Which City Is Expected to Be the Most Popular Summer Spot?

PHOTO: Big Ben, The London Eye and Parliment are seen at dusk in London, England.Getty Images
Big Ben, The London Eye and Parliment are seen at dusk in London, England.

London will be one of the most popular destinations this summer as the city gears up to host the 2012 Olympics, which will be sure to draw visitors from all over the globe.

As the summer approaches, all eyes will be on England as they prepare to host one of the largest international sporting events, the 2012 Summer Olympics. Millions of people are expected to travel to the Olympic games and Paralympic games fromt July through September. In early June, Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee will also be taking place in England, marking her 60 years on the throne. The Jubilee will be celebrated with a river pageant and spectacular concert at Buckingham Palace. These two rare events are sure to attract a record number of visitors to the city this summer.

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