9 Sweet Spots That'll Make You Love Del Ray

Cuter than Shirlington but not quite as aggressively quaint as Old Town, Del Ray is one of those rare Northern Virginia neighborhoods that doesn't feel too cookie-cutter. A historic hidden gem of a 'hood, Del Ray is full of gorgeous old houses, great indie shops, and delicious eats. Plus, the denizens of this friendly community are passionate about maintaining the laid-back Main Street vibe that makes it so special.
So, whether you're looking to explore a new-to-you slice of the DMV or you're a longtime fan of its unique charm, you'll want to take a stroll down Mount Vernon Avenue with our cheat sheet in hand.