Flying to Alexandria? The main airports in the area are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Potomac Airfield, College Park Airport. We recommend looking up how to get to your accommodation beforehand so that you can have a stress-free, comfortable trip. There are several universities local to Alexandria, such as Howard University, American University, The George Washington University. If you're a prospective student, find out which one offers the best course in your area of interest, and then look for a room nearby. There are plenty of great museums to visit in Alexandria such as United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, International Spy Museum, Crime Museum. With so many choices, you'll never be hard-pressed to find something that interests you. Bring a friend along and make a day out of it. Alexandria has great transport links: benefit from train services to thousands of destinations from the nearby Amtrak Station-WAS, Capitol South Station, Amtrak Station - ALX. The trains will take you to all major cities if you want to plan a getaway for the weekend.