Web Watch: Welcome to the Neighborhood
Pack your walking shoes and sign up for a history-filled tour of communities across America with the help of these 10 Web sites.

Neighborhood walking tours are a great way to explore a city's heritage while getting a little exercise. Of course, you'll want to know what kinds of tours your vacation destination has to offer before you arrive. Consult these Web sites for assistance with planning a successful neighborhood excursion into history:

Atlanta Preservation Center Walking Tours <www.preserveatlanta.com/walkingtours.htm>: Discover the beauty and rich architectural history Atlanta's neighborhoods have to offer — and be sure to wear your tennis shoes. This Web site outlines seven available walking tours and the schedules for each. The home page features a map of starting points that will keep you in the loop. You'll find tours that explore Atlanta's civil rights history, glamorous movie theaters, Victorian homes and much more.