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The Ultimate Tackiest Tourist Traps Quiz
by Staff
Are you planning a trip around the U.S.? There are some places you have probably included as a "must see" even though your friends tell you they are tacky tourist traps. However, tourist traps can lure you in and before you know it, you've succumbed. Take this quiz to see how much you know about avoiding the five tackiest tourist traps in the U.S.

How do you know when you have fallen into a tourist trap?

  • multiple gift shops
  • a fast food shop
  • beggars

How do the locals near a tourist trap tend to act?

  • They are proud to live near the tourist site.
  • They avoid the area as much as possible.
  • They often visit the tourist site themselves.

Which is the ultimate tourist trap of Los Angeles?

  • Griffith Observatory
  • Venice Beach
  • Hollywood Boulevard

What now replaces the glitz and glamour that once adorned Hollywood Boulevard?

  • beggars
  • movie stars
  • graffiti

Which world-famous wax museum might you want to visit while in Hollywood?

  • Hollywood
  • Grauman's
  • Madame Tussauds

What sort of area was Las Vegas, Nevada, built in?

  • the middle of nowhere
  • a heavily populated area
  • a sea port

How much does the "King Neptune" costume of Liberace, the famous piano player, weigh?

  • 50 pounds
  • 100 pounds
  • 200 pounds

At least how many Stonehenge replicas are there in the U.S.?

  • 2
  • 4
  • 6

Where is the real Stonehenge located?

  • Scotland
  • England
  • Ireland

Maryhill, Washington is the host to the first Stonehenge replica. Why was it built?

  • to dispose of extra concrete
  • as a war memorial
  • to attract tourists

Which other unlikely items have been used to make Stonehenge replicas?

  • refrigerators
  • old shoes
  • egg cartons

What can you expect to see at Dinosaur World?

  • animated dinosaurs
  • fossil replicas
  • live dinosaurs

How is it possible to find real fossils when participating in the "fossil dig" at Dinosaur World?

  • The staff put fossils in the sand.
  • The parks are built in areas where fossils are often found.
  • Both of the above.

Which border does the "South of the Border" attraction sit on?

  • the border of South and North Carolina
  • the Mexico and Texas border
  • the California and Nevada border

Beside seeing the nearly 200-foot Sombrero Tower, what else can you do at South of the Border?

  • go camping
  • get married
  • both of the above