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Guidebook for Alexandria

John

Guidebook for Alexandria

Arts & Culture
96
locals recommend
Hirshhorn Museum
Independence Avenue Southwest
96
locals recommend
19
locals recommend
The Birchmere
3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
19
locals recommend
Essentials
Yates Dry Cleaning
407 E Braddock Rd
Basics, convenient
ALDI
425 E Monroe Ave
Basics, convenient
exceptional produce an a variety of foods, fresh and otherwise.
22
locals recommend
Whole Foods Market
1700 Duke Street
22
locals recommend
exceptional produce an a variety of foods, fresh and otherwise.
This particular CVS is well stocked, clean and friendly. They also stock Self Lighting Firelogs for the outside fire pits around the house.
CVS
415 East Monroe Avenue
This particular CVS is well stocked, clean and friendly. They also stock Self Lighting Firelogs for the outside fire pits around the house.
This Walgreens has a broad assortment of Wines and Beer along with the usual beauty products and house cleaning essentials. A Notable service for they particular Walgreens, is that they can be designated as a Delivery Re-Direct for Luggage that has been lost be the airlines and is being delivered to my Guests. This way someone (Walgreens employee) can sign for the luggage from the delivery personnel and be picked up by the Guests at a time that fits their schedule.
Walgreens
1517 Mt Vernon Ave
This Walgreens has a broad assortment of Wines and Beer along with the usual beauty products and house cleaning essentials. A Notable service for they particular Walgreens, is that they can be designated as a Delivery Re-Direct for Luggage that has been lost be the airlines and is being delivered to my Guests. This way someone (Walgreens employee) can sign for the luggage from the delivery personnel and be picked up by the Guests at a time that fits their schedule.
Shopping
excellent resource for everything that you might need.
64
locals recommend
Fashion Centre at Pentagon City
1100 S Hayes St
64
locals recommend
excellent resource for everything that you might need.
Drinks & Nightlife
This is truly one of the great jazz night spots in the country. I recommend that you go their website to look at who is playing on any particular night. There are two shows a night 7PM and 10PM. Arrive early. It is 1st come seating.
31
locals recommend
Blues Alley Club
1073 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
31
locals recommend
This is truly one of the great jazz night spots in the country. I recommend that you go their website to look at who is playing on any particular night. There are two shows a night 7PM and 10PM. Arrive early. It is 1st come seating.
There is a large Movie Cineplex located at Potomac Yards which can be accessed by a slightly one walk or by bicycle. There are also numerous eating establishments in the shopping complex.
6
locals recommend
Potomac Yard
6
locals recommend
There is a large Movie Cineplex located at Potomac Yards which can be accessed by a slightly one walk or by bicycle. There are also numerous eating establishments in the shopping complex.
The U Street "Corridor is an extraordinary collection of bars, music venues, restaurants, and is accessible by the African American Civil War Memorial Metro Transit stop. If you are open to walking about and popping into a jazz club or a coffee house to spend a bit of relaxing time with young and old alike, this is a great location.
40
locals recommend
U Street Northwest
40
locals recommend
The U Street "Corridor is an extraordinary collection of bars, music venues, restaurants, and is accessible by the African American Civil War Memorial Metro Transit stop. If you are open to walking about and popping into a jazz club or a coffee house to spend a bit of relaxing time with young and old alike, this is a great location.
Getting Around
This is a Blue Line metro stop. I have a metro map in the office to assist you in navigating the Washington DC metro.
8
locals recommend
Braddock Rd Metro Station - Bay D
8
locals recommend
This is a Blue Line metro stop. I have a metro map in the office to assist you in navigating the Washington DC metro.
There are at-least 2 Capital Bikeshare stations within 2 blocks of the Cottage, in addition to the one noted on the map.
Capital Bikeshare Station
There are at-least 2 Capital Bikeshare stations within 2 blocks of the Cottage, in addition to the one noted on the map.
Parks & Nature
very peaceful park with nice views of the river and of Washington DC on the opposite Shoreline. There is a dedicated parking lot for this park. as well as an entry point to an exceptional Bike Path that takes you 20 miles in every direction.
81
locals recommend
Theodore Roosevelt Island
81
locals recommend
very peaceful park with nice views of the river and of Washington DC on the opposite Shoreline. There is a dedicated parking lot for this park. as well as an entry point to an exceptional Bike Path that takes you 20 miles in every direction.
Beautifully designed walking history lesson. This is particularly beautiful and Dramatic in the evening.
34
locals recommend
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
1850 West Basin Drive Southwest
34
locals recommend
Beautifully designed walking history lesson. This is particularly beautiful and Dramatic in the evening.
This is a beautiful walking/hiking trail that has something for everyone. It is best walked with hiking shoes as some of the sections are for moderate to advanced hikers. There are sections along the C&O Canal that can be walked comfortably in tennis shoes.
Billy Goat Trail C - North Parking Lot
Carderock
This is a beautiful walking/hiking trail that has something for everyone. It is best walked with hiking shoes as some of the sections are for moderate to advanced hikers. There are sections along the C&O Canal that can be walked comfortably in tennis shoes.
This memorial is truly an iconic location. The views of the National Mall, the Capitol and other memorials, such as the Jefferson Memorial are stunning. From this vantage point you can walk eat along the Mall and visit the Vietnam Memorial, The WWII memorial and the Washington Monument. Farther along your walk you can visit numerous Smithsonian Museums which wold appeal to every member of your family. The common denominator to all of this is Walking. This is an all day - and sometimes an all evening "Stroll". Wear very comfortable shoes.
119
locals recommend
Lincoln Memorial
2 Lincoln Memorial Circle Northwest
119
locals recommend
This memorial is truly an iconic location. The views of the National Mall, the Capitol and other memorials, such as the Jefferson Memorial are stunning. From this vantage point you can walk eat along the Mall and visit the Vietnam Memorial, The WWII memorial and the Washington Monument. Farther along your walk you can visit numerous Smithsonian Museums which wold appeal to every member of your family. The common denominator to all of this is Walking. This is an all day - and sometimes an all evening "Stroll". Wear very comfortable shoes.
Food Scene
family run creole restaurant. Great Food. Crawfish étouffée and Alligator Stew are my favorite.
7
locals recommend
RT's Restaurant
3804 Mount Vernon Avenue
7
locals recommend
family run creole restaurant. Great Food. Crawfish étouffée and Alligator Stew are my favorite.