What is a City Tour?

A city tour can be one of many things. However, most city tours are a historical tour by bus, train, boat, trolley or foot that travels around popular landmarks with a live narrative. City tours are great for learning the culture of a certain location. You will find city tours a popular tour in most tourist destinations since travelers are eager to know more about where they are visiting. These tours can also inform visitors of what to do in town from a local’s point of view.

What is the best type of transportation for these tours?
Everyone has his or her preference, but the bus or trolley seems to be most popular because you can see a lot in a shorter period of time. Most of the time, a trolley or bus will let you get out and explore too.

What is a hop on hop off tour?
These tours are a type of city tour that lets you get off and on the bus when you want to explore attractions. There is a live narrative on board.

When should we do a city tour when on vacation?
It’s always best to book a city tour right when you get to your destination. You can learn a lot about the city and figure out what you want to do.

Are the city run buses the same as a bus tour?
No, the city run buses only get you to where you want to go. They are not targeted to tourist and they don’t give a live narrative. Don’t rely on the city buses for a tour!


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