12/03/2010 08:09 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

7 Attractions Near Airports To Visit When Delayed (PHOTOS)

Airport delays, especially around the holidays, are an all-too-common occurrence. Instead of waiting around the airport, head to a nearby attraction to take in the sights while you wait.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek released a list of 7 sights in close proximity to airports, from museums to quintessential food, worth visiting anyway. So the next time you're twiddling your thumbs in the airport, think of these easy escapes that will make the time pass that much faster.

Captions courtesy of Bloomberg BusinessWeek.