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Address: Alexandria, VA
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Great place for a date or to bring your family

A pleasant place to spend a morning, afternoon or evening with a good balance of shops both touristy and actually useful, restaurants, a park, and in general interesting things to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Alexandria, Virginia

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Alexandria, Virginia
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

A pleasant place to spend a morning, afternoon or evening with a good balance of shops both touristy and actually useful, restaurants, a park, and in general interesting things to look at while you wander around with your ice cream.

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Euclid, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Well kept grounds to walk around the waterfront. Nice hotel and marina to look at. Locals walk their dogs and are friendly to tourists.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

the best part of old town. though i live in the general area, i still appreciate the glorious nature of the waterfront

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Couples walk along a small boardwalk on the water with a variety of street performers, opera singers and visual artists.

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Whether you want to walk down King Street and browse the local shops or sit on a bench at the waterfront, this is a beautiful area to visit. I lived a few miles from here and Sunday afternoons were great here. There's a park close to the waterfront and there is always something going on there and the art museum... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

a lot or history is in Old Town, and the restaurants is worth standing in line for. nice town to take great pictures you can see the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and take a water taxi to the Washington Harbor Charley D

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Pennington Gap, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed walking around the water front and people watching. There was a lot of street performers such as dancers and comedians on the walkway. Something to do on a Sunday Afternoon.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The Ole Town Waterfront is a great area to spend the evening or to take one of the boats to the National Harbor or even a baseball game. there are many bars right on the water and it was very enjoyable to have a glass of wine and just relax while watching the air and sea traffic coming on and... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We visited the Old Town Waterfront on the Fourth of July weekend and it was beautiful. Blackwall Hitch is a great place to sit outside and have a drink on the River and do some people watching as well. Definitely recommend for the view and the expererience.

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A great place to just sit, look out on the water, enjoy, and and relax. A TON of places very nearby for micro brewed beer, coffee, ice cream or shopping. Frankly, I just like sitting and people-watching and water-watching....

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Address: Alexandria, VA
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria

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