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Church Street Historic District

Mobile, AL
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Ranked #7 of 26 Attractions in Mobile
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Home to several beautiful 19th-century houses.
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Home to several beautiful 19th-century houses.
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Walt Disney World, Florida
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155 reviews 155 reviews
44 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Had such a great time driving around!!! It was amazing, it was like walking in to a movie set back in time. My wife and I are from FL and it made us want to move there. So nice lots of fun.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Just park the car and walk till your legs hurt or you fill up your sd card with pictures! If you like older architecture, you will love this place!

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Delray Beach, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We did our own driving tour of the historic downtown area and loved the beautifully preserved and maintained homes along Government Street and all the side streets. Just lovely,refined southern living!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Tons of shops and restaurants. They have parking lots where you can pay to park and then shop or eat at your leisure. There is not a lot of street parking - but the parking lots are in select locations where it makes it easy to get every where.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I adore history and architecture, this street is a gem! Lovingly mantained homes with huge Oak trees. I will certainly spend more time walking around on my next visit to Mobile.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Park your car and geab your walking stick or umbrella and witness these southern charmers lined up on Church Street.

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Tampa
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91 reviews 91 reviews
53 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is one of six historic districts in the city and worth a walk through to enjoy the homes and the amazing Oak Trees!

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Hickory, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

My wife and I wandered up and down Church street and were fascinated with the homes, live oak trees and the overall ambiance of the area. If you have the time, visit the graveyard and look at the old Headstones - a real sense of time passing

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Brier, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We really enjoyed walking down the street and learning about all the beautiful homes. There is some real diversity in architectural styles that just make it delightful. We got an excellent map at Fort Conde for this.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

There weren't too many people when we visited here or is it? We were cold and coughing so we decided to drive instead. We were however, did not have a hard time parking. We were able to see amazing and colonial houses, parks/fountains, and unusual vegetation in the park. I took few pictures but I haven't load it up to... More 

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