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“One of my favorite parts of Burlington!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Snake Alley

Snake Alley
600 block of Washington St., Burlington, IA 52601
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Burlington
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“One of my favorite parts of Burlington!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

I drove down it three times and had a blast. Also enjoyed some of the pretty flowers. Very cool and unique. If you visit Burlington, you MUST go to Snake Alley!

Visited June 2013
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Springfield
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“What a surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Better than Lombard Street. Did not know there was the crookedest street somewhere other than SF. We loved driving on Snake Alley.

Visited May 2013
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El Paso, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Scenic and Nostalgic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Burlington is a city built on hills and in the 1800s, Snake Alley was constructed with all its twists to allow horse-drawn wagons and carriages to negotiate the steep climb. The adjoining homes and buildings have been renovated, but still have the look of 1840. There is no fee and it makes for an interesting visit near the downtown area.

Visited June 2012
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Ellettsville, Indiana
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115 reviews 115 reviews
41 attraction reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Quick visit to Snake Alley”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

In older downtown area. Interesting stop and took the few minutes to walk up and back down. Nothing much else going on in downtown Burlington.

Visited April 2013
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
“closed due to Icy slope?”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I marvelled at it however, it was rather disappointing due to the closure on account of the snow and icy conditions. But the churches and quaint streets in the neighbourhood made up the fact of not being able to slide down the alley

Visited February 2013
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