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Fairhope Avenue

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Address: Fairhope, AL
Phone Number: 2519288003
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The main shopping area in this picturesque resort town.

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Lotsa shopping

Walking the streets is the thing here. Many shops in town to discover and spend your money .Don't forget the beach and the park on the bay

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
AlnSue
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Ocqueoc, MI
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Ocqueoc, MI
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366 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking the streets is the thing here. Many shops in town to discover and spend your money .Don't forget the beach and the park on the bay

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Thank AlnSue
Fort Myers, Florida
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing what they have done in the last few years ...Most beautiful now great shops great restaurants

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a very safe place to visit and stay, picture postcard! you might want to stay, we will be back thats for sure

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Thank Mark H
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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77 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just love this place, variety of cute shops, art, antiques, and restaurants. Scenic Hwy 98 to Point Clear has beautiful older homes. She me thing for everyone.

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Thank Claire B
Gilman, Illinois
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70 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always try to schedule my visits to the area so we can be in Fairhope for "First Friday" This event happens the first Friday of every month and starts at 6PM. All the stores downtown are open to 9: PM and most have wine or cheeses and several have free entertainment out front. Usually it's local bands or duos... More 

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Thank Jack2226
Helena, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The shops in Fairhope are so beautiful and has the small home town atmosphere. You can find clothes, books, art galleries, music and food in downtown.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Spent the afternoon walking the streets and visiting the unique shops. Ate picnic lunch in the park at the bay.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Recently spent a relaxing weekend visiting Fairhope. Really nice community with a wonderful downtown. The area near the pier is beautiful and offers a wonderful walk and beautiful sunset. The downtown area has many small shops and dining options. Plenty of parking available. A really nice way to spend a couple of relaxing days.

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Thank Kenny B
San Antonio, Texas
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a mobile bay gem with one-of-a-kind boutiques that range from high-end clothing resale, antique shops, home-decor, jewelry, toys and made-on-site chocolatier. The restaurant choices won't disappoint either with lots of different options, many focusing on local, fresh faire. A few of my favorites: Refugee Coffee and Locals for lunch (get the burger). Bay breezes cool the air, providing... More 

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Thank Meg A
Wescosville, Pennsylvania
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417 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The street has a lot of nice local shops and many have different architecture. You can ride the street or park and walk and shop while you visit. We drove a bit of it a night later.

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