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“A Waterfront” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Old Town Waterfront

Old Town Waterfront
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Ranked #2 of 78 things to do in Alexandria
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Arlington, Virginia
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302 reviews
153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
“A Waterfront”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Hey, if you like water and haven't seen it for a while, this will do. I don't think it is anything special, however. We live in the area and go to Alexandria regularly, but never are moved by this waterfront. If you are a Washington visitor with limited time, this wouldn't be on my top 50 list for you.

Visited June 2012
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Milton, Vermont
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213 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Pretty Location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Great place to hang out to relax, enjoy some ice cream, to walk, and for the scenery. You can take a river boat tour for a fee, and also explore some shops and restaurants here. If you enjoy aviation, this is a good place to watch planes closer and lower as they land at nearby Reagan Airport.

Visited April 2013
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GULFPORT
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“must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Plenty parking so you can walk and see all the site. Very beautiful, alot of history to see.The weekend are full of different events.

Visited April 2013
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Newport Beach, California
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61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Take a Walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Potomac River winds past Old Town's main streets. Take a walk and enjoy all the historic buildings. Waterfront Torpedo Factory is an artist's showplace, Ford's Landing is location of million dollar homes.

Visited April 2013
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Canton, Ohio
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88 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Relax and enjoy the water”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

No, it's not a huge waterfront area, but quaint, quiet and relaxing after the crowds of visitors in Old Town. Torpedo Factory with enough artists and their works to satisfy everyone's taste in art is right at the wharf. Lots of restaurants.

Visited April 2013
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