Get an up-close look at the beauty and elegance of the region at the annual Historic Alexandria House and Garden Tour April 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The five-home tour includes residences that date back as far as 1770 and feature their unique architecture along with beautiful gardens and greenery. The five homes are located at 320 S. Fairfax, 226 S. Fairfax, 217 S. Fairfax, 207 S. Fairfax, and 116 Prince.
Also included in admission are a variety of other historic spots to explore in and around Alexandria. These include Carlyle House Historic Park, Lee-Fendal House Museum and Garden, American Horticultural Society at River Farm, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Green Spring Gardens, and Gunston Hall. Don’t forget to take advantage of the other attractions and restaurants throughout Alexandria as you enjoy the tour.
Advance tickets are available at the Alexandria Visitor Center at 221 King. St. for $40 per person. Same-day tickets are available for $45 at any of the homes on the tour and at the Alexandria Visitors Center. Single-site and group discount tickets also are available.
Hosted by the Hunting Creek Garden Club and the Garden Club of Alexandria, the home tour is part of the larger Garden Club of Virginia’s Historic Garden Week, an eight-day event (April 23-30) featuring more than 250 gardens, homes, and landmarks throughout Virginia.