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Top tourist traps in all states...

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I have been to just a handful of these. What about you?

NH - I love the ice castles!
RI - appears they really couldn't find anything, so the put poor nibbles woodaway on there (that's his name)
MA - kinda agree. Salem is cool only in Oct
CT - once is enough if you have kids
IL - I liked Navy Pier
MN - went to the mall once...not a shopper anyway, so wasn't impressed
 

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Just a few:

NH- Ice Castles- It was the first year and not totally complete so was not impressed. But we didn't pay to go- just observed from afar. Not impressed.

Fisherman's Warp- it was 42 years ago and was a stop our honeymoon, so it was fun. I wouldn't go back though.

Waikiki- Again- honeymoon. Nice- but we liked the other islands a million times more. Too crowded for us. Not the vibe we like

Atlantic City- living in NY, went here quite a few times as teenagers. Not crazy about it, but liked the ocean. Was just something to do.

NY Times Square Museums- been to Ripleys and a few others- don't remember much as it was a long time ago. Could care less about them now.

Rock of Ages- I liked a lot. Thought it was very interesting. But I love practically everything in Vermont!
 

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Ho-Hum. Clickbait.
 

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Only a few:

CA - Fisherman's Wharf (lived in the area so that one was hard to avoid)
CO - 16th St Mall
HI - Waikiki Beach
 

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Any Ripley’s. Has fisherman’s warf really gone downhill? I visited four (4) times and loved it each time.
 

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I went through the entire thing to see what they named in the Dells. Lo and behold, they named the entire Dells. My guess had been Top Secret. Lake Delton, where most of the attractions are located, has an assessed valuation of 2.8 billion, so they must be doing something right. And the population is around 2800
 

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Have been to Fisherman's Wharf and Waikiki ~ both25 years ago. Loved the Wharf, Waikiki was too crowded.
Salem MA was OK ~ nothing special.
South of The Border was fun.
 

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Williamsburg Pottery, Williamsburg, VA is not same the same place after renovaction IMHO. I missed all the difference and various stores. The place now is just to sterile for me.
 
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Fisherman's Wharf is nothing but a handful of mediocre restaurants and tourist tat shops. I really couldn't understand what the fuss is all about.

The only thing that gets me excited about the US are the national parks.
 

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Fisherman's Wharf is nothing but a handful of mediocre restaurants and tourist tat shops. I really couldn't understand what the fuss is all about.

The only thing that gets me excited about the US are the national parks.
How about the SF Maritime Natl Park, Visitor Center, Museum, and Visitor Center?
 

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Talent312

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For Florida, they chose something I doubt anyone has been to.

Instead, they could'a picked... Any theme park near Orlando.
Or how about... Any 3 or 4 day cruise to the Bahamas.
... both designed to liberate wallets from unwary tourists.
 
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