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Address: 600 block of Washington St., Burlington, IA 52601
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+1 319-752-6365
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Snake alley

Although it was cold out when we went the kids thought it was so neat. We only spent a few minutes there but would go back just to walk around and see all the museum's during the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Nancy K
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Come by here every time I am in this town. Its really pretty, and unique. Love to see it. Kids love it too

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Thank Samantha E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Although it was cold out when we went the kids thought it was so neat. We only spent a few minutes there but would go back just to walk around and see all the museum's during the open season.

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Thank Nancy K
Toledo, Ohio
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Whenever we are back in Burlington we always take a quick drive down this crazy road. Neat little part of the city.

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Thank gobuckeyes2017
burlington, iowa
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this alley has some great history, it is well cared for, & a beautiful sight to see. you can take awesome photos any season, it is a short jaunt up or down, can walk, drive or ride bikes, it is used for the annual snake alley criterium memorial day weekend. best of all this beautiful & rare attraction is free!

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Plano, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

such a cool street in Burlington - I would highly recommend driving down snake alley when you come to visit.

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Thank ambking
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A must see in Burlington, Ia. Spring and fall is very beautiful. You will be amazed how crooked this street is! A fun ride down in your car or bicycle.

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Thank E8234SKdavidw
Burlington, Iowa
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Snake Alley in Burlington, IA is one of those hidden and underappreciated little city treasures definitely worth a visit. No cost, no tourist trap, no fanfare; just an honest oddity saved from years long gone by a city proud of its riverboat era. While I can't vouch for it truly being the crookedest street in the world, it is an... More 

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Thank Ronald P
Branson, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

My husband and I went to Snake Alley and I must say it's much easier going down it then up. We really enjoyed it, not to mention there was a nice view of the Mississippi River.

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Thank margem282
Burlington, Iowa
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Enjoyed the view and the walk at Snake Alley. My kids enjoyed it as well. There was a terrific view of the Mississippi River.

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Thank siera2255
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

When fun city was horrible took a drive down snake alley! All of family enjoyed doing this when it was recommended by someone.

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Thank Mark S

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