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“Loved the Tapas” 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.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Loved the Tapas”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Street performers, cute stores and restaurants. The riverfront was quaint and the town had a lot of character.

Visited June 2013
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Sarasota, Florida
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Great place spend some time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Quaint streets in this neat little town. Great shops & restaurants. You can even pick up tours down the Potomac River. We went there for the two days we were in town. Took two friends and they loved it!

Visited June 2013
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State College, Pennsylvania
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“We keep going back...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Have been to Old Town a few times in the past few years. Always a ton of things to do. There are plenty of restaurants, coffee shops, small retail shops up and down King Street. Always great to walk down by the water near The Torpedo Factory. The factory is a great place to walk around in. Check out some of the art. Very nice artwork up there. Also, go down to one of the piers, on one of the bulkheads, there is a 5 foot diameter Osprey nest with a Mother and 3 or 4 babies. Neat to watch them.

Visited June 2013
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El Paso, Texas
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18 attraction reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Interesting if you like history”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The historic aspect was interesting to me. You can take a walking tour or just stroll and see what you encounter. I was not impressed with the restaurants because I like small Mom&Pop places. You find that here but there are some good, somewhat pricey places.

Visited March 2013
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Dixon, Illinois
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“Good shopping and nice restaurants.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Pleasant strolling brick streets. Because it was very warm, we appreciated the ice cream shops a couple of times.

Visited May 2013
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