Where to Shop around The Westin Alexandria
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Founded in 1749, Alexandria has seen its fair share of history, as a big tobacco trading post, an occupied city in the South during the Civil War, and now a hip suburb of Washington, D.C. Just nine miles from D.C., Alexandria is a great place to play, shop, and eat.
2411 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301, USA
Located a short drive from Old Town in the lively Del Ray neighborhood Cheesetique is a temple to all things cheese.. Not to miss is their gooey, melty mac ‘n’ cheese; ranked as one of the best in the country by none other than Food & Wine...
105 N Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
As you walk along the waterfront, it will immediately catch your eye—a large, Art Deco building with an unusual name: the Torpedo Factory. Once actually home to a factory that produced torpedoes for WWII, it has since been taken over by painters,...
108 N Patrick St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Pretty People Vintage is a one-stop shop for finding unique clothing, jewelry, and accessories in Old Town. Owner Annie Lee curates her collection with wearable pieces that can easily be incorporated into the modern woman's wardrobe. Throughout...
127 S Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Located down a quiet side street off of Old Town’s main drag, the Shoe Hive is the local answer to the chain stores that have popped up along King Street. Filled with shoes for every imaginable occasion, women, you’ve been warned: you can spend a...
117 S Columbus St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Vintage Mirage in Old Town Alexandria offers a surprisingly wide range of upscale vintage (some of which dates to the 19th century), and is the personal project of former Manhattanite Elinor Coleman. The collection of clothing, jewelry, and...
301 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Whenever I'm traveling, I love to spend Saturday morning exploring a local farmers market. You can also find lots of locals there, shopping for their weekly produce, and it's also a great place to sample food from local restaurants. Every Saturday...
104 S Union St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
You won't find any cheesy FBI t-shirts here, which is why this store is popular with locals and visitors. Locals flock here for their great selection of Virginia wine (my favorites come from the Little Washington Vineyard and Afton Mountain...
2772 S Arlington Mill Dr, Arlington, VA 22206, USA
Established in 2000, Dogma is a one-stop canine shop that carries unique items for man's best friend. You'll find a wide selection of chew toys, leashes, beds, and collars, but the real draw is the bakery. Treats and cookies like "Snicker Poodles"...
Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202, USA
On Tuesday afternoons, the concrete path between 18th and 20th streets and Crystal Drive hosts a lively FreshFarm farmers' market. Your senses will be pleasantly overwhelmed by the colorful stalls that sell seasonal produce, farm-raised eggs,...
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