Yes and Yes.
Home Tours are huge for visitors to get a "look see" into the community and the style of architecture that comes with it.
This is more than ornamental screen doors and fancy solar panels.
How does a home in Phoenix is designed to beat the heat versus a home in Miami to withstand hurricane force winds.
Aside from the structures what about the neighborhood communities and traffic. Taking a home tour can give you insight to how people get around town like in Portland would you be able to get around on a bike?
While I am partial to the Hearst Castle there are some huge home tours worth traveling for.
One address totally is worthwhile and that is Washington D.C. and you can actually stay home as KQED will be giving the walkthru for you.
|An Intimate Tour|
|A new two-hour documentary provides a behind-the-scenes tour of America's most famous address through the stories of historians, former employees, members of first families and the press. Watch The White House: Inside Story on Tuesday, July 12, at 8pm on KQED 9.|