Planning your vacation or business trip to the USA is one o the smartest things that you can do. If you follow these tips there is no reason why I can't say "welcome to the US of A!" right now. Happy trip
Just because a tourist attraction is popular doesn't mean it isn't absolutely fantastic. To find out which tourist traps should go on his shortlist, television host and advisor to travel website Trippy.com Andrew Zimmern asked the site's members which ones are worth the trip.
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!
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.
Summer is here, school is out, and if you're like a lot of families, that means a road trip or a short flight to the beach. But admit it; you've been sucked into those tourist traps before. St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum owner Pat Croce shares his tips for choosing a memorable retreat.
Take a look at the Lincoln memorial. When you are on the same level as the base of the statue, go right. There you will find a souvenir shop built right into the edifice. That's right, this makes it a tourist trap.
In 1987, Congress declared jazz "a rare and valuable national American treasure to which we should devote our attention, support, and resources." Harmless enough, but how exactly does that turn into a misbegotten National Park?
I once sat in a restaurant by the pseudo Nile in Las Vegas' Luxor hotel, watching tour boats pass. The boats were filled with sightseers who paid good money to see me and my husband eating pastrami sandwiches.