verb (used without object)
to go about seeing places and things of interest: In Rome, we only had two days to sightsee.
verb (used with object)
to go about seeing the major sights of: We had only two days to sightsee Rome.

1825–35; back formation from sightseer or sightseeing

sightseer, noun Unabridged
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sightsee (ˈsaɪtˌsiː)
vb , -sees, -seeing, -saw, -seen
informal to visit the famous or interesting sights of (a place)

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Example sentences
Do not remain in the vicinity of the disturbance to sightsee.
Hardly the scenic qualities that entice travelers to venture further into
  downtown or other commercial areas to sightsee and shop.
We encourage everyone to limit travel after an earthquake and to avoid the
  temptation to sightsee.
Houseboats provide comfort at a relaxed pace, as well as a chance to sightsee
  beyond developed areas.
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