Looking for a new vacation travel destination? Wondering
which holiday spots don't get the credit they deserve, and
which ones receive too much? Here are some tips on a few of
the most over- and underrated places.
South Dakota/Black Hills. Beautiful oasis of pine and
mountains, and plenty to do with Mount Rushmore, Native
American sights, Hiking, scenic drives, waterfalls, tons of
wildlife to view, national parks,camping, fishing, and even
wild horses and bison roaming free.
Upstate New York
National parks in Southern Utah.
Gulf Coast of Florida
Washington DC. A wonderful city with lots of places to
The city of Athens
Louisville, Kentucky. Not just for horse racing, this
city has lots of small-town charm, a diverse art scene, a
theme park for coaster lovers, lots of great restaurants,
and much more.
Miami/South Florida. Hot, humid, crowded. Good shopping
though for sure. The beach is fun but there are much better
beaches in Florida.
Los Angeles. Too crowded on the highways, terrible smog,
obstructed views of the surrounding scenery, unimpressive
downtown surrounded by graffiti-covered neighborhoods.
Disney World at Christmas. Way too crowded to be able to
Yosemite National Park. You need to hike to enjoy the
beauty of this park. Otherwise you may be disappointed.
Isle of Capri
The Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Cloudy water, no
fish, not much to see.
Bali. Open sewers run under the sidewalks.
Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. Visitors
agree it is interesting but say it is not worth the
Sante Fe, New Mexico
Blarney Stone in Ireland.
Although these places have been called underrated or
overrated by some, one can usually find things to like and
appreciate no matter where you go. Use this list of travel
destinations as a guide and be sure to thoroughly research
your vacation plans so that you won't ultimately be
disappointed. What one traveler finds to dislike, others
may find to be the best part of their trip.
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