/27/2020

1122 Madison St

3 beds, 3 full,1 part baths

Home size: 2,059 sq.ft.

Price: $875,000

Property Type: Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX244088

Subdivision: Braddock Lofts

Added: 03/11/20, Last Updated: 03/27/2020

1307 Duke St

3 beds, 2 full,1 part baths

Home size: 1,616 sq.ft.

Price: $1,025,000

Property Type: Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX244160

Subdivision: Old Town Alexandria

Added: 03/05/20, Last Updated: 03/27/2020

313 S Royal St

2 beds, 1 full baths

Home size: 916 sq.ft.

Price: $724,900

Property Type: Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX243632

Subdivision: Old Town

Added: 02/20/20, Last Updated: 03/27/2020

1004 Pendleton St

3 beds, 2 full,1 part baths

Home size: 1,570 sq.ft.

Price: $885,000

Property Type: Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX244920

Subdivision: Old Town

Added: 03/27/20, Last Updated: 03/27/2020

1127 N Royal St

3 beds, 2 full,2 part baths

Home size: 2,274 sq.ft.

Price: $1,275,000

Property Type: End of Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX241974

Subdivision: Printers Row

Added: 02/25/20, Last Updated: 03/27/2020

521 N Washington St #201

2 beds, 2 full baths

Home size: 1,153 sq.ft.

Price: $920,000

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX243710

Subdivision: Bottling House

Added: 02/20/20, Last Updated: 03/27/2020

329 Washington St N

7 beds, 5 full,1 part baths

Home size: 5,322 sq.ft.

Price: $2,950,000

Property Type: Detached for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX235480

Subdivision: Old Town Alexandria

Added: 05/20/19, Last Updated: 03/27/2020

525 N Fayette St #302

2 beds, 1 full baths

Home size: 953 sq.ft.

Price: $510,000

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX244468

Subdivision: Old Town

Added: 03/26/20, Last Updated: 03/26/2020

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