Did you know that Alexandria is one of the U.S.'s oldest cities? It was actually George Washington's hometown!
Founded in 1749, the city of Alexandria holds a special place in American history- from being a crucial destination of the Civil War, to housing none other than George Washington during one of the most seminal periods of his life. Journey through the immense lore of the city and witness the bevy of bespokely designed and well-preserved buildings that Alexandria has to offer. On every street, on every corner, there's a specialy story that harkens back to our country's humble beginnings.
"I learned so many intersting facts about the city's amazing history!"
Join us for an authentic adventure through the footsteps of our very first president. Whether you're looking to walk through the exact same space where Washington performed drills during his time as a military officer or visit the founding father's favorite pub, we've got you covered for a thoroughly enchanting experience through American history. See all of the most notable spots in Alexandria while getting an astonishing amount of insight into what life in our country was centuries ago.
Junket's Alexandria History walking tour guides you through fourteen of the city's destinations and offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience to journey into the past of one of the nation's oldest cities.
We offer immersive touring experiences to make your next trip to the city truly enlightening.
Be ready to be engulfed with some of the richest history that America has to offer. Our tour of Alexandria provides an authentic glimpse of all the magical stories that you didn't learn in history class!
"If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter."
- George Washington
Meeting point address: 300 King Street, Alexandria VA
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
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September 17th 2023
"The Dana (tour guide) was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We had a lot of fun!"
September 17th 2023
"nick was very nice and informative. he did a excellent job!"
September 14th 2023
"Dana was a fantastic guide!! I loved hearing her tell us the stories of Alexandria. She was very ani ... "
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This tour is a walking tour.
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