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George Washington's Footsteps in Alexandria

Location Marker Alexandria, VA
Review Star 4.5 (30)
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Travel Back in Time!

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!"

What Is Our Alexandria History Tour About?

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.

What You Will See On This Tour

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.

  • Visit the city's pride and joy: George Washington's Townhome!
  • Learn the stories behind one of Alexandria's most influential families at the Ramsay House
  • Witness one of America's oldest banks!
  • Explore the immersive history of America's oldest farmer's market at Market Square 
  • And many more...

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



Additional Info

Meeting point address: 300 King Street, Alexandria VA

Duration: Approximately 2 hours

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July 1st 2022

"Had a really fun time visiting the Carlyle House, lots of history behind some of these mansions left ... "

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Important Information

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No need to print anything out. Just show up, and the tour guide will mark you present! Please save your email confirmation handy on your phone for reference.

Walking Tour

This tour is a walking tour.

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