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Address: Charleston, WV
Activities: Shopping, Canoeing
Description: Capitol Street runs through the historic and scenic shopping and dining...
Capitol Street runs through the historic and scenic shopping and dining area of Charleston.
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Great place for food, ice cream and some night life

Great food places all around, fantastic independent book store and ice cream shop all across the street from each other

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Barrington, Illinois
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Barrington, Illinois
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Great food places all around, fantastic independent book store and ice cream shop all across the street from each other

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Charleston
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

No visit to Charleston is complete without a walk down capital street at night. Great places to eat, from Black Bean Burrito to Pies and Pints to the Adelphia Sports Bar. When you want desert got to Ellen's Ice Cream...and if you want coffee and maybe a little music stop by Taylor Books!

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Arlington, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Charleston is a small city and there is only so much you can put on a street. Enjoyed the housing styles in the neighborhoods out Capitol Street

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Somehow it is difficult to review a street that was the social center of my teen age years and it's now a contrived urban space. Like many cities whose character has been destroyed by suburbanization, highways, or economic decline, Charleston struggles to save what was once a modest, but lively downtown. The buildings are fine, but unfortunately the tenants--a sports... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Very pretty street that is well lighted at night. Beautifully maintained / restored older buildings. Ate excellent pizza at Pies and Pints and then my daughter got ice cream at a shop across the street. We were first time visitors to Charleston from a much larger city and were impressed. It gave us a great impression of the city. Residents... More 

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MAYSVILLE, KENTUCKY
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

A sports bar where grape leaves and fried feta cheese are on the appetizer list as well as Greek wings! Or go next door for pizza and more beer choices than you can imagine. If sweet is your thing cross the street for homemade ice cream. A neat little area in downtown Charleston.

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Winfield, WV
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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

So much to see/do here. You can envision a busy Charleston, WV of the 1950's-60's. You don't want to miss this stroll down memory lane to a better time/place:)

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Jacksonville, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

If you are already visiting Charleston then this is a neat place to stop by and check out. However, I would make a special trip to Charleston to see this. It does have a nice charm and lots of shops.

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Spring Hill, WV
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

The art walk is so very nice and everyone is so hosp[iable-Tllens Ice Cream makes the best soup and a large variety of ice cream..

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Brooklin, Canada
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187 reviews 187 reviews
25 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

The drive along the stree and the highway on the other side of the river provide lovely views of the town and river.

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