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I just booked a flight for London from 23 - 30 May for a nice vacation. My first time in the UK. Anyone have some suggestions on inexpensive but nice hotels in areas that I won't get mugged.

Also other then Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, etc... are there some MUST see places?

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Hey Bert, Don't forget to visit the Ace Café. Check out on-line for what is happening on what night. Always something on the go. it's not far from the tube station either.
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It's on my list.
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Are you into art galleries and/or museums - 'cos there're some very good ones in London.
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The RAF Museum... "As one of London's premier tourist attractions reaching us is quick and easy..... a brisk 12 minute walk from Colindale Underground Station."
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There is a Brough Superior at the Imperial War Museum.
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I always visit the Science Museum when I go to London
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Have a wander along the South Bank,...some nice bars/resturants down there,then do the London Eye for some great views across the city.
There is also Warrs H-D in Chelsea.Its the oldest Harley shop in Europe.They have a nice display of old bikes,...almost a mini museum.
For reasonable priced hotels,...you could try a Premier Inn.There is a couple of them not far from Tower Bridge.
You can also get the Thames water taxi over to Greenwich Maritime museum and the Cutty Sark.
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I always visit the Science Museum when I go to London
Yep, those are two of my favourites that I've visited multiple times when in London. I also like the natural history museum. If you are headed to the Ace Cafe, The London Motorcycle Museum is only a few miles away and was pretty neat; lots of cool old Trumpys . Though I had a car for that visit, so not sure on Tube access.
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The London Motorcycle Museum is only a few miles away and was pretty neat; lots of cool old Trumpys . Though I had a car for that visit, so not sure on Tube access.
Just be aware that the Motorcycle Museum is only open a couple of days a week.
http://www.london-motorcycle-museum.org/welcome.html
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