Keep up your daily mileage and take in the sights of a new city with a sightrunning tour, a growing worldwide trend in the travel industry that helps travelers explore destinations on foot.
Now sprinting through 50 cities on six continents, sightrunning tours offer runners an active and eco-friendly way to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a new place while also getting a workout in. Companies around the globe provide personalized or group tours with guides who take runners past historic sights and give the history of the city as well as insider information on hot spots. Ranging from approximately $30–100, tours can be designed to visitors’ interests and fitness levels.
Go! Running Tours provides an extensive list of sightrunning companies worldwide, making it easier for travelers to find and book a tour with members in Africa, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.
City Running Tours operates in several cities in the United States, including Annapolis, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New York City, Philadelphia, Portland, Providence, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C. The company offers personalized tours, catering to clients’ preferences for distance, pace and sight interests, as well as a weekly schedule of group runs that range from three to six miles.
Next time you’re on vacation, forget sightseeing; lace up your sneaks and try sightrunning!
The Alamo was a place occupied by Spanish settlers, and an important part of the early stages of Texas’s war for independence from Mexico. The Spanish settlers established a military and prepared for a fight. During the early stages of the war, a group of Texan soldiers ambushed and took over the Alamo from the Mexican military and gained control of San Antonio. Shortly after, the Mexican military gained control once again. The Battle of The Alamo went on for years and eventually ended with the Texans winning.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.