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Friday 22 March 2019
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City Guides Not Just for the Tourists

City guides

Do you know where the best pizza place is in your town? What about the best bowling alley? Or the best museum?

Chances are, if you have lived in your town for any length of time, you know your favorite haunts. But there are always times when you just have the urge to try something new. Internet searches or mobile apps can give you a decent enough list of places near you, but have you ever considered checking out an online city guide to your own city?

Most people rely on city guides to help them have a great vacation in a new place. They can easily reference popular restaurants, highly rated attractions, and hidden gems in nearly any city in the country. The best city guides can give you peak season events as well as year round points of interest, including walking tours, traveling exhibits, and local cultural hotspots.

Well, if the tourists can use it, why not you? The very same city guides the out of towners use to enjoy your city can help you find a new restaurant, an overlooked event, or a new shopping adventure, right in your own backyard. Ever driven past a business and wondered what could possibly be inside? Ever wondered if your town has an Ethiopian restaurant? Or have you ever had friends or relatives visit a second time, only to roll their eyes when you offer to take them to the same places you took them last time?

The guides that make your city so appealing to visitors can also help you discover things about your neighborhood you might never have otherwise known. And the very best city guides will have online options, so you can start investigating right away without having to wait for a brochure or video in the mail. Just hop onto your favorite browser and download or stream the best city guides your town has to offer. And get to know the place you call home a little bit better.