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!
Winter in Boston is a magical experience; from a stroll across the frosted Public Gardens to holiday shopping on Newbury Street, the festive season comes alive in Boston.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
A perfect New England holiday season awaits in Central Massachusetts. West of Boston, the state offers plenty of small-town holiday charm and events.
Spain’s capital brims with historical sites, tapas and neighborhoods to explore. Home to world-class art museums, breathtaking architecture and a spectacular dining scene, Madrid is a feast for all senses. If you only have two days to explore the city, don’t worry. We spoke with Four Seasons Hotel Madrid’s concierge team to give you the best insight for your short trip to Madrid.
For travelers looking for a dessert escape this holiday season, Oasis at Death Valley awaits. Ancient waters bubble up from the ground to support an entire ecosystem at Oasis at Death Valley, a secluded resort tucked into the dramatic desert setting off Death Valley National Park.