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Old Town

Fredericksburg, VA
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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English first
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We were treated rudely by the Asian owner. The place is way over rated. So many better options in town, and a lot less expensive. This place is crowded and not romantic or relaxed. Better food and service elsewhere in town, Avoid.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
41 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

A quaint peaceful place to visit. Start with the Trolley Tour which shows you all the main attractions and with a knowledgeable and humerous guide is an hour well spent. Then tou can wander around at your own pace either on foot or by car, but watch the one way system. Some of the attrctions charge an entrance fee but... More

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Monroe, CT
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Nice place to walk around, browse the shops and grab something to eat. A lot of historic architecture to look at. More antique shops and malls than you can count. Many nice shops and restaurants. Worth spending a relaxed day browsing.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

While visiting some Civil War battle areas, we spent 2 nights in Old Town Fredericksburg. This is a very people friendly area to walk and see the stores to shop and many places to eat. Really something for everyone. The entire time we were there, we felt super safe because there was always somebody out and about. There never was... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

These are unique and offer a myriad of items from clothing to antiques...and ice cream :-)..the trolley tour gives you the highlights of the shopping area..and it is easily reached on foot.

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Corona, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My friend and I spent a few hours walking through the heart of Old Town. Quite a few nice shops to browse around. The business owners are friendly. Nice residential homes intermixed between the shops. Easy parking along any of the parallel streets. A nice way to spend a lazy afternoon.

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Niagara Falls
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251 reviews 251 reviews
153 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Go downtown and walk the historic section. There are many buildings, churches, cemeteries and landmarks to visit. This is a must do item on any trip to this area.

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Aberdeen, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great for walking the old streets, seeing old buildings, liked the quaint stores and shops. Did not dislike anything.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
63 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Parking was fine; even a few spaces on the streets, but limited to 2 hours except Sunday. Similar in character to Alexandria outside DC, but much less commercial. Several buildins well worth spending time visiting, specialised local shops, a pleasant walk on several streets, including residential areas between sights. The kind of town that would be attractive as a home,... More

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Quaint and small. It seemed most stores were closed by 4 or 5 o'clock, one place that is a must visit for book lovers is Riverby Books. Fantastic used book store.

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