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High Street Historic District

Camden, ME
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Ranked #5 of 14 attractions in Camden
Type: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods
Owner description: Added to the National Registry of Historic Places in 1989, Camden's official historic district comprises fifty-eight buildings on High Street between... more » Owner description: Added to the National Registry of Historic Places in 1989, Camden's official historic district comprises fifty-eight buildings on High Street between Main Street and Sherman Point Road. « less
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Westlake Village, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

There are so many beautiful details to see on High Street, be sure that you walk so you can pause to enjoy the gorgeous flower beds, the details of the historic homes, go early to hear the birds!

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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242 reviews 242 reviews
59 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Lovely shops & great restaurants in a quaint historical town. Easy walking & very interesting. We chose to stay right in town so that we could easily stroll everywhere. Good choice -- we highly recommend it for the scenery & convenience!

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New York City, New York
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115 reviews 115 reviews
43 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a really cute little town with an amazing view of the harbor from the park. The park/amphitheater were the highlights for me! The town is definitely worth a walk through. Shops are cute but very pricey - which seems to be the way in these little towns.

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Monkton, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Never intended to boost the local economy personally but we kept finding shops with cool clothing and gifts and knick-knacks. Ended up having to buy another piece of luggage in order to haul all the stuff home.

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Titusville
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1,092 reviews 1,092 reviews
763 attraction reviews
812 helpful votes 812 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Whenever folks ask me where they should visit in Maine if their time is limited, I suggest Camden and Arcadia. The Historic District offers an entire view of what Camden has to offer the visitor. Shops, beautiful picturesque harbor views, monuments, church steeples, and restaurants. The park has plenty of benches to sit and take in the view. Traffic is... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Camden has a small, compact downtown area, very walkable. Lots of interesting shops and, of course, The Owl and Turtle Book Shop which is always fun to browse.

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Orono, ME
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103 reviews 103 reviews
28 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

There are great shops and sights all gathered together in a small area. A nice spot to take a walk and enjoy the scenery.

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Venice, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
18 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Yes I am in tow! But that is how it works with us. Plenty of shops and we visited many. Right on wharf and get view from many different locations.

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Reading, Massachusetts
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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

High Street and the connecting streets are charming and entertaining. Plenty of restaurants to choose from.

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Unique stores and friendly staff, The old buildings, the stream running through, the little foot bridge with it's beautiful flowers

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