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Old Town

Fredericksburg, VA
+1 540-370-4300
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  • Average8%
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“antique shops” (33 reviews)
“civil war” (29 reviews)
“nice shops” (4 reviews)
Fredericksburg, VA
+1 540-370-4300
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I enjoy walking downtown especially during he holiday season. There are a lot of boutiques and antique stores. Most of the dining choices are reasonably priced except for Capital Ale house.

Thank Neal S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Local here since 2003. Old run down buildings masquerading as historic era shops, over priced mediocre dining, limited parking, irregular sidewalks, lots of stop lights, close quarter ratted out housing surrounding downtown, and plenty of foot traffic. I avoid this area of Fredericksburg. Better food...More

Thank mikesxpress
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to the Fredericksburg area in 1985 and decided to retire here. At that time the downtown area was not very nice. There was a Mall recently built in Spotsylvania west on route 3 and of what I understand, that a number of the...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017

So much history here, from the Colonial period and the Civil War period. Quaint shops and restaurants, pleasant scenery, just all around awesome

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Fredericksburg has a wonderful Old Town that is easily walk-able and filled with great eateries and antique shops galore. This charming town has something for everyone. Whether you are into history, antiques, eateries, or just out for a good beer this is the place!

1  Thank RealTalkNoNonsense
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

As a Fredericksburg resident I love and enjoy the authenticity and charm of our old town on a continuing basis and I think any visitor would too, especially with family in tow. Our grandchildren and their folks love to prowl downtown Princess Anne Street with...More

2  Thank Fredericksburger_126
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Very clean, friendly place to visit. For the best experience go to the visitors bureau first and get brochures and info. There are plenty of antique stores, restaurants and places to see. Some stores have very nice items that are realistically priced and have value....More

1  Thank L G L
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Whether you are local Virginian or travelling from out of the area, historic Fredericksburg is worth a stop. The area has many reasonably priced restaurants, lots of - independent - shops, including antiques galore. Easy enough to park. Very walk able.

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Old town is a great place to walk and shop in unique stores. There are numerous restaurants and several coffee shops making for a leisurely day

Thank gho4
Reviewed 17 October 2017

A stroll along Caroline St on an autumn evening with a local guide brings this town to life. Who knew that John Paul Jones once lived here. The southern part of Caroline St has some beautiful pre Civil War homes. Lots of small shops and...More

Thank Bear H
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Susanna L
25 November 2017|
Response from Bear H | Reviewed this property |
The Fredericksburg web site currently doe not list any dec events
Susanna L
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 us85na | Reviewed this property |
Yes, most restaurants are open on Sunday.