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Address: , Alexandria, VA 22314
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Quaint old seaport section of Alexandria on the National Register of...
Quaint old seaport section of Alexandria on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Lot's of trendy restaurants and shops in old suburban DC. Antique Stores and the usual retail operations line the streets in this old, historic town. A bedroom community for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Lot's of trendy restaurants and shops in old suburban DC. Antique Stores and the usual retail operations line the streets in this old, historic town. A bedroom community for the nation's capital, you will find most anything you want to eat or buy here. A great place to browse and relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We came to Old Town for a wedding and were pleasantly surprised by the wonderful shopping opportunities we found. Lots of quaint shops that are prepared to mail your purchases home, some at no extra charge. We also found some delightful small restaurants.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Make time in your visit to DC for a night at Old Town Alexandria. You can come by car, although I would recommend coming across the Potomac by water taxi from Washington Harbour. Restaurants, cafes, home made ice cream parlors, live music. Te main street is always full of visitors. Great place to relax and enjoy.

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Warren, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is a very historical place, but we were very disappointed when we visited. It was on a Monday, and we were informed once we got there that lots of things are closed on Monday. As we walked the streets we could not figure out what the appeal was. Later in the week as we walked up from the waterfront... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Old Town is super cute! They even have cobblestone sidewalks. There are a ton of great shops, ice cream parlors and restaurants to suit almost anyone's taste. You can easily spend the day shopping, eating and sightseeing. There is a free trolley that comes every 15 minutes and stops every two blocks or by request. This was very convenient for... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Great, walkable town. Tons of shops, restaurants, and parks. Always activities for anyone to enjoy. I wish there was more parking and citywide wi-if, but still a great city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Plenty to see in this walking town. Great shops, great dining and views of the riverfront. Plenty of reasonably rates on paid parking garages all over make quick access to local areas.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I love this place I ussualy come there almost every evening after my shifts. Just walking around a few minutes.

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Saegertown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Old Town is a great place to visit with a great variety or restaurants, shops, street museums and artists all set in an historic neighborhood. It can be a bit pricey.

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Decent shopping and restaurants but not as nice as many other areas in Northern VA like Clarendon, Courthouse, Tyson's Corner.

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