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Historic Centertown Bedford

108 East Main Street, 2nd Floor, Bedford, VA 24523
540-586-2148
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Ranked #5 of 11 Attractions in Bedford
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods
Owner description: Over thirty shops, restaurants, galleries, and historic sites within a five block area. Part of the Bedford National Historic District. Walking Tour... more » Owner description: Over thirty shops, restaurants, galleries, and historic sites within a five block area. Part of the Bedford National Historic District. Walking Tour brochure available. « less
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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is a small town with interesting shops. There is free parking and everything is within walking distance. I spend a couple of hours there every time I am in the area.

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Dayton, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Beford is a nice little town. Not a lot to see, but if you like antiques there are a few shops with quite a large selection. The day were were there (Monday) most of the artisan shops were closed, so can't really review those. The Town Kitchen Bistro is wonderful - a must for breakfast or lunch. I would give... More

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Gordonville, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great Museum, you can read about the south, and look at the artifacts, very interesting, and just around the corner is is a shop with know name but the artist is Names Micheal Johnson Really worth going into.

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washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

After reading some reviews we wanted to stop and take a look. Cute but was not worth getting out of the car for. There was not much to see or do.

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Bedford, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Love the feel that you have stepped back in time. I just wish they had more stores with current merchandise, like gift shops with local items and clothing stores and not so many antique stores.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Welcoming and lovely, I felt at home when folks stopped to chat. The quaint buildings gave me a lost-in-time sense which was perfect for my visit.

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Bedford, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Historic Centertown Bedford has many antique shops and small locally owned restaurants. The shops are wonderful to browse through & the variety of restaurants should please all visitors. On Tuesdays from 3:00 - 7:00 pm the town hosts "Tasty Tuesday" - local vendors sell homemade cakes, breads, chocolate snacks, homemade ice creams, fresh produce & homemade jams & jellies. The... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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34 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Several buildings had booths of used\antiques that were nice for browsing. They were ok (1 building was deceptively large) but as with anything like this, it depends on what you are looking for. My wife enjoyed it more than I did. We purchased only 1 item.

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Staunton, VA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

This is just a special little town set below a lovely mountain range. Go any time of year . . . and just enjoy eating downtown and walking around looking into shops, etc.

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Amherst, Virginia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
31 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Centertown Bedford is loaded with small local shops, and restaurants. A very nice place to stroll around and kill a few hours, and grab something to eat.

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