SUBMITTED BY: Barrie and Ilya Mirman LOCATION: Belfast, Maine (2014) This nutcracker looks like a lobster, from the hue to the anatomy of the tail and claws. It even looks like the artist ran out of paint. But this “Head in the Hole” sign board photo-op at Perry’s Nut House gets an A+ for [...]
Posts Tagged ‘tourist attraction’
SUBMITTED BY: The Cole Family LOCATION: Kauai, Hawaii (2013) Sarah pushes with her back muscles. Ben pushes with his chest muscles. The Lighthouse Workout is coming to a gym near you! Kudos to photographer Jason Cole. It’s not easy to line up people perfectly for forced perspective photography, as this epic Tacky Tourist Photos [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Stacey Dunn Reid LOCATION: Orlando, Florida (2012) We all know from the movie “Jurassic Park” that the T-Rex is a ruthless and heartless beast that will crush you to bits with little or no warning. Nowhere is safe. You could even be eaten while you are on the toilet. With that actor’s [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Al Kaufman LOCATION: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2012) It’s always a “Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” when you get to sit on Mr. Roger’s lap! It’s a fitting pose to pay tribute to the PBS sweatered icon. Good thing that sculptor Robert Berks did his research and didn’t believe the urban legend that Fred [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Rick Broussard LOCATION: Las Vegas, Nevada (2012) Chorus of the Gods? Rick’s melodic enthusiasm has little effect on his stiff back-up singers! If you happen to be at Caesar’s Palace, home of one of Evel Knievel‘s most bonecrushing stunts, make sure you keep your wife away from their flirtatious guards. (Rick Broussard, [...]
SUBMITTED BY: David H. LOCATION: Boston, Massachusetts (2012) Fenway Park is strangely not a happy place these days, but tongue-wagging Dave is having more fun than a dog hanging his head out the car window! Any other MLB ballparks have these photoboards?
SUBMITTED BY: Ben Cole LOCATION: Kauai, Hawaii (2012) So please remind us: What exactly is so romantic about waterfalls? As baseball purists, you know what makes us want to vomit, Ben? The fashion faux pas of wearing a Boston Red Sox hat with a Colorado Rockies jersey! (Ben Cole is a Colorado sixth grader [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Traci and Matt Suppa LOCATION: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2012) Imagine getting crushed by a giant domino — like some kind of sadistic Batman trap staged by The Riddler or The Joker? We’re assuming that steel rods prevent this nightmare from happening. But the outdoor location certainly make these the World’s Grimiest Dominoes as well! [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Tacky Tourist Photos LOCATION: San Diego, California (2012) The two biggest draws on the Old Town San Diego Trolley Tour are the free Mormon Battalion Museum and the free bottle of souvenir Hot Sauce. As you might suspect, free religious literature is also available in unlimited quantities.
SUBMITTED BY: Jay Hinspeter LOCATION: Townsville, Queensland, Australia (2010) Very considerate of this parent not to stick his kids on the hook! This classic scene from the Great Barrier Reef Aquarium is just the latest example of Tacky Tourist Photos’ stellar fishing coverage around the globe. If you’re a marine biology fan, check out [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Henderson LOCATION: Las Vegas, Nevada (2011) God knows whose giant sweaty foot slipped on this shoe earlier, but it makes a fantastic lounge chair. Foot fetish folks take notice! (Photojournalist Brian Henderson is a prolific TTP contributor most famous for his Golden Gate Snacking and Ugandan Equator Dance!)
SUBMITTED BY: Aaron Whitehead LOCATION: New York, NY (2011) Legend has it that rubbing the brass balls of the Wall Street Bull statue, formally known as “Charging Bull,” will bring good luck to your portfolio. Is it only a matter of time till the Occupy Wall Street mob attempts castration?
SUBMITTED BY: Sharon McHale LOCATION: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (2011) Any run-of-the-mill rock star can get immortalized at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, but how impressive is it to have a shrine in downtown Ulaanbaatar four decades after last topping the Billboard charts? Mongolia’s Beatles monument is a tribute to the role that [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Mark Z. LOCATION: Sarasota, Florida (2011) The guy who made the Marilyn Monroe statue in Chicago apparently specializes in providing opportunities to look up the skirts of fiberglass Amazonian women. But Mark’s parents are a lot classier. They preferred to re-enact the famous spontaneous kiss between a sailor and a nurse in [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Garnick and Sarah Ekbatani LOCATION: Westford, Massachusetts (2010) There’s no better way to impress the ladies than to engage in some old-fashioned butterfly role play. (Kyle Garnick and Sarah Ekbatani are hip college students at the University of New Hampshire).