When you travel, experiencing a layover is usually not very much fun, but fortunately, it can be made a little easier if you’re in certain cities. Some of the bigger, more international cities offer things to do that won’t take up a lot of your time, but which can get you out of the airport and into the city so that you can enjoy a little downtime before your next flight leaves. Below are a few of them.
Salt Lake City International Airport
In Salt Lake City, the Mormon church sponsors a 45-minute tour of Temple Square, Utah’s number-one tourist attraction. In this tour, you’ll experience the Mormon Tabernacle, the 11-foot marble Christus statue, and the Salt Lake Temple, which took nearly 40 years to finish building.
If your layover is at least six hours, you can take excursions to places such as various historic districts and even sample some real Turkish food. The area is rich in history, so if you want to know more about the city and its many cultural benefits, you can utilize your layover time to do just that.
Los Angeles International Airport
You can get a private tour of L.A. for a mere $96, so if you have a long layover scheduled at LAX, this is the perfect way to spend your time. Included in the tour are free pickup and delivery to and from the airport, as well as a tour of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hollywood sign, and Santa Monica, as well as a meal at the area’s farmers’ market.
Changi Airport in Singapore
Singapore is an amazing city, and if you have a layover at its Changi airport you can take one of the free tours they offer, which allows you to visit Chinatown, Little India, the Singapore Flyer Ferris wheel, and the Marina Bay Financial Center.
Incheon Airport in South Korea
See the capital city of Seoul when you have a layover at this airport, where you can tour caves, palaces, temples, and even some downtown shopping, and you only need a few hours to experience this stress-free excursion.