Alexandria Virginia which is located in Northern Virginia is an independent city that is thriving mostly due to its proximity to Washington DC. You will find plenty of points of interests and things to do in Alexandria. There are plenty of historical landmarks such as the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. Located within the city of Alexandria is Old Town. Being the oldest section of Alexandria VA, Old Town consists of historic town houses, art galleries, antique shops, and restaurants. Old Town Alexandria is own of the must see places in Northern Virginia. Whether you are looking to enjoy the nightlife in Alexandria, a quite dining out experience or sightseeing through the city's history, there is something for you.