A Visitor’s Guide to Fort Worth Neighborhoods Downtown – downtown Fort Worth is a fun place to be. Sundance Square, which was named after Butch Cassidy’s sidekick, is 20 blocks of brick-paved sidewalks and historic buildings teeming with places to eat, drink, and have fun. Great for walking – or take the free Molly the…

A Visitor’s Guide to Dallas Neighborhoods Downtown – in addition to being home of the central business district, luxury shopping and many hotels, downtown has the Arts District. It is centered along North Pearl Street and Flora Street and includes the Dallas Museum of Art, the Nasher Sculpture Center, the Meyerson Symphony Center and the…

A Visitor’s Guide to Los Angeles Neighborhoods Downtown – after spending many years as simply a central business district that became deserted at night, the downtown of Skid Row fame is seeing a bit of a revival lately. New residential buildings have been built, and trendy restaurants and entertainment options have followed. Downtown attractions include…

A Visitor’s Guide to Miami Neighborhoods Downtown – The business heart of Miami holds the same skyscrapers and office workers as other downtowns, but it also comes with beautiful views of Biscayne Bay. There area growing number of extracurricular activities available here, such as Miami Heat games at AmericanAirlines Arena, shopping on Flagler Street, the…

A Visitor’s Guide to Austin Neighborhoods Downtown – downtown lies on the north side of the Colorado River and Town Lake. It is home to the State Capitol and related state government buildings, most of Austin’s major museums, plus hotspots packed with vibrant bars, live-music joints, and restaurants. Sixth Street is ground zero for Austin’s live…

A Visitor’s Guide to Chicago Neighborhoods The Loop – loosely defined by the rectangular loop of the elevated train tracks, much of Chicago’s business takes place downtown in the iconic skyscrapers that rise high above Lake Michigan and Grant Park. Additionally, the Loop is also the center of much of Chicago’s tourist activities – the…

A Visitor’s Guide to Atlanta Neighborhoods Downtown – the urban center of Atlanta features numerous skyscrapers, the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, Inside CNN Studio Tour, and The Children’s Museum, plus many of the nicer hotels. Midtown – the center of Atlanta’s cultural scene, with art galleries, colleges and architecture. Highlights includes the Fox Theatre,…

A Visitor’s Guide to Boston Neighborhoods Downtown – downtown is the definite hub of Boston’s activities – besides the government buildings and skyscrapers there’s the Faneuil Hall Marketplace, the beginning of the Freedom Trail, the Children’s Museum, and the waterfront area with the Boston Tea Party Site and the New England Aquarium. On the western side…

A Visitor’s Guide to New York Neighborhoods Manhattan Neighborhoods Financial District/Lower Manhattan – this area is the site of earliest European settlement in the New York area, dating back to 1625. There’s lots for visitors to see and do at the tip of the island, including Wall Street, the World Trade Center site, South Street…

A Visitor’s Guide to Nashville Neighborhoods Lower Broad – the stretch of Broadway from the river at 1st Avenue to about 5th Avenue downtown is the heart of Nashville’s honky tonk culture, with legendary haunts like Tootsie’s and Robert’s Western Wear featuring live traditional country most hours of the day. Within walking distance of Lower…

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