Activities, Day Trips, Things To Do, and Excursions Around the World

Activities and Tours in Western Europe
How to Skip the Line at the Eiffel TowerCheap Activities and Tours in Lyon, FranceCheap Activities in Granada, Spain
Activities and Tours in Southern Europe
Cheap Tours and Things to Do in MadridTapas Tours in MadridAffordable Tours and Activities in Granada, Spain
Activities and Tours in Southeast Asia
The Best Affordable Day Trips from Bangkok, ThailandCheap Tours and Activities for Budget Travellers in Bangkok, ThailandCheap Angkor Wat Tours and Activities
Activities and Tours in North America
The Best Things to Do in Chicago with KidsCheap and Fun Shore Excursions in Cozumel, MexicoThe Best Museums in New York City
Activities and Tours in South America
Activities and Tours in Central America and the Caribbean
Activities and Tours in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific

Types of Activities: Something for Everyone

Every person is different, and every trip is different, too. The types of activities that an individual may choose to partake on a trip is personal and should be tailored to the person's interests as well as the type of destination.

From relaxing on the beach to exploring a national park on foot, and from shopping and dining in a big city to relaxing in a B&B in a small town, activities while traveling can vary greatly.


Cities around the world offer so many diverse activities for every type of traveler. From shopping and dining to visiting ancient cathedrals to art museums to the nightlife, cities are always awake for the traveler that never wants to sleep.

In any new city, it's always a good idea to get an overview of the place, its history, and its culture. Many cities offer hop-on-hop-off bus tours, walking tours, segway tours, or other overview experiences that let new visitors explore the environment before deciding what else to do.

Once you're settled, take in the art museums, popular monuments and attractions, and other popular activities that each unique city has to offer.

Outdoor Activities

From the national parks to the seashore, most countries in the world offer some sort of outdoor experience to see the natural scenery and wildlife of the region. Camping, hiking, trekking, biking, and fishing are just a few of the possibilities. Why not go hiking in the beautiful mountains or even take a driving tour through remote areas of the country?

Water Sports

For destinations that are on the coast, plenty of sea-based activities and sports are often huge attractions. Scuba diving, snorkeling, boating, sailing, deep sea fishing, and dinner cruises are just a few of the more popular options. All of these activities can be booked in advance in most destinations, and often at a discount.

Food and Cuisine

The food of a place is one of the main reasons why many travelers will visit. Naturally, eating out is a popular passtime as well as a must-do. But restaurants are only the beginning. Various food tours can take vistitors to a variety of new restaurants, homestays, food markets, and street food vendors that provide even more culinary adventures. And don't forget aboout the option to take a cooking or baking class. You could learn to cook like the locals!

Budget Your Trip is all about finding out how much everything costs so that you can travel cheaper and longer. Created by avid travelers Laurie and Bryan, our goal is to help you plan your next trip on the right budget. With average daily travel costs that are calculated from the budgets of real travelers, plus an analysis of hotel and tour prices, you can find out how much money you need to plan your next adventure. We also have plenty of travel advice, accommodation reviews, and activity suggestions.

Search for Travel Costs