Tag: Attractions

The tourist attractions which no longer exist due to fires, bombings and volcano eruptions

OVER the years, some of the most beautiful tourist attractions and locations once popular with holidaymakers have been lost, be it due to natural disasters or attacks.

We’ve rounded up some of the most stunning attractions – both man-made and natural – which are no longer around to visit.

Sutro Baths, San Francisco, US

The Sutro Baths sadly burnt down after being closed for demolition


The Sutro Baths sadly burnt down after being closed for demolitionCredit: Getty

First built in 1896 in San Francisco, the Sutro Baths was a large public swimming complex with saltwater pools.

However, it burned down in 1966 and its ruins remain – although was

Incredible American tourist attractions lost forever

America is packed with incredible tourist attractions, but some sadly haven’t been preserved for posterity. Over the centuries, both mankind and Mother Nature have wreaked havoc on the USA’s landmarks, from natural wonders to opulent theaters and monuments. Here we take a look at the greatest American attractions that have been lost forever.

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Arches National Park unfolds across eastern Utah, all rocky red terrain

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Rye Harbour Discovery Centre, East Sussex – March

The 450-hectare Rye Harbour nature reserve, with its coastal habitats of grassland, saltmarsh, and sand and shingle shoreline, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with a new visitor centre opening in association with Sussex Wildlife Trust. It aims to help visitors better experience the area’s flora and fauna of more than 4,200 plants and animals, including 200 rare and endangered species. There’ll also be a new cafe and exhibition and education spaces, with a programme of activities, training and conservation projects.

City Pool and Turkish Baths, Newcastle upon Tyne – January

Busy tourist attractions, airports empty amid coronavirus outbreak

(CNN) — In the last few years, the biggest buzzword in travel has been overtourism, used to decry the way that some popular cities, attractions and destinations have become too popular.

But now the pendulum is swinging in the other direction as a result of the novel coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China and has since trickled around the world, from Japan and Italy to the United States.

Many countries have restricted travelers from China, which is the world’s largest travel market, thus guaranteeing a decline in visitors.

And that’s not all.

Airlines have asked staffers to take unpaid leave

Two South Dakota attractions honored as “Best of the Midwest”

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – Midwest Living magazine honors two South Dakota attractions in its March/April edition as “Best of the Midwest”.

a man standing in front of a mountain: Two South Dakota attractions honored as “Best of the Midwest”

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Two South Dakota attractions honored as “Best of the Midwest”

Badlands National Park is being recognized as the “Best National Park” and Wall Drug is receiving the award for “Best Photo Opportunity.”


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“Everybody takes a picture of the storefront, and then number two is sitting on the giant jackalope in the backyard,” Rick Hustead said. He is a Wall Drug Store Inc. chairman.

This is the first year