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Address: Naperville, IL
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Nice contrast from down town..

The historic district is between the downtown and the college. The old homes are very interesting to look at and while the downtown can get crazy, this area is very quiet and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The historic district is between the downtown and the college. The old homes are very interesting to look at and while the downtown can get crazy, this area is very quiet and peaceful. Well worth taking a walk thru and enjoying the sights. The college has some interesting buildings to look at as well.

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Great place to explore shopping, dining, and good ole family fun.... Just hanging out and enjoying the weather.... Be sure to indulge into the Candy Store... For everything sweet...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Pedestrian and family friendly historic district. A lot of history around. Very safe area and free parking in downtown!

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

I've lived in Naperville's historic district for more than 20 years, and would not want to live anywhere else. Easy access to Chicago by train or expressway. Many restaurants of every type and variety. Interesting shopping. Make sure you take a walk on the Riverwalk.

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Orange, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Naperville has done a nice job of retaining and restoring its old downtown section. We had no idea that it was established as a city a few years b4 Chicago.We enjoyed walking up and down the streets looking at the various stores.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Very nice upscale historic downtown area. Fun to walk and window shop. We liked all the bookstores and restaurants .

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Great place to take the kids for a history lesson. The Fort has been turned into a kids playground. Sometimes they have a working blacksmith shop which is AWESOME!!

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

A very nice walk through historic Naperville. The buildings are quite interesting and beautiful with a wonderful college campus ( North Central College ). Close by are great restaurants and the famous Riverwalk.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My wife and I enjoy our trips to Naperville. It is a very enjoyable place to walk, shop and eat. There always seems to be something of interest to see and do.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The town has done a nice job of retaining and restoring the old downtown section. We enjoyed walking up and down the streets looking at the various stores. It's nice to see the mom and pop type stores in amongst the chain stores. Best of all parking is free - both on the street and in the parking lots that... More 

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