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Fredericksburg, VA
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Reviewed 9 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.

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

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 31 August 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

Thank ptajack
Reviewed 28 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.

Thank Nels C
Reviewed 27 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.

Thank CWnut
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The Old part of Fredericksburg did not seem to offer much when we visited, except for James Monroe's birthplace and Mary Washington's home. There are a few restaurants but we found the area not very inspirational.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Old Town Fredericksburg is an amazingly well-preserved and vital historic town. It was the boyhood home to George Washington and the most contested piece of real estate in the country during the Civil War, home to four major battles. Nearly 300 years of history, dating...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Old Town Fredericksburg is a must for those who like a look into our nations historical past. the down town area is worth a side trip from the interstate system or DC.

Thank DrJDM
Reviewed 22 July 2018

One trip does not quite do old town justice, over the course of several trips I discovered new places, parks and historic sites.

Thank IHG_Fan
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Enjoyed our visit here, everything was in walking distance, the place is immaculate. It seemed on every corner there was a sign about the building. Be sure to see the stone that was used to buy and sell the slaves when they came off the...More

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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 L G L | 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
15 October 2017|
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
yes, most all restaurants are open and many stores.