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Charming fun walk about downtown. Several great choices for original dining. Easy to find parking... read more

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Laura W
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Pleasantly surprised that it was Holiday open house weekend even though it made for heavy traffic... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

Charming fun walk about downtown. Several great choices for original dining. Easy to find parking. Park nearby.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laura W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasantly surprised that it was Holiday open house weekend even though it made for heavy traffic on streets that we weren't familiar with.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank goldeneaster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place where southern men repelled the assault of thousand of northerners that had come and ransacked Alexandria, Fairfax and Stafford counties stealing the livestock, furniture, silverware, personal items and even the glass from the windows of the houses of innocent Virginia families....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RockyStaffordVa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Coming from the Charleston, SC area, and a local here in Fredericksburg since 2003, we have a based of comparison for a review of true historic preservation areas. This isn't one. Old degraded buildings, unkept row homes, uneven walkways, limited parking, poor lighting, over priced...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mikesxpress
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Fredericksburg ranks with Georgetown, Alexandria, and Annapolis as one of the prime Tidewater towns of Virginia and Maryland, for the beauty of its Colonial- and Federal-Era dwellings, and the sheer number of its historic spots. The action is centered, from the river westward, along the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Edward M
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The houses in Fredericksburg are a joy to see. We just took company to several artist galleries , lunch at Foode and antique shopping galore. Always a festive atmosphere and everone is very kind to help you get around.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Judy R
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I am glad the city is working on preseving the old town area of Fredericksburg. The city has grown so much that many travelers may think that Fredericksburg is a city turning the big fields into shopping malls. The old town is still very charming...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 1 September 2018

If the weather permits, this is a great place to tour on foot. Stop in some of the local shops or just soak up the local history. If you have time ask about Chatham Manor across the river

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ptajack
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Beautiful architecture in the Old Town with some museums and historic sites. Surrounding the business district are many streets of lovely old homes.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nels C
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Had to walk off a heavy lunch at Bavarian Cafe and Old Town is right there. My favorite part was trying to figure out what businesses were in the various buildings 50 years ago.

Date of experience: August 2018
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25 November 2017|
Response from Bear H | Reviewed this property |
The Fredericksburg web site currently doe not list any dec events
25 November 2017|
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Response from LGL941 | Reviewed this property |
They have various all over city, would recommend calling the Old Town Visitor Center for a complete list - this way you can be sure of times and dates - they are very helpful
16 October 2017|
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
yes, most all restaurants are open and many stores.