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Downtown Denison

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Address: Main Street, Denison, TX

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Oooh, there go the historic brick streets!

I really hate it that Denison is demolishing its old historic brick streets. Back home in Nacogdoches, the oldest town in Texas, they kept up the brick streets as it adds charm... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Denison, Texas
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited a number of antique shoppes on a nice Saturday afternoon. The old buildings are so charming. Unfortunately, I could't help but feel the town is dying. I hope I'm wrong, but there are so many vacant buildings, I assume victims of "progress" out on the main highway. I truly hope some entrepreneurs see the potential and make an... More 

Thank Bob M
Sherman, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Downtown Denison is hopping... It has old world charm and is kept up very well. There are several shops that will interest you.

Thank RebeccaYavner
Denison, Texas
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really hate it that Denison is demolishing its old historic brick streets. Back home in Nacogdoches, the oldest town in Texas, they kept up the brick streets as it adds charm and historic value to the town. Yes, they are rough but at least we still don't drive horse and buggy.

Thank margotlittlefeather
Atikokan, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Accessible parking. Downtown merchants were quick to suggest other merchants and local eateries. Very nice.

Thank SimpleTraveler454
Denison, Texas
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Downtown Denison has worked hard to have something for everyone. There truly is something to entertain everyone, from antique shopping, to small town cafes, even a winery. The chamber calendar boasts many family friendly events.

Thank Jo G
Treasure Island, Florida
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661 reviews
174 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Denison downtown reminds me of what life was like in my home town in the 50's- 60's. It is very small-townish with local ownership of all the shops & botiques & hardware store, service businesses, antique shops, pubs, ice cream places, etc. The houses had that midwestern old townish look, very nice, well kept, for the most part. Looks to... More 

1 Thank Daniel K
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

So many cute shops, antique shops, theaters, local brew house, coffee house, restaurants, pubs, cafes and bakeries. Plenty of parking on street and in the next block over. We were here Thanksgiving weekend and there was an ice skating rink set up. There were Christmas decorations up and a large community tree. Lots of families out and about. One thing... More 

Thank terrynok
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The historic feel of this street is amazing, From the antique furniture stores to the candy shoppe, it's like the buildings are frozen in time. One of my favorite things was finding candy from yester year and the feel of walking where our anscestors once roamed.

1 Thank Roxann G
Denison, Texas
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9 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I went there a few days ago and it was very old and run down. The roads were brick and it looked like it was built in the wagon times! The employees in the antique store didn't say hello when I walked in! Very rude.

Thank KatieSlay380
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132 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We left the beach at Texhoma Lake to seek some browsing through historic Denison, TX. Main Street is very strollable. There are antique stores, art shops and small town venues. Be sure to get a burger and milk shake at Warson's Drive In.

Thank Pack D

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