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“We keep going back...” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Old Town

Old Town
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Private Narrated Washington DC Tour
Ranked #1 of 75 things to do in Alexandria
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Owner description: Quaint old seaport section of Alexandria on the National Register of Historic Places.
State College, Pennsylvania
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“We keep going back...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Have been to Old Town a few times in the past few years. Always a ton of things to do. There are plenty of restaurants, coffee shops, small retail shops up and down King Street. Always great to walk down by the water near The Torpedo Factory. The factory is a great place to walk around in. Check out some of the art. Very nice artwork up there. Also, go down to one of the piers, on one of the bulkheads, there is a 5 foot diameter Osprey nest with a Mother and 3 or 4 babies. Neat to watch them.

Visited June 2013
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El Paso, Texas
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114 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Interesting if you like history”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The historic aspect was interesting to me. You can take a walking tour or just stroll and see what you encounter. I was not impressed with the restaurants because I like small Mom&Pop places. You find that here but there are some good, somewhat pricey places.

Visited March 2013
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Dixon, Illinois
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good shopping and nice restaurants.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Pleasant strolling brick streets. Because it was very warm, we appreciated the ice cream shops a couple of times.

Visited May 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good place to hangout”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

The lake side view was good and night life was awesome. The free bus trip across king street gives us idea of how nice the street is.

Visited June 2013
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Florida
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Trolley, tapas and good time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Loved the choices for restaurants, fun little shops, people watching, pubs, and river views. Enjoyed walking up and down King street. Bugsbys deep dish pizza was an 7-8 on a scale of 10. One block over is Prince street, true cobblestones, a fun walk. Irish Pub,, Murphy's was great for a pulled ale. Wish we had skipped lunch at Mt Vernon and had lunch and dinner on King street.

Visited June 2013
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