the activity of visiting interesting buildings and places as a tourist to go sightseeing Did you have a chance to do any sightseeing? a sightseeing tour of the city Wordfinderabroad, backpack, border, guide, passport, resort, sightseeing, tourist, travel, visa CollocationsTravel and tourismHolidays/vacations have/take (British English) a holiday/(North American English) a vacation/a break/a day off/(British English) a gap year go on/be on holiday/vacation/leave/honeymoon/safari/a trip/a tour/a cruise/a pilgrimage go backpacking/camping/hitchhiking/sightseeing plan a trip/a holiday/a vacation/your itinerary book accommodation/a hotel room/a flight/tickets have/make/cancel a reservation/(especially British English) booking rent a villa/(both British English) a holiday home/a holiday cottage (especially British English) hire/ (especially North American English) rent a car/bicycle/moped stay in a hotel/a bed and breakfast/a youth hostel/a villa/(both British English) a holiday home/a caravan cost/charge $100 a/per night for a single/double/twin/standard/(British English) en suite room check into/out of a hotel/a motel/your room pack/unpack your suitcase/bags call/order room service cancel/cut short a trip/holiday/vacationForeign travel apply for/get/renew a/your passport take out/buy/get travel insurance catch/miss your plane/train/ferry/connecting flight fly (in)/travel in business/economy class make/have a brief/two-day/twelve-hour stopover/(North American English also) layover in Hong Kong experience/cause/lead to delays check (in)/collect/get/lose (your) (especially British English) luggage/(especially North American English) baggage be charged for/pay excess baggage board/get on/leave/get off the aircraft/plane/ship/ferry taxi down/leave/approach/hit/overshoot the runway experience/hit/encounter severe turbulence suffer from/recover from/get over your jet lag/travel sicknessThe tourist industry attract/draw/bring tourists/visitors encourage/promote/hurt tourism promote/develop ecotourism build/develop/visit a tourist/holiday/(especially British English) seaside/beach/ski resort work for/be operated by a major hotel chain be served by/compete with low-cost/(especially North American English) low-fare/budget airlines book something through/make a booking through/use a travel agent contact/check with your travel agent/tour operator book/be on/go on a package deal/holiday/tour buy/bring back (tacky/overpriced) souvenirs See related entries: Types of holiday/vacationExtra examples We did some sightseeing in the morning. three days of sightseeing in Beijing Did you have a chance to do any sightseeing? My parents were out shopping or sightseeing. The hotel has a lounge and bar where you can relax after sightseeing. The hotel is an ideal base for sightseeing. The package includes a sightseeing tour of London. There is a programme of sightseeing excursions and entertainment. They were on a sightseeing trip to the Pyramids. You can go sightseeing tomorrow if you like.