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Review of Old Town

Old Town
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Private Half Day Narrated Washington DC Tour
Ranked #1 of 85 things to do in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Quaint old seaport section of Alexandria on the National Register of Historic Places.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Loved the Tapas”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2013

Street performers, cute stores and restaurants. The riverfront was quaint and the town had a lot of character.

Visited June 2013
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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Great place spend some time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2013

Quaint streets in this neat little town. Great shops & restaurants. You can even pick up tours down the Potomac River. We went there for the two days we were in town. Took two friends and they loved it!

Visited June 2013
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State College, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“We keep going back...”
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good shopping and nice restaurants.”
4 of 5 bubbles 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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