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Old 09-13-2014, 08:37 PM
 
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Is anyone going to mention the famous attraction on Lookout Mountain, just south of Chattanooga ...

ROCK CITY?

or nearby RUBY FALLS ???

I remember being a kid and going to Ruby Falls. I was so excited and for what? OMG! What a rip-off! Rock City was better because I remember seeing seven states and crossing the swinging bridge..lol. The scenes were tacky, but oh well.
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Old 09-14-2014, 03:32 AM
 
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Alaska as a whole.
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Old 09-14-2014, 06:03 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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You can't handle the truth.
No, I know what the truth is - you're the one that's lying.

And I think you can't handle the truth that the majority of the people on this board do not like you. In fact, a good deal of people around here despise you.

The truth hurts, doesn't it?
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Old 09-14-2014, 07:09 AM
 
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No, I know what the truth is - you're the one that's lying.

And I think you can't handle the truth that the majority of the people on this board do not like you. In fact, a good deal of people around here despise you.

The truth hurts, doesn't it?
Nope. I don't really care.

I have no reason to lie. If you don't like my posts, I suggest you put me on ignore.
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Old 09-14-2014, 08:13 AM
 
Location: Earth
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Two words: Weeki Wachee

Last edited by bolehboleh; 09-14-2014 at 08:24 AM..
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Old 09-14-2014, 10:18 AM
 
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Alaska as a whole.
I'm confused as to how the entire state of Alaska is tacky.
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Old 09-14-2014, 10:19 AM
 
Location: Seattle Area
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Prarie Dog Town in Oakley Kansas. Sitting just aside I70 you see the signs for miles in advance. Two Headed Steer, Worlds Largest Prarie Dog, Live Rattlesnakes, Rat Man (OK I made that last one up). But seriously it is so tacky.
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Old 09-14-2014, 11:52 AM
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Location: Las Vegas
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Worlds largest prairie dog.
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Old 09-14-2014, 12:23 PM
 
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What is the TACKIEST tourist attraction and/or vacation destination you ever had the misfortune to experience?

This may include over-rated and over-hyped places. Or places that have become run down dives. Or places that are just plain silly.

I want to hear your opinions and experiences!

I'll start:

South Of The Border, off I-95 in South Carolina (that's right, it's just south of the "border" with North Carolina. A former gas station and rest stop that became a kitschy Mexican-themed gas station and rest area with restaurants, trailer campground, gift shop, and motel. See the giant Sombrero Tower! Select from your choice of 50 different South Of The Border coffee mugs! Beware of tired grouchy kids and foul smelling rest rooms!
When I saw the title of thread, my immediate thought was of South of the Border

BUT, it did come in handy when I would travel from GA to Ocracoke, NC. I had 2 dogs and a toddler in tow, I would drive all night so I could catch the early ferry from Cedar Point to Ocracoke. South of the Border was the one place I could pull up next to the "dog area" and let the dogs go to the bathroom w/o taking my son out of his car seat. I would just pull up right next to the area, let the dogs go off leash and do their business while still being able to very close to the car, like 3 feet close. It was also well lit and I liked that being a single female traveling alone at night.
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Old 09-14-2014, 03:15 PM
 
Location: University City, Philadelphia
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Two words: Weeki Wachee
I've never been there. Don't they have some kind of "mermaid show" where pretty girls swim around underwater and wave at the audience watching the "show" through big plate glass windows?

How about Silver Springs, Florida? Went there as a kid with my family. We all thought we were ripped off. Silver Springs is nothing but a lake with catfish swimming around in it. You pay to get into a "glass-bottom boat" and you can see catfish swimming around. The "Captain" of the boat throws fish food into the lake to attract the catfish. That's it ... I swear. I would think a bathing beauty in a swimsuit filling her lungs with air from a hose is at least a little more interesting than catfish.

Florida must be epicenter of roadside attractions!
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