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Be a Local Tour Guide

Find out about travel and tourism in your hometown. Discover how to make your community a fun adventure for all visitors!

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  • What are the most fun, unique and interesting activities in the area?
  • What materials do you need for this activity?
  • How will you present all your ideas?
  • How will you follow your tour? Will you walk, cycle or travel by some other means?
  • How do you stay safe if you’re out in the community guiding others?


  • International adventures also include getting visitors from across the world to visit you! Be an advocate for your hometown.
  • What makes your hometown interesting, unique and fun for people visiting from all over the world?
  • Document all the must-sees, must-dos and secret gems from your town and plan a local guided tour with your Section.
  • Practice your tour guiding to perfect the experience!


  • What were the most popular aspects of your tour?
  • How did you stay safe while practicing or leading the tour?
  • What do you know now that you did not know before?

Keep it Simple

  • Practice your tour with a younger Section to see how it works out. Make changes to the tour depending on what is unpopular. You may want to include other ideas!

Take it Further

  • Make your own hometown brochure that clearly outlines all the interesting and fun attractions! Distribute your brochure to visitors in the town.