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

623 S Columbus St

2 beds, 2 full,1 part baths

Home size: 1,348 sq.ft.

Price: $685,000

Property Type: Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX252566

Subdivision: Arch Hall

Added: 10/23/20, Last Updated: 10/28/2020

206 N Pitt St

2 beds, 2 full,1 part baths

Home size: 1,542 sq.ft.

Price: $875,000

Property Type: End of Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX252384

Subdivision: Old Town

Added: 10/28/20, Last Updated: 10/28/2020

818 Wolfe St

3 beds, 1 full,1 part baths

Home size: 1,260 sq.ft.

Price: $729,900

Property Type: Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX251770

Subdivision: Old Town

Added: 10/28/20, Last Updated: 10/28/2020

1600 Prince St #509

1 beds, 1 full baths

Home size: 717 sq.ft.

Price: $399,000

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX252344

Subdivision: 1600 Prince Street

Added: 10/28/20, Last Updated: 10/28/2020

411 N Lee St

3 beds, 2 full baths

Home size: 2,400 sq.ft.

Price: $1,250,000

Property Type: End of Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX249224

Subdivision: Old Town Alexandria

Added: 08/01/20, Last Updated: 10/27/2020

921 S Alfred St

3 beds, 2 full,2 part baths

Home size: 1,248 sq.ft.

Price: $755,000

Property Type: Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX252552

Subdivision: Old Town Alexandria

Added: 10/27/20, Last Updated: 10/27/2020

124 N Payne St

2 beds, 3 full baths

Home size: 1,052 sq.ft.

Price: $999,900

Property Type: Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX252632

Subdivision: Old Town

Added: 10/27/20, Last Updated: 10/27/2020

117 Prince St

5 beds, 5 full,1 part baths

Home size: 3,900 sq.ft.

Price: $2,495,000

Property Type: Twin/Semi-Detached for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX252712

Subdivision: Old Town Alexandria

Added: 10/27/20, Last Updated: 10/27/2020

505 S Fairfax St

3 beds, 2 full,1 part baths

Home size: 2,160 sq.ft.

Price: $1,198,000

Property Type: End of Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX249696

Subdivision: Old Town

Added: 09/10/20, Last Updated: 10/27/2020

922 S Washington St #208

1 beds, 1 full baths

Home size: 632 sq.ft.

Price: $249,900

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX250838

Subdivision: The Boulevard

Added: 09/12/20, Last Updated: 10/27/2020

634 S Columbus St

2 beds, 2 full baths

Home size: 1,116 sq.ft.

Price: $673,900

Property Type: Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX252004

Subdivision: Washington Square

Added: 10/15/20, Last Updated: 10/27/2020

605 N Saint Asaph St

2 beds, 2 full baths

Home size: 1,413 sq.ft.

Price: $874,900

Property Type: Row/Townhouse for Sale

MLS Number: VAAX252170

Subdivision: Portner Brewery

Added: 10/13/20, Last Updated: 10/27/2020

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