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This is the top Texas attraction according to Texans and tourists


A recent report by travel site HawaiianIsland.com listed each state’s top attractions based on the variation in travel reviews on those sites between in-state residents and out-of-state tourists.

The report used Tripadvisor data to determine the largest discrepancies where tourists and locals disagreed in reviews related to some of each state’s most popular tourist attractions, while also showing the attractions where locals and locals disagreed. tourists had more similar opinions.

So which sites have seen the greatest disparity between Texans and tourists, and where do these two groups tend to match?

In Texas, the biggest disagreement between locals and tourists centered on the Congress Avenue Bridge Austin bat attraction, with a 0.29 gap between the two groups, according to the report, with locals having awarded the tourist attraction 4.23 stars out of five, while tourists rated it 4.52.

On the other hand, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens was the site where Texans and tourists expressed more similar sentiments.

Nationally, the attraction with the largest disagreement gap between locals and tourists was the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota with a rating difference of 0.43, followed by the Pedestrian Bridge Bob Kerrey in Nebraska (0.38), Wrigley Field in Illinois (0.34), Venice Beach in California (0.34), and Mount Mariah Cemetery in South Dakota (0.32).

The top three top attractions in the United States rated by locals were Bryan Canon National Park in Utah, the United States Air Force National Museum in Ohio, and Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. .

To determine the sites, the report’s authors looked at the 20 most-reviewed “things to do” and ranked those attractions with at least 980 foreign tourist reviews and 20 local reviews in the state.