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Posts Tagged ‘New Hampshire’

Tue
18
Dec '12

Fairy Tale Casualty

SUBMITTED BY: Peter and Nancy B.   LOCATION: Glen, New Hampshire (2012) “Police described the vehicle as plump and orange with no license plates…”  (Sorry, we can’t be any more clever than that. Vehicular homicide and drunk driving jokes don’t play well with our demographic).

Fri
2
Mar '12

Two Dimensional Boyfriend

SUBMITTED BY: Noelle Boc   LOCATION: Rumney, NH (2012) At Plain Jane’s Diner, James Dean is just waiting to be swept off his feet by the right woman. And given that he weighs about 9 ounces, it’s not a tough task. (Noelle Boc, a.k.a. “The Kissing Librarian,” most recently locked lips with a Giant Fish.)

Sat
28
Jan '12

The Meanest Teacher in History

SUBMITTED BY: Kathie Fife   LOCATION: Hillsborough, NH (2011) Remember when educators carried rulers and would crack your wrists for chewing gum or misspelling a word? Well, in addition to shining the silverware of President Franklin Pierce, the Hillsborough Historical Society loves to romanticize mean old school teachers. (Kathie Fife is a nature photographer and greeting [...]

Wed
31
Aug '11

Winner of the Sphinx Rodeo

SUBMITTED BY: Ari G.  LOCATION: Glen, NH (2011) New Hampshire, home of Story Land‘s Sphinx, is a helluva lot safer than Cairo right now. (Ari G. is a frequent Tacky Tourist Photo contributor who has munched the World’s Largest Box of Popcorn and bench pressed the Liberty Bell. His favorite ride is Splash Battle: Pharaoh’s [...]

Thu
11
Aug '11

Warning to Cher: The pitfalls of plastic surgery

SUBMITTED BY: Gerry Cronin   LOCATION: Canobie Lake Park, Salem, NH (2011) Sonny & Cher, icons of cheesy 1970s entertainment, would be horrified by how they are being immortalized in a New Hampshire amusement park. The late Congressman Bono looks like one of those overstuffed pantyhose puppets. And Cher’s hair looks like vinyl siding. No amount [...]

Thu
7
Jul '11

Amusement Parks Make Me Hungry

SUBMITTED BY: Ari Garnick   LOCATION: Salem, NH (2011) Imagine what this box would cost at the movies, where we just shelled out $7 for a large (free refills didn’t ease the pain)! Does Canobie Lake Park boast the World’s Largest Box of Popcorn? We filed an official inquiry with the Popcorn Board, the industry trade [...]

Wed
15
Jun '11

Mitt Romney believes in Tacky Tourist Photos

Wow. Does Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney think that his tush is his greatest political asset? Apparently. According to Politico, Romney just posed with some waitresses at a 1950s-style New Hampshire diner and jokingly inferred that one of the women pinched his behind while she had the golden opportunity. Here’s Politico senior political reporter Maggie [...]

Thu
12
Aug '10

Summer Interspecies Romance

SUBMITTED BY: Greg Constantine LOCATION: Glen, NH (2010) Alice knew it would never last. Their forbidden love was awkward, punctuated by her delicate facial hair tickling the flamingo’s razor-sharp beak… If you’d like to read more of this interspecies romance, drop us a line at tackytouristphotos@gmail.com (Greg Constantine is a literature buff and science fiction [...]

Wed
30
Sep '09

Ralph Nader’s Biggest Nightmare: Cuddling With Cell Phones

SUBMITTED BY: Tacky Tourist Photos    LOCATION: Manchester, New Hampshire (2007) Not to go all Michael Moore on you, but there really isn’t that much difference between a child hugging a giant walking cell phone and a child cuddling with a giant walking rat at Disney. One caveat: All those conflicting medical studies warning us [...]

Mon
28
Sep '09

Snack Carefully: This ‘Popcorn Girl’ Might Beat the Crap Out of You

SUBMITTED BY: Tacky Tourist Photos    LOCATION: Hopkinton County Fair, New Hampshire (2009) We have no problems using burly cigar-smoking guys and intimidation to sell popcorn. Just please change the sign!