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“Snaky Snake Alley!”
Review of Snake Alley

Snake Alley
Ranked #1 of 19 things to do in Burlington
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This local landmark was constructed in 1894 to help connect the residential district at the top of the bluff with the commercial district down below. Snake Alley consists of five half-curves, two quarter-curves and drops 58 feet over a distance of 275 feet. Test your driving, walking or bicycling skills on what Ripley's Believe It or Not! calls “Unbelievably Crooked!" Designated as #1 in Ripley’s Believe It or Not!’s Odd Spots Across America campaign.
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Fun and fast! Great little side trip in Burlington IA, a charming river town. I can’t imagine how it would be in winter with snow and ice!

Thank Pat A
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun we drive this block long, twisty turning cobblestone steep alley TWO times. Looks like people actually access real houses from this alley as well. Hope they don’t get much snow

Thank D6449DNthomass
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a must to see if visiting Burlington, some of the best views of the river and A very nice relaxing place.

Thank jamcrodii
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

If you find yourself in Burlington, take a drive down Snake Alley. It is a neat area to drive around if you like interesting houses and architecture. It will be a quick stop and a neat photo for your road trip.

Thank Cooperton
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Interesting "find" and the homes in the area are also nice to check out. Make sure your brakes are good if driving it!

Thank Sharon M
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