There are several regions that foreign visitors to the U.S. enjoy, leaving dozens of perfectly good states behind. For example, New York, Florida, and California all receive an unfair share of tourists, no doubt looking for contact with Mickey Mouse, the Empire State Building, and Floridian gulf.
The tiny New England state sits between two major hubs in New York and Boston, though too far from each to warrant a stopover. “I have nothing against Rhode Island,” concedes a forum member, “But it simply isn’t big enough to contain anything interesting to a foreign tourist.”
“I just checked out the Nebraska Tourism homepage,” says a German thread visitor. ‘The slogan is “Visit Nebraska. Honestly, It’s Not for Everyone.” Having checked this, I confirm this is a true state motto — and I cannot stop laughing.