Live in an eclectic shabby chic apartment in the center of old town Alexandria. Walk to King Street in 10 minutes where you can explore the George Washington's Masonic Temple, the waterfront, the Torpedo Factory, and Alexandria's local craft shops, restaurants, ice cream bars, and coffee houses. King street metro will take you into DC in 20 minutes to explore the Smithsonian or see a show in Chinatown. Blue and Yellow line- two stops from DCA airport. Drive to Mount Vernon or DC in 15 minutes.