Alexandria is the perfect city for a first-time visitor!

It is possible that you have heard about Alexandria however did you know it has been listed among the top cities across the U.S.? Travel + Leisure readers voted for Alexandria to make the list. Conde Nast Traveler named Alexandria as one of the top 3 Small Cities in America. The Morrison House hotel tied for fifth place among U.S. hotels. If you’ve never visited, you’re missing a great time.

Hotel Indigo

If you’re looking for an opportunity to escape for a weekend from Washington DC, consider stopping in Alexandria, Virginia. The city is lined with colonial-era buildings, and its dining scene has been praised nationally. Within 20 minutes you can visit the Smithsonian museums in D.C., and George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. Alexandria can be easily reached through Dulles International Airport. If you’re looking for an memorable vacation, consider staying at one of the Alexandria hotels.

Mansions from the past

Alexandria was chosen for the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards for having been included on the Conde Nast Traveler Best Small Cities List. The Travel + Leisure readers voted for Alexandria for this honor. as well as Morrison House tied for fifth place among the best U.S. hotels. Alexandria is ranked 11th on America’s most attractive Cities list. The city has leveraged ratings from national publications to advertise it as a popular tourist destination. However, the recent COVID-19 virus has taken its impact on the restaurants, lodging as well as retail industry. While hotel tax receipts have recovered somewhat, restaurant and lodging taxes dropped by 2021 as well as 2022.

Great food

Travel + Leisure’s annual Best Cities to Visit lists are based on reader ratings. Alexandria, Virginia, ranks 8th in the list for 2022. People who visited Alexandria credited the great cuisine as well as shopping and walks on the Potomac as some of the factors that prompted their high ratings. Williamsburg, Virginia was also included on the list. Williamsburg, which is listed as the 12th most visited town in the state of Virginia is an attractive destination for history buffs.

Hotel Waterfront

The United States’ most-read travel magazine, Travel + Leisure, has recently placed Alexandria eighth on its top 10 list of world-class cities to explore for the first time. Readers evaluated restaurants, hotels, landmarks, shopping, and overall worth. Alexandria, Virginia, was also named one of the America’s “Top 3 Small Cities” by Conde Nast Traveler. So it’s not a surprise that Alexandria has received such high scores for the first time in its history.

Private sailing lessons

Alexandria is a colonial town situated just 15 minutes out the city of Washington, D.C. You will be able to explore the city’s rich history by staying at the newly-opened Hotel Indigo. The rooms have water views. Hummingbird, an upscale restaurant that serves Cathal Armstrong’s menu, is a must. It has incredible views of the ocean. There are many popular eateries within the vicinity, such as Sugar Shack Donuts. The Hotel Indigo’s “Set Sail” package offers the option of upgrading to a King-water View room.

This article is contributed by Guestomatic.

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