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“Go see for yourself” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of SoCo District

SoCo District
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Austin Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #12 of 314 things to do in Austin
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Owner description: Trendy Austin area south of Congress Avenue.
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43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Go see for yourself”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014

I read a review by someone with the username 'takerm' from Illinois. The following is an excerpt from his comments - 'If you're a left-wing libtard driving into town in a Prius covered with Obama and pro-abortion decals, this is your place. This area is for the portion of the young generation of democrats who want to smoke dope all day and live on government handouts.'

Really? All I can say is I'm glad you're back home in Bloomington....

Visited January 2014
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Minneapolis
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476 reviews
154 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
“Trendy, young area in Austin”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014

I liked it by my wife didn't appreciate it as well. Lots of food trucks and some good shopping make this a happening area.

Visited December 2013
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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1,372 reviews
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“Organised Bohemian”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2013

Quite a fun somewhat Bohemian strip along South Congress with specialty shops, antique shops, artistic places, bric-a-brac shops, bookshops, restaurants, motels, a really nice extensive costume shop, many food trucks, and of course the famous love wall for photo opportunities (see photo!). Five minut drive from downtown. Visiting on a cold winter Saturday, parking was easy on the street. Even though freezing cold, there were still lines outside the famous Hopdoddy designer hamburger restarant (see photo).

Visited December 2013
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Round Rock, Texas
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“great for people watching.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

fun boutiques, interesting food (both sit down and trailers), art and places to sit and watch the sites. Super for a nice weather afternoon and out of town guests. THIS IS WHERE THE I LOVE YOU WALL IS!!! superior photo op.

Visited September 2013
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New Canaan, Connecticut
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Too cool for its own good!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013

Not so long ago, this place was great. Easy parking & a great place to stroll. Interesting restaurants; shops with fair prices; great food trucks; street vendors & performers. Not so much of any of the previous is true now. The place has been over-developed & Disney-fied. Parking is ridiculously scarce now, & restaurant & retail prices have skyrocketed. (I'm waiting for the "SoCo Theme Park" to be built. Try the Near East Side. Better vibe.

Visited October 2013
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5 Thank Abernathy15
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