15 Overrated Vacation Destinations

Are you planning a vacation for you or your family? It can take a lot of work researching, planning, and arriving at the attraction. What happens when the location doesn’t deliver on its promises? Some places around the world are definitely overrated, and visiting can be a waste of time and money.

Some of these places are famous for historical reasons. There’s no doubt that they have massive historical importance, but visiting the spot can be really dull. Other areas are famous because they promise ultimate fun or childhood nostalgia, but they’re usually incredibly crowded and downright miserable.

We all dream of the perfect vacation, and it can be hard to find the right place that fits everyone’s idea of a “vacation.” Sometimes, the easiest way to plan is to cross some touristy spots off the list to save you time and money. Thankfully, we’re here to help with some overrated vacation destinations that are all hype and no substance. Try to avoid these 15 hotspots that everyone seems to rave about because, in reality, they’re a huge dud.

Just click next, and we’ll go over where you shouldn’t visit and why they’re not an ideal vacation spot for you and your family.

Bourbon Street

A walk down this famous street in New Orleans through a crowd of reveling tourists looking for jazz, booze, and adult entertainment can leave you feeling like you need a shower. If you’re looking for a truly historic music joint, you won’t find it on Bourbon. Most establishments are a touristy clubs or piano bars purposefully geared toward younger crowds who want to binge drink. The allowance of open containers is unique, but you soon realize why it’s not an everywhere occurrence. Bottles and cups litter the gutters, and the street always seems to be wet even when it hasn’t been raining. 

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