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Alexandria VA


Alexandria, VA<br />

For CS members who live, work or travel in Alexandria City, Virginia. Alexandria is a colonial-era city which is older than Washington D.C. and located about 2 miles away...just across the river. George Washington lived down the road in his estate, Mount Vernon but went to church in Alexandria. Robert E. Lee was born and raised here. Alexandria is now a thriving mid-sized city showcasing colonial architecture with many beautiful cobblestone streets, shops, cafes, bike trails along the waterfront, and a vibrant arts community (see: http://www.alexandriacommissionforthearts.org/index.php)
also see: http://www.culturecapital.com/

Here is our homepage: http://www.ci.alexandria.va.us/
Here is our wikipage: http://wikitravel.org/en/Alexandria_%28Virginia%29
Here is our other wikipage: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Town_Alexandria#Old_Town

check it out! http://www.couchsurfing.org/tips.html

here is a calendar for you to check on Alexandria events!:

Getting to Alexandria via metro:
To get to Old Town Alexandria and the waterfront: take the metro to the yellow/blue line at the King Street metro stop. Walk directly east down King Street through the heart of the colonial district. The Potomac river and Torpedo Factory Arts Center is a pleasant ~1 mile walk from the metro. A free shuttle runs from the metro to the waterfront every 15 minutes.

To get to residential Rosemont and artsy Delray: http://www.thedelrayartisans.org/ take the metro to the yellow/blue at the Braddock Road stop. Walk down Braddock to Mount Vernon Avenue: right for Delray, left for Rosemont.
Delray is cooler: http://wikimapia.org/554721/Potomac-Del-Ray-Alexandria

To see TC Williams High School from the movie "Remember the Titans" take the King Street metro stop and walk up the hill on King Street for ~1 mile.

Safety tips for couchsurfing travelers: http://www.couchsurfing.com/tips_safety.html
great link for surfing tips! http://www.couchsurfing.org/tips.html
Please contact me in an emergency (NOT that you can't find a couch): dial 411 (or google 'directory assistance at&t') and give my name (Margaret and Brett Wohler)...they'll provide the phone number.

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*Margaret* *Margaret* moderator 08/20/2007
music_and_scuba music_and_scuba I do live here and needs to connect with the community 04/24/2013
Joseph MaltbyJoseph Maltby 11/16/2012
safiaJeesafiaJee 05/13/2013
Joshua EtimJoshua Etim I'm in the area during my travel tour of the U.S. 09/05/2012
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Alexandria Film Festival: Nov 7-10*Margaret*-  11/02/2013
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Happy Hour Tonight (Wed 24)Erin Brinton-  10/24/2012
Alexandria Film Festival 2012: Nov 16-18*Margaret*1  10/23/2012
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