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Ghost town

Not going back.Depressing atmosphere.Ghost town.Alot of stores closed!There is a nice park down the... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
RebeccaJA444
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Forest Lake, Minnesota, United States
via mobile
Good example of small town America

It's fun to think back to how life may have been when Sinclair Lewis lived in this town. Not much... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
europewithKellynRyan
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Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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Downtown avenue characteristic of small-town America depicted in Sinclair Lewis' book of the same name, "Main Street."
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
15 Aug 2017
“Ghost town”
23 Jul 2017
“Good example of small town America”
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Main Street, Sauk Centre, MN
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Not going back.Depressing atmosphere.Ghost town.Alot of stores closed!There is a nice park down the road!

Thank RebeccaJA444
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

It's fun to think back to how life may have been when Sinclair Lewis lived in this town. Not much was happening on the rainy, windy day we visited.

Thank europewithKellynRyan
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

My Brother's band, The Rock Godz were playing at Shaney's Tavern. My friend and I went to hear the band. We had a great time. We plan to make it back every time they play. I think Sauk Centre is a great little town !!!!

Thank pattybs365
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Sauk Centre has almost everything you could ever want, and the Main Street is fun to walk. A highlight is the movie theater with its magnificent marquee

Thank Sarah C
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Not much to look at and nothing going on. Do they even read Sinclair Lewis in schools anymore? This town was really something in the 1930's and 1940's according to my late father in law but this is now 2016 and times have changed Main...More

Thank figures98765
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

Take the time to wander, charming. There are some closed store fronts, but the history of the town makes up for it.

Thank V5844ZFmichaelh
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Main Street in Sauk Centre has a lot of unique shops for a small town. There is Geyerman's Clothing which has a wide selection of clothing for children to adults, The Flower Shop which also has a boutique with some very unique items, pictures and,...More

2  Thank alleno795
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

For no other reason, drive down Main Street after dark to see the theater marque lit in full color...It isn't the last picture show...

Thank Brian12154
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Reviewed 31 October 2014

A typical small town Main Street, but you could almost imagine Sinclair Lewis walking around here. Interesting collection of businesses and just the place to spend a week end. The leaves were turning too and that just added to the charm!

Thank fouraces55337
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Reviewed 3 July 2013

A very pretty community. I was impressed enough just driving through that I would consider coming to spend more time there!

Thank Margo B
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