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Missed London? Hit These Olympic Hotspots


So you didn’t make it to London for this year’s Summer Games. That doesn’t mean an Olympic journey is out of the question.

Savvy travelers say Olympic host cities can be great places to visit even long after the games have passed. That’s not only because they’re major destinations unto themselves – perhaps you’ve heard of a little town called Athens? – but also because many of them maintain their Olympic ties by offering Olympic attractions of one sort or another.

With that in mind, SmartMoney surveyed the Olympic landscape and found four destinations worthy of putting on your itinerary. We focused on ones where visitors can still enjoy their own Olympic “moment,” be it racing down a bobsled run or taking in an Olympic-themed art exhibition. But we also looked for cities where deals, be it for a restaurant or hotel, can easily be found.

Let the traveling begin…



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