A few places to go and things to see while visiting London

If you are planning to travel to London in the future there are a lot of things to do. You could just walk the streets and enjoy the scenery or you can stop by a few of the many tourist attractions. Either way you will have more than enough things to do to keep you entertained.

1. First you can make a grand entrance to Buckingham Palace. It is one of the most eloquent palaces in the world and is the Queens personal residence. The palace state has 19 rooms in all and is available to tour from the months of July - October so be sure to book a ticket in advance.

2. One can also take the the Original London Sight-Seeing Tour. It is an open top bus so you would to have a great view of central London. It is conveniently available in seven languages. The tour is also a hop-on , hop-off tour so you can take a break and further explore at will. The ticket price is inclusive of a two hour walking tour and a river tour.

3. Take a ride on the Docklands Light Railway or DLR. This is an interesting train because it has no driver, it runs automatically. It has a futuristic feel because you are elevated high in the sky and weaving through sky-scrapers on the Isle of Dogs. It has been compared to a slow roller-coaster in the sky. So sit back and brace yourself for a world-class ride.

4. Another popular place is The Shakespeare Globe. This is where Shakespeare performed his world famous plays. The building has been completely reconstructed and is an amazing sight to see. You will have to stand the entire time but with all of the action, drama and suspense on stage I doubt that you would be in your chair anyway. It is one of Bankside's most famous buildings. A tour of Shakespeare's Globe will teach you a lot about the Elizabethan theater and Shakespeare London.

5.You could also make a stop by the British Museum. This is one of the worlds oldest museums. This museum has so many things to show that they simply cannot show every thing at once. Artifacts are rotated on a regular basis to make sure everything gets displayed. There is a phase called "The Enlightenment" that has a permanent display of around 5,000 objects to highlight the period of the 18th century.

London is a great to place visit. You can see Buckingham palace, take a bus tour, visit Shakespeare's Globe, ride the DLR or visit the British Museum. As long as you are in London there is never a shortage of things to do and places to see. So bring some walking shoes , a camera and backpack because it will be an adventure for you and your family.