Welcome to the homepage for Discover Alexandria walking tours. We offer private and regularly scheduled tours in historic Old Town, Alexandria.

To reserve your spot for a regularly scheduled or private tour, just email discoveralexandria@gmail.com or purchase tickets online in advance. Reservations for regularly scheduled tours are not mandatory, but are encouraged during peak season (May-October, especially long weekends).

*Regularly scheduled tours are $12.00 per adult, $10.00 for military, veterans, students, and seniors, $5.00 for children.

*Private tours cost $20.00 per person ($8.00 for children), please email us to work out a time. You can choose from any of our offered tours, or ask us to customize something for your group. Discounts are offered for groups over 12. Private tours leave from Market Square.


Descriptions and calendars of our monthly tours are below




There are several tour options we offer that are not on all the monthly schedules. These include-

  • Virginia is for Runners: A 3 mile running tour that takes you to Old Town’s best hidden historical spots.
  • Women of Civil War Alexandria: Offered in partnership with the National Women’s History Museum, this tour takes you through the Civil War in Alexandria by following the lives and work of the city’s leading women.
  • Historical Cemetery Walking Tour:¬†Enjoy a guided tour through several of Alexandria’s historic cemeteries. Learn about Alexandria’s famous residents, including those who fought in the Revolutionary War, Mexican War, and Civil War. (Leaves from a different location- the corner of Wilkes St and S. Payne St)
  • Sweet History: A historical walking tour that takes you beyond King Street and explores Old Town’s best dessert stops.

For more information, please call 774-641-9006.