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Rick Steves' Europe: Blackpool, England

Home to a giant amusement park, a vintage trolley and an old-time variety show, Blackpool is northwest England's glittering beach city

Blackpool, England

Blackpool England map
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Blinking and giggling on the coast just north of Liverpool, Blackpool has been the vacation dreamland of generations of working-class North Englanders.

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