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Williamsburg

Brooklyn, NY
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$125*
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Best of Brooklyn Half-Day Food and Culture Tour
88%
Ranked #14 of 92 Attractions in Brooklyn
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Arts and crafts, Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Drinking
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Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Arts and crafts, Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Drinking
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Benzonia, Michigan, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We're a little late to the party here, but want to add our applause to this charming area. We bought very cool art on the street, checked out the wonderful cheese shop (the labels on the cheese are clever and hilarious) and really wished we had more time to spend there. Go for lunch and spend all afternoon!

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Roslyn, New York
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160 reviews 160 reviews
34 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My Grandfather settled here when he emigrated from Slovakia and raised a family including my Dad. It's nice to see how Williamsburg has been gentrified with chic stores and great little restaurants. I really love coming back to my family's old neighborhood.

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NYC
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67 reviews 67 reviews
6 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Trendy neighborhood with wonderful restaurants. Brooklyn Bowl is an awesome bowling alley with great food and stop off for traditional German food and a huge beer menu at Radegast Hall & Biergarten (make sure you have ID!!). Sample local chocolate at Mast Brothers, right by the Biergarten. Yummy!!

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Brooklyn, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Being a neighborhood, there are many parts to this area. There's the yuppies part, which is quite interesting with lots of places to hangout. Many bars. Then there's the Jewish area, which is so interesting. They definitely have great stores, and it's very entertaining.

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Columbus. Ohio
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133 reviews 133 reviews
21 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My son has lived in north Wmsburg, off and on, for the past 5 yrs. N. Bedford had a much greater range of shops and eateries 5 yrs ago; I'm told that the trendier part is now farther south. Still, there are lots of good places to have breakfast and dinner on and within a block of this strip. We... More 

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Rhode Island
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114 reviews 114 reviews
22 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a trendy neighborhood with a large number of young adults. Neighborhood is being re-vitalized and is taking shape nicely. Appeared to be a young, professional neighborhood with tons of energy. Think of neighborhoods around Harvard and Brown Universities.

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Hobart, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stayed in the area for 2 weeks. A little more expensive due to its trendiness and popularity. One subway stop from Manhattan. Street stalls on Saturday. The best coffee in NYC?

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

If you are looking for good examples of both, come to this now chic neighborhood. Do some planning first and you can wind up with a wonderful day of wandering shops and enjoying some excellent food.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Enjoyed a stroll through Williamsburg with my girlfriend in early November. The area included many blocks of trendy shops, book stores, corner coffee shops, and interesting things to see. We enjoyed the lovely Bedford Cheese Shop on North 4th Street and the stylish Goorin Brothers Hat Shop on North 7th Street. The area appeared safe despite the "urban art" and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

20 and 30 somethings in skinny legged jeans weren't particularly interesting or friendly. Prices were nearly up to those in Manhattan for lower quality.

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