London Vacations

Written by Kathleen Gagne
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The ancient city of London covers over 650 square miles and is one of the most interesting and exciting cities in the world--all the more reason for you to make London vacations your next vacation. There are hundreds of attractions to see, some of which date back over a thousand years. London vacations can take you from the glamour of royal homes to Abbey Road to Westminster Abbey and Soho. Today you can even view the entire city from the new London Eye that rises 450 feet above the Thames River and is the world's largest observation wheel.

London Vacations Options

Whether you choose to join a tour group or to take the advantage of one of the many superb London guidebooks, you will be immersed in one of the truly international cities of the world. Standing firmly on a two thousand year past and always poised to look to the future, London offers delightful pastimes for every vacation taste. If you're visiting London for the first time, it's a good idea to take a more structured vacation, such as one that includes a guided tour at the beginning.

There is no bad time to visit London. You simply have to pick your choice of seasons and then make your plans. It's a good idea to book your flight and hotel at the same time. This can often result in serious savings over separate bookings. If you plan to do some driving on your own, you will find that the major car rental companies all provide services in London, but it's best to reserve your car before you arrive.

London vacations that come in package deals usually offer night flights that allow you to arrive in London refreshed and ready to go, combined with rooms at some of the finest hotels for as little as $40--$50 a night. If you're into rock and roll and theater, you will find special packages designed to keep you rockin' throughout your trip. If museums and Roman antiquities are more your style, you can book a tour that focuses on the hundreds of sights right in London and in the surrounding countryside. Whatever your London dream vacation, there is a London vacations package just for you.

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