Old Town might not sound like the hip, cool place to bring a wild and curious bunch of kids. But, it’s just that…and more! From kid-friendly farmer’s markets to consignment shops galore, there are so many hot spots in this Alexandria, Virginia enclave that you’ll need to make multiple trips just to soak it all in. Here’s where to get started.


This cute little shop located on a quaint side street in Old Town stocks super unique gift items (think: cheeky mugs, statement mini planters, and interesting jewelry) for the hardest-to-shop-for on your list.

107 N Fairfaix St., (Alexandria, Va)

Are there any secret spots in Old Town that we should know about? Tell us in the comments section below. 

—Hilary Riedemann and Ayren Jackson-Cannady