We’ve all been to places that didn’t quite live up to the hype (we’re looking at you cafe in New York City claiming to serve the “world’s best coffee”). But as outdoors lovers, we like to think that’s usually reserved for man-made spectacles or at the very least natural attractions that have been spoiled by crowds. There’s no way anyone could find a natural wonder like the Grand Canyon underwhelming… right?
This hilarious video showcasing some completely real one-star reviews given to America’s National Parks proves that it doesn’t matter how magnificent, unique or pristine a place is—there’s someone out there who’s used their special talent to find something to criticize.
“Grand Canyon? More like Mediocre Canyon,” wrote Jennifer L. about the world-class paddling destination, not to mention one of the seven wonders of the world. We’d love to know what things in life Jennifer thinks better suit the label “grand.” Probably her original sense of humor.
“Looks like it might fall over at any time. It doesn’t look anything like the license plate,” wrote Derek N. about the Delicate Arch in Utah. We’ll allow that Derek has a point with this one. License plate artwork is also our preferred standard against which to measure all outdoor scenery, and we have to admit the real-life arch just isn’t quite monochrome enough for our liking.
Watch the video for more incredibly funny one-star reviews. Then take to the internet and search out one-star reviews of some of your favorite places. We’re willing to bet you won’t be disappointed with what you find.