Things to do in Blackpool, a resort paradise on England's Irish Sea Coast, include indulging in a variety of amusements, live entertainment, dancing, nightlife and endless gold-sand coast. If you're on a family holiday, head for the Blackpool Pleasure Beach, a traditional amusement park with vintage coasters, games, thrill rides and carnival-style eats. You can visit the circus and the glass viewing platform at Blackpool Tower or head for the Tower Ballroom and see dancers whirling around to the sounds of a classic Wurlitzer organ.

Shopping and dining experiences abound in Blackpool. You'll find great variety among the styles and menus of area restaurants, including traditional fish and chips at walk-up carts, craft cocktail bars, fine seafood restaurants like Harry Ramsden and laid-back pub fare at the BANK Bar & Grill. Head for high-street and fashion shopping at the Houndshill Shopping Centre or catch antiques, retro and vintage clothes, arts and crafts at The Regent. From upscale eats and luxury shops to laid-back cafes and discount brands, you'll find It all in Blackpool.

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