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“Wonderful to spend an afternoon or evening walking around!”
Review of Old Town

Old Town
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Owner description: Quaint old seaport section of Alexandria on the National Register of Historic Places.
Reviewed February 19, 2013

Everything you would wish for in a charming old Federal town - the architecture, the shops, the restaurants, a waterfront! But even more than that... Old Town Alexandria is NOT touristy and it has a great neighborhoody vibe that makes you feel immediately comfortable, like you could totally live there. Shops are charming, restaurants varied and fun, and most everything is in walking distance, but if you don't feel like walking, there's a free trolley every few minutes. Perfection!

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Reviewed February 18, 2013

Old Town is a smaller by more civilized town then Georgetown. It has wonderful historic houses and lots of shopping and restaurants too. It is the gateway to drive to Mount Vernon.

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Reviewed February 17, 2013

A great place to visit! Great museums, shops and dining. I can't remember the name of one restaurant but it was off the main drag one Block from the waterfront. Killer seafood. One of the best cioppinos I ever had! I especially liked the water front.

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Reviewed February 13, 2013

Old Town is a wonderful place to spend the afternoon. Tons of shopping and restaurants, a wonderful Christmas store by the water. Two Starbucks and a fabulous cupcake store. Take the Free Trolley up and down King St. to learn about the area.

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Reviewed February 12, 2013

If you like Federal style architecture - Alexandria is for you. There are hundreds of beautiful historic houses. You can spend a day walking around old town looking at them. There are also a number of historic sites to see and a great selection of shops and restaurants - all within walking distance. Plus it is on the river - what's not to like?

Thank trarvelchica
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