The New Hampshire tourism bureau just spent $130,000 on a slogan (“Live Free And…”) that I would have sold them for half that price.
But we don’t need any more coffee mug mottos to lure more visitors. We need more tourist attractions!
Luckily for state officials, I’ve laid out the perfect economic development plan in the June issue of New Hampshire Magazine (“Tourist Attractions We’d Like To See“).
Cash Cow Idea # 1: The Leaning Tower of Tupperware (Berlin, NH)
Plastic bowl tycoon Earl Tupper doesn’t generate the same reverence as NH native Franklin Pierce, but what did our 14th President ever do to preserve sandwiches? An unstable tower of Tupperware containers, simulating how they never stack right in the cupboard, would become a must-take tourist photo at the inventor’s birthplace. (Inspiration: JELL-O Museum in Le Roy, NY)
Take a look inside NH Magazine’s crystal ball for some other roadside attractions hopefully coming to a highway exit near me!