Like every state, Arizona has weird and interesting attractions that draw in thousands of visitors each year. But of those attractions, which is the biggest tourist trap according to Best Life? 

Typically, you go to an attraction with the intent to learn something, see history, or enjoy some natural wonders. But sometimes, we go to an attraction out of pure curiosity.

It can be argued that this is the exact reason people go to The Thing Museum in Arizona -- to answer that itching question of, "What is The Thing," But this is a tourist trap for a reason -- possibly because no real answer is ever given -- just leaving people with even more questions.

What is The Thing Museum?

When driving down I-10 between Phoenix and El Paso, Texas, drivers are likely to encounter the glorious marketing of The Thing Museum. There are tons of billboards along the road, hundreds according to the website, enticing people to find out what "The Thing" is. And you know what, those billboards seem to work.

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By most reports, a stop at The Thing Museum hardly answers any questions, but instead brings on even more. An interesting version of history is told throughout this museum, all leading up to a glimpse of "The Thing" itself.

The roadside attraction located in Texas Canyon has been described as many things, including peculiar. Making it even more interesting, there is also a Shell gas station and Dairy Queen on site.

What is "The Thing"

I won't spoil it and tell you what it is, but if you like aliens, dinosaurs, and conspiracy, you might just love this place. At the end of the day, I don't think anyone really knows what "The Thing" is. At The Thing Museum, you can believe the story presented to you or even come up with your own. Either way, you're sure to leave with a lot of questions.

If we're being completely honest, even if Best Life says this is the worst tourist trap in Arizona, I'd very likely still stop by for a tour. Would you?

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