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Oakwood Historic District

Chapel Hill, NC
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Ranked #18 of 19 Attractions in Chapel Hill
Type: Neighborhoods
Most recent review
- May 27, 2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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99 reviews 99 reviews
53 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

The homes a vintage 1930's to 1950's houses for the most part but have been brought up to date and refurbished by the home buyers. People that live in Oakwood are often creative and artistic.

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Dunedin, Florida
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90 reviews 90 reviews
25 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Some beautiful older homes but not truly an attraction unless it was organized as the one reviewer mentions with the Christmas Parade of Home or if there were a brochure with some history and some fact and figures. It was a nice walk, just wish I had learned more.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

There's a bunch of houses, a sandwhich shop.. Lame. Sandwhiches are good. I'll give them that, I can never figure out when they are open.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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92 reviews 92 reviews
36 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

I love to just ride around this part of town. The old historic homes are so beautiful and being here brings back memories of my childhood when I lived nearby. I wish I had bought a home here years ago before it became so expensive to own here. The homeowners take great pride in their homes. Just love this neighborhood.

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Raleigh, NC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
4 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

I try to go to the annual candle light tour of restored homes decorated for the Holidays. Very pleasant.

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Raleigh
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

Christmas Tour of Homes was great. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes.

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Apex
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

If you have dogs, check out the oakwood dog park. Then stop by Krispy Kreme, grab some snacks and walk around historic oakwood. The houses are a great mix of different styles from the late 1800's on up. Many have been modernized on the inside, but they still look great on the outside.

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