Reach out beyond England's capital city and you'll find a diverse mix of other cool and cultured cities that give London a run for its money, with beautiful national parks, castles, cathedrals and charming market towns. And let's not forget that if you hit up this region of Britain during the summer, there's a whole host of festivals to attend every weekend, come rain or shine... and the English really know how to party! Hire a car, grab one of our bus passes or take an adventure tour with other travelers to see the very best of England. Here's our top picks of where to go below...
Try and catch Guy Fawkes Night on the 5th November, when fireworks light up the sky above Westminster in London and thousands of Guy Fawkes dolls are burned on bonfires up and down the country. This weird celebration is held each year to mark the anniversary of a plot to blow up parliament in the 16th Century!
It's no secret: in England, it can rain at any time, so a brolly is a good idea.
England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are a hospitable bunch. U.S. citizens arriving in the UK as tourists don’t need to apply for a tourist visa, and you can stay for up to six months.