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Address: 3166 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3504
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Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums...

Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums and galleries.

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The Carytown Sweets Tour
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The Carytown Food Tour

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You will spend a fun day!

This is a must-do for anyone visiting Richmond! A nice laid back area with lots of great restaurants. So much to do….charming shops! Very relaxed atmosphere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Winter Springs, Florida
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N.California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're out by University of Richmond, this is a fun place to stop by and check out for a few hours at lunch or before dinner. Pretty eclectic shopping and dining for a few blocks if you park by the interesting stretch. I wouldn't make a special trip here unless you've got a lot of time to spend in... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must-do for anyone visiting Richmond! A nice laid back area with lots of great restaurants. So much to do….charming shops! Very relaxed atmosphere.

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coral gables
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Carytown's nothing more than a stretch of Cary Street that features eclectic dining and shopping spots (a store featuring…spices?) and a super cinema (the Byrd); but its a benchmark towards which other shopping districts should strive (f'rinstance: Miracle Mile, we're looking at you), because the occupancy rate is near 100% and every shop is, well, interesting - meaning it has... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you're only in Richmond a short while, put this on your must-do list. There's a little bit of something for everyone. Great restaurants in large variety, dessert places, nick-nack places, toys and funky gift places, cool imported goods places, second hand shops... You will find something to see and something tasty to eat, and a lot of local flavor.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Carytown is full of restaurants and shops. It's so fun to grab lunch somewhere and spend the afternoon walking around and shopping or just window shopping. It's so lively and relaxed. Also grab a cupcake from Carytown Cupcakes (my tradition every time I visit Carytown)!!

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Rolling Hills Estates, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate at the Mellow Mushroom - great food! We also stopped by a Japanese grocery store. There are a lot of cute boutiques and shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Carytown is a fun place for a weekend visit! It's nice to find a parking spot, get out, walk around and explore the many different (some eclectic) shops. There's a ton of little eatery places to choose from as well! It's also a nice place for tourist to go for a little local flare.

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent variety of foods. Very quaint street, that is a great place to walk through. Nice shops for shopping. Unfortunately the shops have limited operating hours.

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Merida, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a fun walk with lots of fun stuff to see, do, and eat. very trendy, upscale shops, bistro type eateries, and upscale sweet shops.

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Peoria, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say a lot about this because my wife and I came down for dinner and it was dark when we came out and a lot was closed. We went during the week. What we saw was a lot of "college age" type of stores and modern places to shop. It came recommended to us and it would have... More 

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