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“Boutique” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Old Town

Old Town
Alexandria, VA 22314
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Ranked #2 of 38 Attractions in Alexandria
Type: Neighborhoods, Historic Sites
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: Quaint old seaport section of Alexandria on the National Register of Historic Places.
Alexandria, Virginia
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Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Boutique”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Lots of small boutiques here with better than average tourist goods and plenty of fine restaurants. I liked the Union Street Pub. Lots of ice cream shops within a block of Union St and King St.

Visited October 2012
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Salisbury, North Carolina
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“A NICE PLACE TO SPEND AN EVENING”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

walkable night life good food nice people nice place to spend time and get outside versital atmospher

Visited November 2012
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Des Moines, Iowa
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Lots of little shops & fun walking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

There are some historical places as well, but it's fun to just wander the streets and stop in at the shops or stop to eat. A good place to visit in spring or fall especially.

Visited June 2012
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Cosby, Tennessee
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“Put On Your Walking Shoes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Quaint town. Brick sidewalks...about 2 miles long. Many shops and restaurants. Very pet friendly. You can take the free trolley up and down and hop on and off as much as you want when you get tired of walking.

Visited November 2012
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Riverside, California
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“George Washington hang out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Well worth a day trip. Lots to see and do. You can rent bicycles and cruise The Mount Vernon Trail or peddle the surrounding streets checking out cobbled stone street neighborhoods. There are plenty of great places to eat and funky shops to browse.

Visited November 2012
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