April 4 2011 by Bridget Daly
The countdown begins! The Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton is about a month away and the world is a buzz. Invitations have been sent, merchandise is being sold, the guest list has been leaked and many Royal Family enthusiasts are wondering how they can be a part (if even a small part) of this extravagant, historic event. Why not get a little closer to the event by planning a trip to William and Kate's home turf?
"An extra 600,000 visitors...are predicted to descend upon this city on the Thames on April 29, when Will and Kate tie the knot at Westminster Abbey," according to TheStar.com.
Things to do during the nuptial weekend including guided tours to the wedding reception location, Buckingham Palace; St. James's Palace, the location where the couple's first engagement photos were snapped; the official residence of Prince Charles and his sons; and the jewelry shop where Diana's famous engagement ring was produced - now worn by Middleton.
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The best thing about visiting London during this historic event is the unlimited amount of things to do in and around the city. London is a top must-see travel destination in the world and being there during this Royal Event is just an exciting perk during your visit!
To book your stay and get a glimpse of what is sure to be a wedding talked about for years to come, visit BestWestern.com.