- Sightseeing, Neighborhood/Area Type
- 2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend
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Ego Alley is not an alley in the traditional sense of the word; rather than a walkway, it's a narrow waterway that spills out into Spa Creek. The name "Ego Alley" comes from the queue of expensive boats that parade through the waterway on evenings and weekends. But it does make for an interesting place to meander.
Recent visitors describe it as a must-see; the benches along Dock Street are the perfect place to sit, relax and watch the boats and people go by. In warm weather, many people order an ice cream cone from the nearby Storm Brothers Ice Cream Factory before checking out the boats. The month of December, though cold, is another nice time to take a stroll down here since many of the boats are decked out in Christmas lights.
You'll find a Starbucks at its mouth, and you'll want to follow Dock Street down the alley. When you reach the end, the popular Pusser's Caribbean Grille restaurant will be across the waterway from you.
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