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Trap Trips Give The Tourist Fun Photos

What do the world's largest running chainsaw, the world's largest firing rifle and New Orleans' French Quarter have in common? Each one is considered a tourist trap by one person or another. Any place offering overpriced souvenirs and services is likely to be considered a tourist trap, but there’s usually always something interesting to see. From the wild and wacky to the awe inspiring, you’ll be amazed by the things you'll find. Don't be afraid to take the next exit to see the world’s biggest ball of yarn, you might get a really big kick out of it.

Planning a vacation is always so much fun. But planning one around visiting a tourist trap can make for some long lasting memories. Just imagine the funny and fun photos you'll have for your vacation album when you visit some of the more off the wall and wacky tourist traps. Atlantic City's Lucy the Elephant has been a favorite fixture for visitors since the late 1800s. This giant pachyderm is the world's largest wooden elephant and is even has a museum inside. Places like this and Da Yoopers tourist trap among others offer visitors a chance to see some strange sites and take memorable pictures.

Choose Tourist Trap Locations And Events Carefully

Of course, not every tourist trap is something so off the wall. The French Quarter in New Orleans, various riverboat cruises and places like the Gateway Arch in Saint Louis all draw big crowds throughout the year. These places as well as events like Mardi Gras, Fair Saint Louis and various festivals that happen all over the country are great for vacations. Not all places or events are appropriate for children so it's important to find out for yourself before you make your travel plans.

Most people hear the phrase "tourist trap" and automatically think a dingy, out of the way place that has nothing going for it. But that's not always the case. There are a lot of good memories to be made and fun to be had at various tourist traps across the country and across the globe. From kissing the Blarney Stone to attending Carnivale in Brazil, there is so much to see and do. Fun for the whole family or entertainment for adults, when you’re planning your next trip, don’t forget to add those famous and not so famous tourist traps to your list of places to see.

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