25 People Who Wanted to Have a Memorable Vacation but Something Went Wrong

There are many people who want to have a memorable vacation and go on an adventurous journey while visiting new places.

However, some things don’t always work out as planned and vacations can turn into disasters.

We at Being smart would like to share 25 instances where something went wrong during the trip and the traveler wanted their adventure to be perfect but it was anything but that.

1. “Went out of my way to visit Crater

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2. We visited Mount Rushmore during a controlled burn.

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3. “Went to see the Taj Mahal this morning.”

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4. “Not Mount Rushmore, but I woke up at 3 a.m. and hiked up Machu Picchu to be there at sunrise.”

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5. “ Photo of Big Ben when I visited London.”

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6. “I climbed a mountain in Banff for several hours just to see this magnificent view.”

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7. “Our view at the Grand Canyon”

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8. “Took a 6-hour coach journey to see the view from Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest (Bavaria, Germany).”

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9. “Finally got to visit San Francisco and see the Golden Gate Bridge.”

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10. “The Mt. Everest view at a peak in Nepal”

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11. “I walked for 3 hours and 7 miles uphill in Cerro Negro, Argentina to see this. What a view…”

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12. “We drove literally 2 and a half hours through the tiniest roads to have the best view of Monaco.”

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13. “The view from my recent 6-hour drive to Neist Point, Isle of Skye, Scotland.”

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14. “They don’t call them the Smokey Mountains in North Carolina for nothing.”

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15. “I was in New York for the first time in my life. My wife and I spent almost 10 hours on a plane, crossed the Atlantic Ocean and flew 7,500 kilometers. We climbed the top of the rock to enjoy a view of central park. We had only one day in New York and this view will always be with us.”

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16. I drove 21 hours to Mount Rainier, and it was cloaked in a fog for days.”

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17. “Climbed to the top of Mount Fuji to see the sunrise at 4:30 a.m., but it was foggy, wet, and cold.”

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18. “An 8-hour flight, 5 weeks of anticipation, and an hour-long bus ride to see the Cliffs of Moher. The fog had other plans.”

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19. “I flew 13 hours to see the Great Wall.”

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20. “Visited St. Louis for the first time and was told I had to see the famous Gateway Arch…”

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21. “Went to go see Devils Tower today….”

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22. “Visited a Japanese torii gate. Such a magnificent structure.”

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23. “A 12-hour plane ride followed by a 7-hour plane ride and then 7 days of walking only to get to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in a snowstorm in the dark”

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24. “Went to the top of the Eiffel Tower for the view… The fog seemed really high from down low but I had already bought the ticket.”

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25. “I will never forget the day that I traveled 8 hours to London to see Big Ben only to find out that it’s being restored.”

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Do you have any “unlucky” photos from your travel trips? Do let us know in the comments.