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Old Town Waterfront

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Address: Alexandria, VA
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Delightful outdoor space

Recent improvements to the Alexandria waterfront in Old Town have made this a delightful place: many good restaurants nearby, the Torpedo Factory arts studios adjacent, and docks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Alexandria, VA

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Alexandria, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Recent improvements to the Alexandria waterfront in Old Town have made this a delightful place: many good restaurants nearby, the Torpedo Factory arts studios adjacent, and docks for water taxis to DC and National Harbor. The water taxi to the Nats baseball stadium is definitely the way to go: far less crowded than the metro, and a pleasant trip up... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The waterfront offers dining and relaxing, as well as water taxis and cruises to several locations along the Potomac. An old Torpedo Factory has been renovated into an arts center.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

You can now get a boat ride to National Harbor or to see a Nats game! A new seafood restaurant opened where the food court used to be... and there is a waterfront coffee shop now, too. Or just sit on a bench and watch life go by. It's a thriving, beautiful setting... enjoy!

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Deer Park, New York
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favorite places to go. The town itself is really pedestrian friendly, lots of shops, restaurant sect. You can rent a bike very I expensively, or walk. At the waters edge is a lovely art center with craftwork you must see, also available for purchase. It's very pretty, and I would recommend this waterfront area

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Sitting at a table outside a few feet away from the Potomac River (the best table in my opinion!) offering great views facing the National Harbor and the flight path to Ronald Reagan Airport. Also right opposite from The restaurant live music is performed. Now it is party time! The welcoming and attentive staff served a great Sangria as an... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Best views of the Potomac river and the National Harbor. Always bursting with locals and visitors. Great restaurants, artists showing their crafts, just lots of good energy all the time. A must visit!!

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Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is the perfect place to enjoy the river. You can watch planes land at Reagan airport. People watching is highly enjoyable. There are plenty of shops and restaurants nearby as well.

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Qaha city,Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The place is quite small but the view of the river is nice from there, you will enjoy the calmness and the quite atmosphere there. You can really relax there.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The sights and sounds make this one of my favorite spots in VA. Block off some time to explore before or after dining at one of the many delicious restaurants. Stop to hear street performers.

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Panama City, Panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you make it to Old Town Alexandria, please do not miss the opportunity to visit the Waterfront. You can walk around as artists draw caricatures, have dinner on a riverboat, visit the Torpedo Factory art center, or just enjoy the beautiful surroundings. An absolutely beautiful place!

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Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria

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