While the city may be more well-known for its Manchester United football, this bustling English destination has much more to offer beyond the soccer stadium. Located 200 miles northwest of London, this modern city has undergone a dramatic facelift from its industrial era roots to a rejuvenated metropolis that’s now home to the Museum of Science & Industry in addition to the boho-chic Northern Quarter and the National Football Museum in the Urbis building, a spectacular structure resembling a gigantic glass triangle. So whether it’s culture, history, or sporting events that draw you to this bustling city, there’s no arguing that a Manchester vacation will be truly unforgettable.

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