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London— 2 nights
The Square Mile
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.Get a sense of the local culture at Tower of London and Natural History Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buckingham Palace and Clarence House. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Big Ben, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the London vacation planner.
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.