Sightseeing in Your Hometown

Chandelier at the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum in Seattle
Chandelier at the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum in Seattle

I've been invited by Residence Inn to contribute to their Family Travel Talk Forum on Facebook this year. We're a few months in, and it has been fun to see the forum become a place where traveling parents share thoughts and information..

This month I'm writing about tips for feeling like you've had a vacation even when you don't leave your hometown here and I hope you'll share your own tips as well.

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    August 27, 2013 at 12:28 a.m.

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  2. Nicola
    September 9, 2013 at 10:42 p.m.

    A great way to feel refreshed and feel like you're on vacation in your hometown is to encourage visitors. We've got my mother in law to stay (i live in HK) and it's been really nice showing her around and renewing my love for the city

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  4. catherin
    September 19, 2013 at 12:33 p.m.

    yeah you are right, there are so many places in our hometown which I never saw even though I am living there for like 25 years !

  5. Tom Tom

    September 30, 2013 at 9:02 p.m.

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  6. Shauna Armitage
    October 9, 2013 at 5:26 p.m.

    This sounds like a great group/forum! I find that I discover new things with my family when I try to think like a tourist in my own hometown. There is always so much more than I realized before!

  7. Aktar
    October 14, 2013 at 10:49 p.m.

    It was pleasure visiting your blog, I've come to know many new things.

  8. Heathrow Airport Taxi Service
    October 22, 2013 at 6:10 a.m.

    Best way to have a vacation without leaving your hometown is to spend your holidays with your family. And if you wish for outing just visit your local park with your family, I am sure this will be your best trip.

  9. Curtis
    October 27, 2013 at 1:58 p.m.

    I am glad you picked a Seattle attraction for your picture! My home town! Every once in a while we "play tourist" and do local stuff. Then we remember why we live here, it is awesome! Thanks.

  10. John Haynes
    November 3, 2013 at 3 p.m.

    I will never lose interest in sightseeing my hometown. Even if it's not that beautiful, the memories on it made it very special.

  11. Hannah
    November 4, 2013 at 12:15 a.m.

    Good luck with your talk! Glad i ran into your blog!

  12. James Shaw
    November 4, 2013 at 12:41 a.m.

    Staycation as I would love to call it, is a good way to have vacation without having to spend so much. This is perfect if you spend with your family and love ones.

  13. Indian Travel Agent
    December 3, 2013 at 3:34 a.m.

    Your article is very interesting andbeautiful..

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    I will never lose interest in sightseeing my hometown. Even if it's not that beautiful, the memories on it made it very special.

  16. Caroline
    January 31, 2014 at 5:32 a.m.

    Seems obvious, but visit your local tourism board, and visit the places that they tout...!

  17. Tina
    March 5, 2014 at 10:26 p.m.

    Nice read, another great post.. thanks a lot..

  18. Elizabeth Sanchez

    March 14, 2014 at 12:59 p.m.

    We finally had a good weekend to do this last weekend and went to the National Museum of Mexican Art. I was very impressed with out well the kids did inside the museum and am looking forward to trekking about to more Chicago attractions with them :-) I think an added bonus for us might be getting into the city by train or bus. It will be good practice for them if/when we make it to Europe.

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    May 25, 2014 at 6:45 p.m.

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