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Tourist traps... findings and embracing technology

Tourist traps are often chided for their commercialized nature, steep prices, and lack of authenticity. What if they started to embrace technology?

It might actually help.

They are still a HUGE draw for travelers.

PhotoAiD surveyed over 1,000 Americans to find out. Read on for the insights gathered, and grab some pro tips on how to avoid tourist traps.

Here’s what was found:

About 89% of Americans have visited a tourist trap more than once in the past two years.

Nearly 70% of travelers felt their recent visit to a tourist trap diminished their trip enjoyment.

The Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls, Canada, was named the #1 global tourist trap, while California’s Fisherman’s Wharf led the pack in the US.

The full study can be found here:


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