Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon: Don’t Miss This Holiday Tradition Near The Wellington

Whether you’re looking to learn about national history or do a bit of holiday shopping, Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon has you covered. The annual event promises a spate of festive activities at President George Washington’s former residence, all inspired by the spirit of the season and of Washington himself. Buy your tickets online from…

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Join Some Friends From Your Crystal City Apartments at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens’ Winter Walk of Lights

The Meadowlark Botanical Gardens attract many guests in the spring when they’re in full bloom, but you might be surprised to learn that they draw an equally impressive crowd during the holiday season. That’s all thanks to the infusion of holiday cheer that comes with the arrival of the Winter Walk of Lights at Meadowlark…

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Bring a Big Appetite to Fairlington Pizza, a Locally Owned Eatery Near The Wellington

Authentic Italian pizza from a longtime local in the community is what you can expect when dining at Fairlington Pizza. The owner has been in the business of providing excellent pizza, subs, and other Italian fare to the community of Alexandria for many years. Diners rave about the friendly customer service here, but they also laud…

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Don’t Miss Fall Fun Days at Whitehall Farms, Just a Short Distance From The Wellington

Autumn is for pumpkin picking and hay rides. You’ll find both at the Fall Fun Days at Whitehall Farms, just moments from your Pentagon City apartment. The fall festival takes over the farm every weekend this October, offering extra activities as a complement to visiting the pumpkin patch for your jack-o-lantern’s canvas. Although admission is…

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Join Some Friends From The Wellington for Alexandria’s Original Ghost & Graveyard Tour

Let the flickering light of a lantern lead you on a perfectly spooky adventure this Halloween. Alexandria’s Original Ghost & Graveyard Tour is back for the season, heading out every weekend now through Halloween. Depending on the day, as many as three tours depart nightly from the meeting spot near Old Town Alexandria’s waterfront. They’re…

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Clever No-Carve Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin at Your Crystal City Apartment

If the mess of carving a jack-o’-lantern doesn’t really appeal to you, but having some fall fun does, try one of these alternatives to your traditional Halloween decoration. Nail polish pumpkins. Don’t have a fully stocked craft cabinet at your apartment in Crystal City? No problem! Nail polish pumpkins make use of beauty supplies you…

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