London is an ever-popular city for millennials, offering an eclectic mixture of things to see and do. Whilst lots of young twenty-somethings head to the capital to live, many more favour visits to recharge their batteries and see some of the city’s world-famous attractions. Here’s five for any millennial to add to their travel itinerary…
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
The London 2012 Olympic Games were one of the highlights in the city’s modern history, and Olympic Park is a fitting tribute which never seems rooted in the past. This makes it ideal for action-loving millennials eager to explore this large, sweeping tourist attraction which has been transformed with care into a venue with lots to enjoy every day of the week. Not only is the park packed with sporty activities but lots of inspiring artwork and activities, including the ArcelorMittal Orbit, an enormous sculpture which also doubles as a slide. Measuring at some 178 metres, the trip is speedy as can be, with a journey time of just 40 seconds sure to appeal to any adrenaline junkie staying at M Montcalm Tech City.
Natural History Museum Sleepover
Dino Snores is an adult-centric sleepover organised by the Natural History Museum, letting millennials get in touch with their inner-child with a fun-packed roster of events throughout the evening. The night starts with welcome drinks as you set up camp, followed by a three-course dinner, guided trips around the exhibitions and galleries, live music, gin sampling, stand-up comedy acts, a dinosaur-themed games room and much more besides. If this doesn’t sound like a millennial paradise, we’re not sure what does! Try a night away from your spa hotel in Shoreditch for this most unique of evenings.
The London Eye is one of the city’s most famous sights, and it’s certainly a must try for any millennial visiting the M Montcalm Tech City. Not only will a spin on the London Eye provide plenty of memories of the amazing views above London, but it’s one of those iconic tourist attractions everyone should visit at least once.
It’s not the most high-octane of activities – but seeing a show at this historic London theatre is ideal for a literature-loving millennial – and gives you the ideal opportunity to celebrate the work of perhaps London’s most celebrated writer. Whether a die hard Shakespeare fan or more of a novice, there’s sure to be something to enjoy.
Enjoy some local shopping
It’s not just formal attractions which continuously draw millennials to London; there’s much more to enjoy here besides the regular tourist traps. The city is notorious for it’s fantastic shopping opportunities, offering everything from markets to vintage and luxury stores and boutiques. Whatever it is you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it in London – as generation upon generation of twentysomethings have experienced in the past and experience now in the 21st century.