Just because your travel guide says that Plymouth Rock is a “must-see” stop on your New England vacation—don’t believe it! There’s a great deal of hype surrounding “popular” tourist destinations all over the country and they may not (and usually don’t) live up to their reputation. So, what’s the alternative? Instead, check out nearby vacation spots and activities that are just as fabulous and much less crowded. Here are 5 U.S. tourist traps to avoid – and where to go instead.
Skip the Hollywood Walk of Fame
If you’re looking for the glamour of Hollywood or want to spot celebrities just waiting to sign your autograph book, don’t go to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Instead of the glitz of Hollywood all you’ll find are crowds of tourists, tacky gift shops and the odd street performer. The truth is that the area is much more grime than glam. If you…
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