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Address: Charleston, SC
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Activities: Nightlife, Dining
Description: A section of Charleston where hotels, restaurants and nightlife are found.

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We didn't actually get to stop but we drove by a large home and garden fair going on and they also had street music. A lot of people so impossible to stop anywhere near by. Would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We didn't actually get to stop but we drove by a large home and garden fair going on and they also had street music. A lot of people so impossible to stop anywhere near by. Would plan to visit again and plan trip so parking would be easier.

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Summerville, SC
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193 reviews 193 reviews
39 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is a "park" in the middle of town, right by the busy shopping and eating district. As Upper King Street progresses, it will become more popular for a nice sit-down during your walking travels. There are many events held down there, including the SEWE, Food and Wine Festival, Fashion Show, etc.. Plenty of places to eat and drink within... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
24 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We visited Marion Square numerous times during a Dec visit to Charleston. We visited for the Christmas Decorations, to cross from Meeting St to the wonderful shops and restaurants on King, and we took in some of the events there on New Year`s Eve. We found the park to be safe, inviting and enjoyable. We saw some folks sleeping in... More 

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Charleston, SC
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Lots to do for the kids, lots of vendors with snack food, a great cover band playing everything very well- Soul Fish, and a huge Christmas Tree! Jumpcastles, face-painting, a neat petting zoo, arts and crafts to keep the little ones busy. Starbucks and a ton of great restaurants on King Street, etc. to grab food.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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306 reviews 306 reviews
56 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We recently walked through Marion Square during a weekend visit to Charleston. There was a nice market with local crafts and food. The food we tried was very good but stay away from deep fried peanuts....we should have known better.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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73 reviews 73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Walking through the city and this small Park. Very interesting to read the historical markers. Grab a coffee, sit down and people watch. Totally safe.

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Abingdon, Maryland
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229 reviews 229 reviews
136 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a beautiful square in the heart of a beautiful city. On Saturdays there is a very nice market. Right now, the park is decorated with a big Christmas tree in the middle (which you can walk through). There are also several little trees that have been decorated by the children of local elementary schools. Very cute and imaginative.... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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89 reviews 89 reviews
33 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Marion Square is located at the site of the old Citadel, downtown, in an important part of the penisula. This location is historically significant, as it represented the outer walls of defense during the seige of Charleston, several important meetings of the citizenry throughout several major crises, and was the parade ground for the military in a bygone age. Marion... More 

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Yorktown, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

An absolute great experience. I thank all the other contributors who suggested going on Saturdays. Amazing local produce and neat vendors. We purchased a neat photo collage from a local photographer. They had an amazing artist in the park who sang and played a keyboard. Had an amazing rendition of an Elton John Classic. The location is great the atmosphere... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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703 reviews 703 reviews
545 attraction reviews
403 helpful votes 403 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

benches come in handy for a rest when touring the city. Fountain and statues make for an attractive setting.

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