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Travel guides can help tourists become more informed about the places they would like to visit as they plan where to eat, sleep, and explore. Guides offer vacationers advance knowledge of must-see sights and ways to make the most of their time while traveling. They also prepare travelers with valuable knowledge that can enhance their travel experience, including how to be culturally competent and respectful, which enables tourists to better interact with the locals of the areas they are visiting. Another important reason to consult guides before traveling is because they provide tips on the best ways to remain safe by warning of areas that are dangerous and best avoided. Travel guides can also assist travelers with children in learning about family-friendly vacation destinations. These ...

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