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Old Town

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The History in Old Town is great, some of the buildings look like they have been frozen in time... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
J. A
Boise, Idaho
Lots of Potential

Old Town Pocatello has some beautiful buildings and, we would guess, great history. The old UP... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Tucson, Arizona
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Area of Pocatello with surroundings rich in local history.
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Pocatello, ID
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 July 2013

I love old buildings and am very nostalgic therefore I love Old Town. Many shop keepers are restoring or enhancing their buildings making it more charming all the time. There is magic in individual shops you can't get in a mall atmosphere. The restaurants are...More

3  Thank Jill D
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 June 2011

We were passing through the city, went to the visitors center and got information about the old town, mainly to see the old Union Pacific railroad station, which has some interesting points. Across the street is the Hotel Yellowstone, probably a landmark at one time....More

7  Thank Pnemiller
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

There are scores of people moving to Pocatello because of the tech jobs, and, consequently, construction, skilled labor, etc. This downtown could be SO MUCH more. There are parts that are cute, but it needs a plan, it needs revitalizing. Part could be closed to...More

Thank Janine J
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The History in Old Town is great, some of the buildings look like they have been frozen in time - very cool. The majority of the people are nice and helpful.

Thank J. A
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Old Town Pocatello has some beautiful buildings and, we would guess, great history. The old UP depot sits empty and is an untapped tourist resource. So sorry to see most of the business was on the other side of the tracks and this area was...More

Thank JJN96
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I had some time to drive around and check it out. Nothing much to see or do. A few stores and restaurants, nothing which looked beckoning enough for me to park and explore. It really isn't a destination, wouldn't go out of my way to...More

Thank Alabamatripcreator
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Historic downtown has lots of very old buildings. There is a walking tour available which shows the houses. There are also historic plaques on each house. We walked about 6 square blocks, taking about 2 hours. There are some beautiful restored buildings, and some needing...More

Thank Glen S
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Pocatello is my town, old town reaches back into the past, and let’s you feel the ambience. The people you meet are warm and friendly.

Thank thurmondmike
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We got there during the antique and hot rod car show. Two blocks full of great lookin cars. The shops were worth the visit and not busy since vacation time was just starting.

Thank d0nleyd
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

If I could give this place zero points I would! The proprietor was engaging in a conversation that was sexist and offensive (quite loudly) with a friend. I was trying to look through the jumbled mess but was finding it hard to focus due to...More

1  Thank txfam7
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Old town is a great place to take a walk but doesn't have much to offer. It has a few restaurants there but really there isn't much to do.

Thank Parker H
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Well, I can't too much about Old Town Pocatello except it's old. We park in the lot designated for Old Town, Bunch of kids in old cars racing around. No one gave any trouble. They have a huge high school with a walk in gym...More

Thank Ron A
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