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

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Blackpool Promenade

Blackpool England promenade
(Andrew J.G. Bell; Eye Ubiquitous / Corbis)

Blackpool, the first city in England to switch on electric streetlights, illuminates all six miles of waterfront each September and October.


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