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Address: Saint Paul, MN
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Rich in local history and charm, this long avenue spans 25 blocks filled...

Rich in local history and charm, this long avenue spans 25 blocks filled with old homes, small shops and restaurants.

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Grand Avenue is ever evolving, but retains the same charm. Since living in on the historic street, back in the 70's -- always return, just to take a walk through time. Even when a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 December 2016
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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102 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Grand Avenue is ever evolving, but retains the same charm. Since living in on the historic street, back in the 70's -- always return, just to take a walk through time. Even when a new structure emerges, effort is made to complement the neighborhood. During the holidays, the ghosts of Christmas past flit above the old street lamps. And the... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We, husband and I wandered, shopped and ate with 2 grown daughters and future son-in-law Black Friday. Parking was easy, not crowded, ate at Cafe Latte, very tasty but not well set up for smooth flow. Enjoyed Mischief store, fun games, markers. Bought good smelling things at Garden of Eden, found just what was needed for wedding table seating place... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

There are several quaint lunch spots, with quality food. Street side holiday decorations were tastfully done.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

After having been to he USA many times, this is the 1st time I have been here, we had a such a lovely stroll in some unique places I loved it and would definitely go again - oh good food places too.

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Palmer, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Cute shops and yummy restaurants. Find a place to park and enjoy a coffee, lunch or dessert. Pop into some of the shops and treat yourself or buy gifts.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Grand Avenue has a lot to offer, and truly something for everyone. There are restaurants of all types and price points, along with fun shops with unique and local flair.

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Love Grand Avenue; such unique shops. Great spot to go with the gals on a fall afternoon. Shops you don't have anywhere else and also great little cafes. etc. A must do.

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Northern VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Plenty to do for an afternoon or early evening (many shops close at 5 or 6). We visited Penzey's Spices and ate at Salut Bar Americain (French), but there are dozens of chain and independent shops and restaurants to keep you entertained.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best places to walk, shop and eat at some of the village best business in the city. It has it all...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is St. Paul's version of the trendy uptown area of Minneapolis. Lots of neat and locally-owned shops. Very few if any chains. Good selection of restaurants between Lexington Avenue and Dale Street. Numerous places have excellent happy hours, wide variety of local beer selections, and full-service bars. The place to go for dessert is Cafe Latte. Worth spending an... More 

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