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Address: Alexandria, VA 22314
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Quaint old seaport section of Alexandria on the National Register of...

Quaint old seaport section of Alexandria on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Historic and beautiful

Old Town is perfect for those who love historic architecture, antiques and art. As well, there are many good restaurants for you foodies! Art lovers, don't miss the Torpedo... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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WILMINGTON,DE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Old Town is perfect for those who love historic architecture, antiques and art. As well, there are many good restaurants for you foodies! Art lovers, don't miss the Torpedo Factory along the waterfront

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I prefer going to Old Town over Georgetown. It still has small and interesting shops. And it has the waterfront. You can get to it easily by metro or ferry. And they run free trolleys up and down King Street.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From 5 star restaurants to top of the line training studios, Old Town has it all. Walkable town that is very dog friendly, fall in love with historic coble stone roads....just minutes from Mt. Vernon.

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Thank Kelly M
alexandria va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Old Town is a very nice place to visit the nice shops and unique places to eat. No franchises here. Parking may be a challenge however there is off-street public parking garages.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I work a lot in old town Alexandria (I have a band who plays there a lot), and it is a great area for foot traffic and for people-watching! Lots of history/walking tours are to be seen (George Washington had a townhouse there), and it is situated on the banks of the Potomac River. I am always happy when I... More 

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Northern Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

take the trolley - shop, eat and tour history spots all over the old town area. Mix with locals all along the way!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Alexandria was one of the most important cities when the capital of the US was founded. The most important part of the old town is King Street.Take the free trolley to get a brief overview of the many shops and restaurants on King street. It departs every 15 minutes from the Metro Station (blue line).

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Mentor, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent a Thursday and Friday evening in the area. The streets in the area are lined with restaurants, shops, bars, coffee houses, and ice cream shops. There seems to be just about something for everyone. The waterfront is very nice and offers a great view of the National Harbor area and parts of DC. Friday evening there was a... More 

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DeWitt, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to old town two nights in a row. We ate there both nights. There were many different restaurants to chose from. The two we ate at were very good. The free troll y'all were probably the best idea in the world because it sure brought us to old town.

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Levittown, Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We got interested by watching the tv series 'Mercy Street' and we are glad we did. What a great town. The trolley up and down king street is free! More restaurants and clubs than you can shake a stick at. Many interesting sites and tours (book in advance as some tours are only weekends) Very pet (mainly dog) friendly, most... More 

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