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New York City to Alexandria (Virginia) drive

driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

New York City to Alexandria (Virginia) road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from New York City to Alexandria (Virginia). If you're planning a road trip to Alexandria (Virginia), you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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9:00 am  start in New York City
drive for about 1.5 hours

10:16 am  Princeton (New Jersey)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:16 am
drive for about 52 minutes

12:09 pm  Old City
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:09 pm
drive for about 40 minutes

1:49 pm  Wilmington (Delaware)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:49 pm
drive for about 46 minutes

3:35 pm  Aberdeen (Maryland)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:35 pm
drive for about 40 minutes

5:15 pm  Baltimore
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:15 pm
drive for about 58 minutes

7:13 pm  Washington, DC
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 9:13 pm
drive for about 15 minutes

9:28 pm  arrive in Alexandria (Virginia)
stay at JW Marriott Hotel

driving ≈ 5.5 hours


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Where should I stop along the way?

Princeton (New Jersey)  (8 answers)
    restaurants around Princeton (New Jersey):
        Nassau Inn
    questions about Princeton (New Jersey):
        What is your favorite restaurant in Princeton (New Jersey)?
        What's the best neighborhood in Princeton (New Jersey) for a first time visitor?

Old City  (11 mentions)

Wilmington (Delaware)  (7 answers)

Aberdeen (Maryland)  (2 answers)
    questions about Aberdeen (Maryland):
        Where is a safe place to spend the night

Baltimore  (54 answers)
    Fells Point  (11 mentions)
    Inner Harbor  (7 mentions)
    Lexington Market  (4 mentions)
    Canton  (4 mentions)
    The Helmand  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Baltimore:
        G&M Restaurant and Lounge
        Faidley's Seafood & Fresh Fish Market
        Phillips Seafood
        The Abbey Burger Bistro
        Max's Taphouse
    questions about Baltimore:
        Best place to get seafood and crab cakes in Baltimore?
        Best free things to do in Baltimore?
        Authentic, non-chain restaurant for dinner with a child (with a well-refined palate) near the Inner Harbor?
        Family-friendly seafood restaurant
        What is your favorite restaurant in Baltimore?

Washington, DC  (179 answers)
    National Mall  (30 mentions)
    National Air and Space Museum  (29 mentions)
    Washington Monument  (25 mentions)
    Museum of Natural History  (23 mentions)
    Lincoln Memorial  (22 mentions)
    National Gallery of Art  (19 mentions)
    restaurants around Washington, DC:
        Mitsitam Cafe
        Founding Farmers
        Rose's Luxury
        Pavilion Café
    hotels around Washington, DC:
        JW Marriott Hotel
        Hotel Palomar Washington DC
        The Willard
        Hotel Monaco Alexandria
        W Washington DC
    questions about Washington, DC:
        Best hotel near museums
        Best free things to do in Washington, DC?
        Fun free things to do in D.C.?
        Getting from Union Station to National Mall?
        How to make the most of three days in DC


Where's the best place to stay in Alexandria (Virginia)?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Alexandria (Virginia).

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out JW Marriott Hotel, which was mentioned 5 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

The Willard  (3 mentions)
W Washington DC  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Alexandria (Virginia)? Click the blue button below.




Where's the best place to eat in Alexandria (Virginia)?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Mitsitam Cafe, which was mentioned 10 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Founding Farmers  (9 mentions)
Rose's Luxury  (9 mentions)
Pavilion Café  (8 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Alexandria (Virginia)? Click the blue button below.




What are some things to do in Alexandria (Virginia)?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

National Mall  (30 mentions)
Washington Monument  (25 mentions)
Lincoln Memorial  (22 mentions)
National Gallery of Art  (19 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Alexandria (Virginia). Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Alexandria (Virginia) for a first time visitor?  (4 answers)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Alexandria (Virginia) to New York City drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of New York City? Try searching for places within 4 hours of New York City.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from New York City to Alexandria (Virginia). Or get a full New York City to Alexandria (Virginia) flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know New York City well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about New York City!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 233 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 50 minutes
622 New York City travel answers
8 Princeton (New Jersey) travel answers
7 Wilmington (Delaware) travel answers
2 Aberdeen (Maryland) travel answers
54 Baltimore travel answers
179 Washington, DC travel answers
22 Alexandria (Virginia) travel answers





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