"There are some things that can't be missed when visiting Blackpool and one of them is a trip to the Tower."
1. Grundy Art Gallery
Opened in 1911, this striking building in the heart of the town hosts a variety of contemporary visual art exhibitions. Most of the work on display tends to relate in some way to the location and history of Blackpool.
Info: grundyartgallery.com, 01253 478170
2. The Great Promenade Show
A promenade show with a difference. Marvel at ten outrageous installations inspired by Blackpool's natural and man-made attractions - from a giant glitter ball to a sea-water-powered musical organ - all located on a two-kilometre stretch along the South Promenade.
Info: greatpromenadeshow.co.uk, 01253 478104
3. Blackpool Tower
There are some things that can't be missed when visiting Blackpool and one of them is a trip to the Tower. Take the heritage trail tour to discover the history of this most iconic landmark and finish with a scrumptious cream tea in the Ballroom.
Info: theblackpooltower.co.uk, 01253 622242
One of the star rides at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Infusion combines five loops and a double-line twist - plus there's the added thrill of cascading walls of water. Not that you'll see them, because your eyes will be pressed tightly shut! Do you dare to go for a ride?
Info: blackpoolpleasurebeach.com, 0871 222 1234
5. Grand Theatre
For evening entertainment, this beautiful Grade II-listed Victorian theatre always delivers. From spectacular musicals to stand-up comedy, Britain's 'National Theatre of Variety' works hard to provide something for everyone.
Info: blackpoolgrand.co.uk, 01253 290190
6. The North Pier
Opened in 1863, the North Pier is the longest and oldest pier in the resort and arguably offers the best views of Blackpool. Marvel at its architectural splendour as you enjoy a drink in the Carousel Bar, or relax in style in the open-air Victorian sun lounge.
Info: blackpoolnorthpier.co.uk, 01253 621452