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Amelia Island Historic District

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Address: Amelia Island, FL

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Small Historical Harbor town with Southern Charm

Quaint walkable town with nice local shops and restaurants. Definitely worth a visit. Historical buildings with very friendly staff and locals. Beautiful sunsets at the harbor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Quaint walkable town with nice local shops and restaurants. Definitely worth a visit. Historical buildings with very friendly staff and locals. Beautiful sunsets at the harbor.

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Loudonville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Walking through the streets you'll feel as though you've been here before....especially if you've spent any time in one of the New England seaport towns. Quaint and lots to do for a full day of exploring. Bring your comfortable walking shoes and a street map or gps.

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The only thing that I didn't care for was the smoked fish dip that they brought out at the beginning of the meal. The shrimp are local and the food is excellent. I have some food allergies and they were very helpful and concerned. The best place that we eat at while in Amelia Island.

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Jupiter, Florida
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59 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Lots of restaurants, shops, bars. Right on the water. Great sunsets!! Wonderful local people. Easy to walk and get around, architecture is great. Small and quaint. First time for us and we loved it!!!

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Boston
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We were visiting St. Augustine and thought we should stop by as some reviewers have compared it favorably to Hilton Head, SC. I'm sure it has something to do with the timing, March, of our visit, it didn't feel much alive. The historic district covers the 8 blocks on the main street from the water which we covered it in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Historic Amelia Island has many things to offer. Great restaurants and bars with amazing food, a wonderful farmer's market every Saturday, great little shops and stores and many historical markers that make this district well worth a visit. There is something here for everyone.

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Titusville, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Lots to see and do. Great places to eat. Many of the stores are typical "tourist-type" shops but also some specialty shops with items generally not found in other places. Twisted Sisters has moved to a new location and you know you have to buy something there. Make sure to go to the Visitors Center and get the historical homes... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Plan to visit the town for a little shopping, ice cream, horse carriages, and history. Public restrooms are hard to find as is the visitor's center. Didn't spend much time there as a storm rolled through but it would be a great place to return to in the future.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Very unpleasant feeling coming from store associates. Very few hellos or greetings...If you don't want to greet us, I won't be purchasing anything. Very simple. I was warmly greeted in a shirt shop that sold various Amelia Island shirts and beach bags, and at one of the antique shops. Otherwise, not that much "friendly" going on. It was so unfortunate... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Historic downtown is a must see when visiting this area. It is absolutely beautiful. Unique houses circa the 1800's. Spanish moss laden trees, antique shops, a numerous amount of cafe's, art galleries, horse carriage rides, etc. You can't go wrong. My favorite place to visit in Florida. I love it here.

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