You can’t embed this map of places that are interesting and remote, and color-coded by touristyness, you’ll have to click the link. And do zoom in.
For example, the Grand Canyon is interesting and remote – so it’s shaded, but it’s touristy so it’s colored red. Alternatively, the Canadian shield is interesting and remote, but not touristy, so it’s green. LA is not remote so it gets no color.
So, basically it’s a map of how much effort you take to get there, and how many people are there when you do.
It makes our 1998 tour of eastern Nevada look especially exotic.
But … the color-coding doesn’t extend to finer levels of detail. So, the interesting, very remote, and totally untouristy Kane Springs Road – that leads from US 93 to Nevada 317 – where the vXwife first noticed the funny feeling that blossomed into the vXboy 8 months later is not shaded at all.