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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Activities: Dining, Walking
Description: Cozy restaurants and bars line the street in "romantic zone."

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Great shops and art work.

There is a gallery walk on Basilio Badillo. Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm. Galleria Dante at 269 Basilio Badillo is a must see! I think Trois Restaurant has a fixed price dinner... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Freddie S
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

There is a gallery walk on Basilio Badillo. Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm. Galleria Dante at 269 Basilio Badillo is a must see! I think Trois Restaurant has a fixed price dinner which includes the gallery walk after.

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Redondo Beach, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

I had a great time walking and seeing the beautiful old buildings. Our tour guide from the "City Tour and Tequila Tasting", Jesus/Chui, was fantastic. Walking here and seeing all the sites is a great way to get the vibe of the area.

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Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Right in the middle of everything. Restaurants, bars and shops everywhere. A different place every night (if you want). So easy to walk around. I wouldn't stay in any other part of town.

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Edmonton
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Take some time away from the beach and sunbathing and explore this part of Puerto Vallarta. Go up and down some of the back streets....shop where the locals go, eat some authentic tacos from one of the shops and top it off with an ice cream cone some place. Head up on the steep cobblestone streets and enjoy the views... More 

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Langley City, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
32 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

More genuine Mexican. Bit grungy, but people are friendly. Stores are everywhere. Bargain with any vendor. Better drinks. Less plastic feeling. There are more local people hanging around and they are happy to direct you to places or give direction. Never had a problem with English communication. This place is not too big, so navigating it is not hard. Take... More 

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Los Altos, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is a well known area in the old part of Puerto Vallarta. Put on your tennis shoes, bring a bag for shopping treasures and take your time poking around the blocks to discover unique treasures and adventures. During high season, the South Side Shuffle goes on every other Friday night, which is a fun way to explore the nicest... More 

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Burns Lake, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were staying in this area and had fun exploring all the road and lane ways. In doing so we discovered great places to see. Well worth spending the day exploring this area.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Love being in a condo south of the Rio Cuale. A lot of expats are there, no discos, very safe, wonderful access to fresh fruit market, and a taxi-ride to do a complete re-stock at Costco, Walmart etc. The Plaza Lazaro Cardenas has morning zumba lessons, and weekend events like markets or cultural displays of dancing. Restaurants and silver stores... More 

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Berkeley, CA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This area is overrun by zillions of tourists crawling on every street. All you hear is English being spoken, people being loud and the prices in the stores reflect that people will pay a lot for just about anything. We prefer a more authentic cultural experience when in Mexico, so this area was a drag to us. Luckily, we ventured... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

take bus to zoo stop and walk through town. Thats half the experience for new travelers. Very safe to walk and chat and take pictures. Once you get to the zoo they give you food to feed everything for 150 pesos and then try to get you to pet monkeys and tigers for 50.00 dollars. No thanks. The zoo is... More 

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