Best Downtown – Old Town Alexandria. Loaded with history, but balanced with modern fun, Alexandria was named one of Livability.com’s top 10 choices for best downtowns around the country. Located on the Potomac, just 6 miles from Washington, D.C., Alexandria offer a beautiful historic district, museums, theaters and shopping. It was also named one of Livability.com’s Best Cities for Foodies in 2013.
Colonial Williamsburg "Colonial Williamsburg is trying to bring its visitors face to face with the internal conflicts and contradictions of the Revolutionary War era and their ripple effects across politics and society today." http://www.salon.com/2013/04/07/colonial_williamsburg_where_the_tea_party_gets_schooled/ 156520_10151414142384576_1529228244_n.jpg (671×960)
Tucker constructed Williamsburg's first bathroom Tucker is better known for editing Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England (Philadelphia, 1803) to put them in an American context. He also is credited with the construction of Williamsburg's first bathroom: he converted his backyard dairy house and installed in it a copper bathtub into which heated water was piped. The tub had a drain, a novelty at the time.
Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Movie theater with a bar and full kitchen, so you can order dinner (inspired by the film you are about to see). Gives whole new meaning to "Dinner and a Movie." I know where I'll be going the next time we visit NY!