On your next trip to Alexandria, Virginia, make sure to consider employing our Alexandria car hire services as your main means of transportation through the city. Throughout its history the city has been part of the District of Colombia, a regional slave trading market, has been occupied and went through post-industrial woes, it’s seen a lot of history in a relative short span of time.
Considering its proximity to the nation’s capital, Alexandria is accessible from three main airports in the region, Ronald Reagan Washington Airport, Washington Dulles Airport and Baltimore-Washingtone International Thurgood Marshall Airport. You can also get here by rail, road and even metro, depending on where you’re coming from. Regardless of how you get here however, once in Alexandria you should consider our Alexandria car rental services in order to have a car at your disposal during your stay.
Alexandria features a historic center which is known as the “old town” and this is where most of the sights are concentrated.
This is where you can visit the George Washington Masonic Memorial, a monument built in the 1930′s and designed to look like the legendary Lighthouse at Alexandria. A very interesting visit especially for those interested in learning about Freemasonry.
The Torpedo Factory Art Center is a former World War I munitions depot which was then used to house the Nazi war archives after the end of World War II. The building has now been turned into a studio and learning center for local artists.
The Ice Well, this is a very interesting place to see as it gives a great insight into what life used to be like without one particular type of modern technology. Before refrigeration was invented, large blocks of ice were brought down the river and were stored here.
Christ Church Alexandria was the first church built in the city, boasting famous members like George Washington, George Mason and Robert E. Lee.
These are of course only a few of the things that you can see and do while in Alexandria so make sure to employ our Alexandria car hire services while on your trip there.