• Sep
    • 17
    • 2015

A Shadow, or Something Else…?

Thanks to a couple of our local ghost tourists, we can all have trouble falling asleep tonight!

Recent local residents enjoyed a tour and all seemed well. However, upon arriving home, this ghostly shadow greeted them! What do you think? Are these shadows reflected by headlights, or is it a ghostly dog who followed them home?

Sweet dreams!

Creepy Dog Shadow

Is this a canine spirit in Alexandria?

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    • Aug
    • 20
    • 2015

Announcing: 10% Off Kilwins with Ghost Tour Purchase

10 Percent Off Kilwins with Ghost Tour Purchase

10% Off Kilwins Alexandria

The deal just got sweeter. Now, when you purchase a ticket for Alexandria’s Original Ghost and Graveyard Tour, you will receive 10% off any purchase at Kilwins Alexandria (212 King Street). From caramel apples to fudge and peanut brittle to ice cream, Kilwins has a little bit of something for every sweet tooth! Be sure to save the sticker you will receive when you arrive for your tour, or your Alexandria Colonial Tours receipt, to show at the register to enjoy your discount. Scary stories and sweet treats. What a perfect combination. Enjoy!

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    • Jul
    • 07
    • 2015

Captain’s Row in Old Town Alexandria

Captain's Row Old Town

Captain’s Row in Old Town Alexandria

Captain’s Row is quite the famous street in Old Town Alexandria. The cobblestones serve as a great reminder of the history of the town. Tourists and locals alike enjoy the chance to take a glimpse, a stroll, or sometimes, even a very bumpy car ride down the road. Captain’s Row is also a very well known location for couples interested in taking engagement or wedding day photos.

But, did you know that there’s a fascinating history behind Captain’s Row? A history that adds an interesting layer of meaning to this popular romantic photo scenic spot? Join us on a tour to learn the interesting tale of Captain’s Row, and the more recent ghost stories that are still experienced to this day. Ask for the Southern route!Read More →
    • Jun
    • 03
    • 2015

BEST OF NOVA: BEST GHOST TOUR 2015

Best Ghost Tour 2015

Best of NOVA 2015

Alexandria Colonial Tours is thrilled to announce we have been named Best Ghost Tour in the Best of NOVA 2015 issue of Northern Virginia Magazine!

Best Ghost Tour 2015

Best Ghost Tour 2015

We are especially excited to learn that we received this honor through the votes of many readers of the magazine and Northern Virginia residents. We look forward to keeping the history and mystery alive on the streets of Old Town Alexandria!

Congratulations to the other Alexandria businesses named in the issue:

The Birchmere
The Torpedo Factory
Rustico
Anchor Landscape Services
Mister Rogers Electric
Hank’s Oyster Bar
Cheesetique
Restaurant Eve
The Dairy Godmother
Xtend Barre Old Town
Pure Aesthetica
Hotel Monaco’s Yappy Hour
Dogtopia
Blue Mercury
She’s Unique
Lululemon Athletica
Sur La Table
Evolution Home
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    • May
    • 27
    • 2015

Private Tours of Old Town Alexandria for Large Groups

Did you know you can take a ghost tour, or other specialty tour, of Old Town Alexandria Virginia, even if you’re traveling with a large group? We love working with you to make your trip fun and memorable, whether you’re traveling with 15-500+!
Tour of Old Town Alexandria VA

We love touring with groups both large and small!

Call 703-519-1749 or email us at tours@alexcolonialtours.com to organize a special private tour for your group. We look forward to scaring seeing you!Read More →