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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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Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

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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252 reviews 252 reviews
153 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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144 reviews 144 reviews
60 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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109 reviews 109 reviews
52 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

After spending a good portion of the morning visiting the nearby Civil War battlefields, our teenage daughters were ready for a little shopping, so we enjoyed a stroll here in Old Town, visiting several antique and gift shops, and enjoying a coffee break at Hyperion Espresso and lunch at Vivify Burger (rooftop dining). Their favorite shop was Dog Krazy where... More

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chesapeake, va
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We came to Old Town mostly to see the antique shoppes. We were disappointed till we found the Fredericksburg Antique mall. There was a variety of items that were reasonably priced that came home with me. I would also recommend The Cat Closet if you are a cat lover. We did not eat here but there were many places available... More

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Locust Grove, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Sights you can see. 1. The battle of Fredericksburg. Stop at the battlefield visitor center and pick up the Auto Tour. Best way to see all the sites and stories that go with it. With stops at Chatham Manor, Kenmore Plantation, Mary Ball Washingtons final resting place. Many more 2. Ferry Farm. Childhood home of George Washington. 3. Union and... More

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Pottstown
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Old town is loaded with great places to shop and eat and search for antiques. The history is fantastic. Many beautiful churches and historic landmarks to visit. Shaded streets add to the charm.

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