Across the Potomac River in Virginia sits a tiny gem of a city, Alexandria. Start your day exploring the shops on King Street in Old Town Alexandria. Local merchants include Bishop Boutique, Duchess M and An American in Paris.
When you've filled your shopping bags, head to the Lorien Spa and indulge in one of their signature services, like the Caviar Dreams facial.
Snag a table at Blackwall Hitch on the Alexandria waterfront. The new seafood restaurant pays tribute to the nearby Chesapeake Bay and features live music on Wednesday-Saturday evenings (and a Sunday jazz brunch).
Check in to the Hotel Monaco Alexandria. The King Street hotel's interior spaces were recently revamped. Rest easy after your adventurous day in Alexandria!
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