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Address: Fredericksburg, VA
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Nostalgic Visit

Over the years, we've enjoyed the downtown business area. Our daughter graduated from Mary Washington and we've returned a few times since. We particularly enjoy the shops on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Over the years, we've enjoyed the downtown business area. Our daughter graduated from Mary Washington and we've returned a few times since. We particularly enjoy the shops on Caroline Street. We previously visited the Fredericksburg Museum,but ran out of time this list.

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Gloucester, Virginia
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92 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved walking throughout Old Town... I think it would take a week to see everything in and around FREDERICKSBURG. Take the Trolley first and get an overview... then visit the free sites... and have lunch a one of the great places all around Old Town. Take another day to visit several sites...and get a year pass so you can... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Quiet streets, gorgeous old homes. This is one of the very most beautiful and well preserved "Old Towns" we've visited. A must see if you visit Virginia and Fredericksburg. Many fine places to eat with an atmosphere of the Old South.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Old Town, or downtown Fredericksburg, is filled with historic buildings and unique shops and restaurants. Besides the Courtyard Marriott, I did not find one chain store or business in the entire area! Businesses range from trendy (read expensive) to inexpensive restaurants, bars, antique stores, bookstores, coffee shops, spa products, and fair trade goods. Every few steps seem to lead to... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Great information at the visitor center. Take the trolley tour it's very interesting and informative. Antiques shops are varied and offer good value. Wonderful array of excellent restaurants.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

I live in old town near the railroad tracks! It's perfect. I can walk everywhere and love the mix of young, old, businesses. There is always something going on. I am an artist and show at Art First Gallery. We are all part of a huge Art scene. First Friday of every month art openings!

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Spout Spring, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Love the old buildings and history. Lots of great little shops, antique shops, restaurants. Love the view of the Rappahanock River.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

I have stopped in Old Town a few times while traveling through Virginia. The BEST time is Christmas. You will be transported to a Dickens Novel.

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Montclair, Virginia
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Old Town has wonderful streets to walk with a slew of stores to visit. There are many antique stores, boutique stores, restaurants and historical attractions. The architecture is another great site. The weekend we were there they had musicians playing on the sidewalks, horse drawn carriage rides and people in period attire singing.

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King George, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

This has become an annual event that our family very much enjoys. The street lamps are decorated , the small shops are beautifully decorated and full of fun Xmas decorations and gifts. Not the same stuff as every other store in the malls. Plus there are all the antique shops to browse. There was a long parade of horses and... More 

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