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Weirdest Roadside Attractions in the US

Jetsetter.com | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

If you've ever taken a cross-country road trip, you know it's true: America has some weird sh*t going on. Nothing beats the oddities you're about to see on this list. Drive on.

The Most Underrated Tourist Attraction In All 50 States

Supercompressor | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Supercompressor

There's nothing wrong with going full tourist when you're visiting a new state--you'd be blowing it if you didn't make time for a trip to The Statue of Liberty or the Golden Gate.

The Best Tourist Attraction in Every State

Thrillist | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

One of the best things about this great nation of ours is that we don't like to be bored. Like, ever. But mostly, on road trips. Which is why we have all these bizarre roadside attractions.

Experiencing Tomorrowland Today

Kari Haugeto | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

When Disney rolled out a Tomorrowland movie (it opens Friday) we had to go back to Tomorrowland, for the sake of journalism.

Stunning Views From the World's Tallest Landmarks (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Whether from the roof of a centuries-old cathedral, the summit of a mountain or the observation deck of a skyscraper, these views can offer travelers a breathtaking new perspective on even the most popular tourist spots.

The Weirdest Roadside Attraction in Every State

Thrillist | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

There's nothing better than a great American cross-country road trip: soaking in the nation's majestic beauty, eating in tiny roadside diners, driving 150 miles out of the way to take a selfie in front of... a giant ball of string!

51 Hours in New York City

Findery | Posted 05.17.2015 | Travel
Findery

One way is to explore this great city in parts and allow yourself to experience some of the best the city has to offer without rushing through it.

14 Reasons You Should Book It To Bali

Findery | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel
Findery

Bali is an island for romantic getaways, ladies-only trips, family vacations, or independent travels. Bali offers the perfect mix of exotic culture, tropical weather and luxury for everyone. Here are 14 tips for eating, praying and loving in Bali.

The World's Coolest New Tourist Attractions

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The year 2015 is all about reimagining old icons in new ways: from Paris to Singapore, architects are transforming existing spaces to the surprise and...

The Best Christmas Attractions In London

Travel + Leisure | Posted 02.15.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Londoners take Christmas very seriously. The festive fever starts when the Oxford Street Christmas lights are officially switched on (this year's date is still to be confirmed, but it usually happens around mid-November).

World's Most-Visited Tourist Attractions (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.11.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

For nearly 500 years, the emperors living within Beijing's opulent Forbidden City dictated who could enter and leave. Well, the gates have opened, and tourists are pouring in to see it all for themselves. Attendance is up by 2.5 million since 2010.

Here's How Los Angeles Residents Do Tourist Destinations In Their Own Town

Posted 10.06.2014 | Los Angeles

It’s nice to be a tourist, but it’s even nicer to be a local — especially if you’re looking for underground, off-the-radar gems that are known...

Pack Your Purell Before You Visit The World's 'Filthiest' Tourist Attractions

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.11.2014 | Travel

Prepare for a serious case of the yucks. We already expect to encounter germs in planes, trains and taxi cabs, but we've never considered that a mu...

Overrated Tourist Attractions You Should Avoid This Summer

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Summertime vacation staples like the Grand Canyon and Mount Rushmore are often at the top of the list for a family road trip, but you may be a little ...

The Most Popular Destinations For International Tourists

The Active Times | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

If you think there are more tourists than ever, you are right. More than one billion people now visit another country each year.

The 10 Weirdest Tourist Attractions

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By Marisa Lascala, CNTraveler.com An homage to Stonehenge made of classic cars. A museum devoted to instant noodles. A gnome reserve. We track down...

The Right Way to Winter in Newport, RI

John Mariani | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
John Mariani

It is no wonder that New England's rippling shoreline, gouged out with inlets and bays, was a sensible stop and haven for mariners and colonists from Europe to stop and settle, offering safe harbors and a seemingly bottomless supply of seafood.

6 'Tourist Traps' Worth a Visit

Travelzoo | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Some spots have earned their bad reputation by charging high fees for underwhelming, overcrowded attractions. But others have cemented their status as beloved attractions, either by reinventing themselves or staying exactly the way you remember them from your childhood.

Why I Love Cheesy and Overrated Tourist Activities

Matt Kepnes | Posted 03.03.2014 | Travel
Matt Kepnes

I think a lot of people think too deeply about travel, as if every moment on the road has to have profound impact and meaning. I've always found travelers who shun anything "cheesy" to be some of my least favorite.

You Know London, You Know Paris, But Do You Know .. ?

Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel

Ask a random person and they can easily rattle off the famous cities around the world, and the list will undoubtedly include New York, Paris, and Lond...

Home to Mt. Rushmore, Rapid City, S.D., Serves Up Hospitality, History... and a Hearty Meal

Bob Richter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Bob Richter

Only now after standing in front of it can I say that seeing this monument in real life is pretty mind-blowing. In fact, I'd go so far as to say that Mt. Rushmore is a jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring experience that you really have to see in person to understand.

Major Crowds For China's 'Golden Week'

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel

BEIJING -- BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have asked managers of the country's popular tourism sites to take safety precautions during the curre...

Get Outta The Way, You're A Jerk

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy

If you're visiting New York City, we have some bad news: you are automatically a jerk. Tourist = jerk, you = tourist, you = jerk. Simple transitive pr...

5 Travel Letdowns And How To Avoid Them

Posted 09.18.2013 | Travel

In every travel guide, you'll find a list of "must-see" attractions. And while you should definitely strive to accomplish as much as you can while tra...

Best Free Attractions in Las Vegas

SmarterTravel | Posted 10.12.2013 | Travel
SmarterTravel

While accommodations come cheap in Sin City, expensive attractions and overpriced shows can eat up your budget and leave you with nothing. Don't break the bank on your trip.