Blackpool Travel Guide
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Blackpool Travel Guide
Where is Blackpool?
Plane tickets? Check. Suitcase packed? Yep. Wait... where are we going again? Before you jump in the airport bus, it's good to know just where Blackpool is.
It lies roughly 200 miles northwest of the national capital, London, and 17 miles southwest of Morecambe.
Love meeting the locals when you're on vacation? This area of Lancashire boasts a population of around 140,000 people.
Places to Visit in Blackpool
Take a much-needed break from the more hectic aspects of your itinerary with a stroll through Stanley Park. Like some more options? It's wet, it's entertaining and it's fun for all ages. If you are looking for a way to cool off, Sandcastle Waterpark is a fantastic place for the whole family. But that's not all! Check out the line-up at Winter Gardens. This place is well known as the home of some excellent art workshops, music shows and other events.
Car Rentals in Blackpool
Your vacation begins with car rentals in Blackpool. Whether you’re eager to swerve off the tourist trail or just like the idea of having your own transportation, Orbitz can help you find the keys to your ride.
You can go straight from the sky to the highway at Blackpool International Airport. You don't need to go far to find Budget and Avis.
If you're planning on staying around the city, pay a visit to Europcar at Blackpool Airport. It is located 3 miles from the heart of town.
Where to stay in Blackpool – Hotel Accommodation
There's no need to worry about securing a place to kick your feet up. Orbitz features 289 hotels in Blackpool
. Line up your room today for all the best deals around.The Blackpool FC Hotel
is one of the best upmarket accommodations. If that's not quite to your taste, consider the Surrey House Hotel
, another terrific choice. Or, if you're traveling on a tight budget, have a look at the St. Ives Hotel
and the Claremont Hotel
Nearest Airports to Blackpool
After getting all the way to John Lennon Airport (LPL), you'll just have one more journey before you reach your final destination. The terminal is situated 35 miles south of the downtown area.
Popular Places to Visit Near BlackpoolEllesmere Port
is just 40 miles away from Blackpool. Visit this place for convenient access to some top tourist attractions like the Chester Zoo and Chester Cathedral. Just 40 miles away is another nearby destination that's well worth visiting. Manchester
is a handy place to access great attractions such as the Museum of Science and Industry and the Urbis.
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