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“What's not to like” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Old Town Waterfront

Old Town Waterfront
Alexandria, VA
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Ranked #5 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
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“What's not to like”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

Ther are riverboats, water taxis, private boats and the Torpedo Factory to boot. If you are in to individual art, visit the shops at the Torpedo Factory anytime of the year. Lots of places to sit and watch the world go by, or walk, bike, rollerblade along the path up the Potomac River. Casual to elegant dining at Chart House overlooking the river, watching planes landing t Reagan National Airport.

Visited November 2011
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Chesapeake, VA
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“It's A Must See While In DC.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

Take the Blue or Yellow Line Metro to King Street. It's about a 1 mile walk to the end of King St. at the waterfront. You won't be disappointed.

Visited November 2011
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Alexandria, Virginia
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“Relaxing Waterfront View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

We live on a lake, so we enjoy boats and water. Each morning we would get our exercise walking down to the Pier and each evening when done with touring we would head to the water. Beautiful view, fun visiting the Torpedo Gallery. We did not eat there, as we opted for a quiet sit down meal.

Visited November 2011
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Urmston Manchester UK
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“Lost its charm!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

I visited here four years ago and you can see the recession has hit the waterfront. Food was very poor and service even worse.

Lots of businesses seem to have closed

Visited October 2011
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“Alexandria va”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

@ the end of King St.....visit on a warm sunny day

Visited October 2011
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