If your day is fueled by an insatiable pizza obsession, you’re not alone. The BBC reported more than 40 million Americans will eat pizza on any given day and it is the most popular meal in the world. Fortunately, you can blend your love of pizza and travel in one place with a pizza tour. Here’s where to eat your way through the United States on a local pizza tour.
Scott’s Pizza Tour
Perhaps the most famous pizza tour in the United States, Scott’s Pizza Tours offers a team of pizza spirit guides who will show you around the best pizzerias in New Jersey and New York on a guided tour. Founder Scott Wiener even writes an award-winning column for Pizza Today Magazine, as well as a host of other pizza-specific publications.
Chicago Pizza Tours
Your family can eat their way right through some of Chicago’s most unique neighborhoods on a Chicago Pizza Tour. Guests learn more about the city’s pizza legacy, try the biggest slices in the city and can see Chicago’s oldest-running pizzerias. Your kids will finally be introduced to that tried-and-true Chicago-style pizza you can sink your teeth into and savor.
Boston Pizza Tours
Savor the local flavor of Beantown with a Boston Pizza Tour, featuring locally owned pizzerias run by local tour guides. For night lovers, a Pizza After Dark Tour explores Boston’s nightlife on a 2.5-hour pizza walking tour. Meanwhile, the North End Pizza Tour features Boston’s oldest neighborhood first settled in 1630 with the chance to experience five Freedom Trail sites on a walk through Little Italy. Your family gets to savor different pizzas while learning more about Boston and staying active in the process.
A Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour
The wildly popular a Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tour takes visitors to the best pizzerias in the borough. Hungry guests skip right over the long lines at the notoriously popular Grimaldi’s pizza in DUMBO for its tasty Neapolitan-style pizza. Other stops include the Coney Island Boardwalk, L&B Spumoni Gardens in Bensonhurst and movie set locations like Saturday Night Fever and Goodfellas.
Whichever pizza tour you try, come hungry and take lots of photos along the way. You can even turn eating the best pizza in the city into a new vacation tradition for your family.
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