Islington, Hackney and Shoreditch, are nearby suburbs which are also worth exploring.
Of course, people come from near and far to experience Big Ben, one of the most photographed sites in the country. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the city center.
Spend some time in London’s center. Don’t miss Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall and Trafalgar Square.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. Spend a few hours of browsing the exhibits at Geffrye Museum and the London Canal Museum. Book tickets for a couple of the spectacular theater, dance and music performances at the Sadler's Wells Theatre.
While vacationing in Highbury, be sure to see the Arsenal soccer team in winter at Emirates Stadium, the region’s premier sporting venue. Emirates Stadium also offers interesting behind the scenes tours, giving sports fans a chance to learn about the stadium’s inner workings and about current and past local heroes.
When it’s time to relax after enjoying the charms of Highbury, check in to one of the many local accommodation options. The Tune Hotel Kings Cross, London, the Holiday Inn Express London City and the Holiday Inn London-Kings Cross Bloomsbury are just three of the most popular accommodation options here.