tourism

Roughly 80 million tourists visit the United States annually.

Not a surprise, considering all there is to see.

And, generally speaking, America is a safe and welcoming place to live, where tourists will hopefully be welcomed with open arms, be it in San Francisco or New York City.

But, as is the case with anywhere, there are a few things which visitors to the United States might want to avoid doing.

Be it for their own personal safety, or just so they don't stand out too much as a tourist.

Redditor, sarra-sagesse was curious to hear everyone's the tips and pointers on what to avoid while visiting the United States, leading them to ask:

"If visiting America what is something that person should NEVER do?"
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People Explain Which Popular Tourist Destinations Aren't Worth Visiting
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Everyone has their travel bucket list.

The list of places they absolutely must visit before they die.

There are those, however, who also have a rather different list of destinations.

The places that have no intention to visit.

Be it for safety concerns, language barriers, or simply that there's nothing at these places that calls to them, there are places some wouldn’t dream of spending the time and money to visit.

Redditor TrooperJohn was curious to hear which places were at the very bottom of the list of travel destinations for his fellow Redditors, leading them to ask:

"What is a popular tourist destination you have no interest in visiting?"
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People Divulge Which Famous Places Aren't Worth Visiting
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There are some places all over the world just about everyone dreams of visiting.

Who doesn't want a picture of themself under the Eiffel Tower, in front of the Grand Canyon, or amidst the sparkling lights of Las Vegas?

But, are all of these iconic places actually worth visiting?

Redditor tade757 wondered what iconic travel destinations people found overhyped and not worth the time and money to travel to, leading them to ask:

"What famous place is not worth visiting?"
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Tour Guides Break Down The Worst Thing A Tourist Has Done On Their Watch
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Being a tour guide of any kind is sort of like being a parent to toddlers. And, as any toddler parent will tell you, they try to do three things simultaneously:

  1. Not listen to your directions.
  2. Get lost.
  3. Accidentally, but really on purpose, try to get themselves killed.

Now replace "toddler" with "full-grown adults" and you see the issues tour guides face on a regular basis.

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People Debate The Most Overrated Tourist Destinations

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Many will argue that Time Square is the most overrated tourist spot in New York City, but I have to disagree.

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