The United States is packed with amazing achievements of both humankind and nature. With so many options, there are a few that, although popular, may not be the best use of one's precious vacation time.
Here are 5 of America's most overrated tourist attractions, according to Thrillist.
Here's the thing. By design, the statue is really, really big so people can see it from a distance. There really is no need to take a ferry all the way to Ellis Island to appreciate the command Lady Liberty takes of the skyline.
Every year, about 10 million tourists descend upon the star-filled sidewalk. There to greet them are countless souvenir vendors, people selling maps to the stars' homes, and pickpockets. Celebrities, on the other hand, are not often around, unless you count the impersonators and wax likenesses.
Sure, 'Sleepless in Seattle' makes the observation deck seem like the most romantic place in the world. Note that visitors who lack the major movie studio heft it takes to gain exclusive access, most often find themselves in one seriously crowded space. Plus, the view is not the finest the Big Apple has to offer.
The real excitement surrounding these massive heads happened decades ago. 90% of the sculpting was done with dynamite, and it blasted about 450,000 tons of rock from the mountain. The rubble still sits at the attraction's base.
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Which U.S. tourist attraction do you think is most overrated?