Sale! Take 20% off everything!

Sale! Take 20% off everything!

What do you want to do? How about do all the things! With a cool 20% off everything, so you can do even more things. Book any Urban Adventures tour for any time during the rest of 2019, and we’ll take 20% off at checkout when you use code SALE20....

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Introducing New York Times Journeys City Tours

Introducing New York Times Journeys City Tours

Urban Adventures has partnered with The New York Times for a new kind of city experience. Our newest line-up of day tours are inspired by Times content, particularly the newspaper’s much-loved “36 Hours” travel column. Expect our usual #localsknow themes such as arts and artisans, local cuisine and history, but...

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Urban Adventures named Innovator of the Year for responsible travel… twice!

Urban Adventures named Innovator of the Year for responsible travel… twice!

We are honoured, humbled and oh-so-happy to report that Urban Adventures has been named Innovator of the Year by not one, but two associations honouring the best in the travel industry. In late December we were presented with the 2017 New Innovator in Travel Philanthropy Award at Tourism Cares’ Hearts...

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Are we okay continuing to shop, until they drop?

Are we okay continuing to shop, until they drop?

When travellers head out to markets in search of souvenirs, they often don’t know if the goods they’re buying are made locally or responsibly. Instead of supporting touristy markets selling mass-produced imported goods, Urban Adventures wants to highlight the independent artisans who are preserving local culture — and through that,...

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Pop in for some culture, the USA way!

Pop in for some culture, the USA way!

From the Rocky steps in Philly to the neon Las Vegas Strip, no place is more pop culture iconic than the USA! And we want to help you see the sites in this landmark-packed country. But don’t just tick off the mainstream ‘to-dos’ — see the USA the #localsknow way....

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“I don’t do groups.” How to go your own way on an Urban Adventure

“I don’t do groups.” How to go your own way on an Urban Adventure

Let’s face it, as much as we love group travel (ahem, let’s clarify that: small group travel), we know that not everyone shares our passion. Sometimes you just want to do your own thing. Or sometimes you already have a built-in group of travel pals and you’d rather just tour...

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What is Urban Adventures all about?

What is Urban Adventures all about?

At Urban Adventures, we firmly believe local travel is one of the best ways we can support responsible tourism. In fact, we believe it so strongly that we’ve made it our entire business. All our tours are run by local experts, not some faceless corporate team located halfway around the...

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We’ve won gold at the World Responsible Tourism Awards!

We’ve won gold at the World Responsible Tourism Awards!

Today is World Responsible Tourism Day, and we are beyond excited at today’s news: Urban Adventures has won a World Responsible Tourism Award! We won gold in the category of “Engaging People and Culture,” which honours the best examples of holidays that celebrate local people, traditions, and ways of life....

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#blueSkyforSkye

#blueSkyforSkye

We’re a pretty close family here at Urban Adventures. When one of our partners around the world has a big life event — whether that’s something as wonderful as a wedding or birth, or as sad as a loss — we all reach out, to say congratulations or to send...

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Urban Adventures scoops Travolution award

Urban Adventures scoops Travolution award

Urban Adventures was awarded the Rising Brand of the Year award at this week’s Travolution Awards 2014, the UK travel industry’s highest accolade for innovation and excellence online. The awards were judged by a panel of business leaders, experts, and entrepreneurs, and recognise companies that excel in the fields of...

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