Blog Posts - Tourist Traps



Santa Claus, Arizona

There are a number of Santa or Christmas theme tourist attractions across the country. Many of them are located near mountains (I'm thinking of North Pole, Colorado near Colorado Springs and Santa's Land near the Smokies) and many were found along ol...
by Southern Wanderings on Dec 22, 2015

Old Car City USA

There's no doubt that man has made an impact on the natural environment, but sometimes I like to think about nature fighting back.  And at Old Car City USA, the Georgia Pines are fighting like hell.A few months ago, Brian heard about Old Car Cit...
by Southern Wanderings on Dec 2, 2015

The Lost Sea Adventure!

In between Sweetwater and Madsonville in East Tennessee you'll find The Lost Sea, a cave that contains the world's 2nd largest lake. The cave system itself was known originally as Craighead Caverns, but the discovery of the lake in the early 1900s le...
by Southern Wanderings on Aug 18, 2015

Traveling In Style Without Breaking The Bank: 4 Things To Consider

If you're like most people, you love to travel but hate the cost. While seeing and experiencing new places is almost never free, there are ways to travel in style without breaking the bank.
by All Vacation Travel on Jun 27, 2014

Ana In London Blog Re-Launch!

Hi everyone, After a long hiatus (nearly one year!) I will be re-lauching my blog! So, I would like to know what you like to see here. Please take this quick survey to help me out!! Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world's...

Traveling without blowing a hole in our wallet

Mrs. Moneyseed and I have been married almost 3 years now, and we haven’t taken one actual vacation for leisure, as most of our previous vacation days were used to spend time with family, or to attend weddings, etc. This year we’re breaki...
by Johnny Moneyseed on Mar 13, 2013

Tuesday Morning – Overrated!!! Stonehenge is just a pile of rocks … literally!

Getting to Stonehenge isn’t a problem, it’s only once you’re there that you have the problem. Don’t be fooled by all those wonderful pictures you see of Stonehenge in books, travel brochures and magazines. You know those picture...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on May 17, 2012

Tuesday Morning – Overrated!!! Stonehenge is just a pile of rocks … literally!

Getting to Stonehenge isn’t a problem, it’s only once you’re there that you have the problem. Don’t be fooled by all those wonderful pictures you see of Stonehenge in books, travel brochures and magazines. You know those picture...
by Ah Trini Travelogue on May 17, 2012

Avoid the Tourist Traps in London this Summer

With the Olympics and the Queen’s Jubilee dominating the London tourists’ itinerary this summer, anyone not interested in them can make the most of the rest of the city. When the sun’s out in England’s capital city it’s the best place to be...
by theplanetd on May 12, 2012

Habal – Habal Warning to Cebu ‘Tops’ Tourist Spot

This is one blog post that I am not proud to write about but  I must. I feel it is my responsibility to also divulge the tourist traps that may await visitors coming here in Cebu. I’m happy when there are readers who check back on Penfires to...
by Penfires! on Apr 23, 2012

Somehow I Knew Col. Sanders Was Mixed Up in This...

Rachel, NV.In the deserts of Nevada you'll find the small little town of Rachel, NV.  It is best known as the jumping off point for exploration around Area 51 and is home to the Little A'Le'Inn.  It is also home, mysteriously, to a giant-as...
by Southern Wanderings on Mar 7, 2011

See Rock City, or We'll Cut You!

If you've driven anywhere in the South, there's a really good chance you've seen a billboard or barn rooftop advertising "See Rock City".  High on top Lookout Mountain you'll find this rock garden tourist trap.Lovers Leap at Rock CityF...
by Southern Wanderings on Jan 31, 2011


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