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It’s no secret that we get more than a little excited about good food here at Yelp, but we also love using the app to discover amazing hairdressers, mechanics, fitness classes, tailors…you name it! We’ve compiled a list of five things you may have never thought to review, but where reviews and photos are extra useful to the community. Read on for Yelp-worthy spots to shout about!

Landmarks and local flavor

Who knew you could review the Golden Gate Bridge, the wild parrots of East Austin, or the entire state of Nebraska? From the quirky to the classic to the downright weird, Yelp Elites are known for finding and sharing the best of what their community has to offer.

Parks and hiking trails

We can’t count the number of times we’ve consulted Yelp for trail or park info that we can’t find anywhere else. Where does the trail start? How do I find the best view? Can I bring my pup? Reviews and photos from your next outing can be seriously helpful for another local adventurer.

Virtual experiences

Yoga class, your doctor’s appointment…heck, even the Smithsonian has gone virtual in 2020. Life behind a computer screen is new for most of us, so each and every review helps paint a picture of the new norm. Read about Ken Z’s recent experience taking virtual Spanish lessons!

Home upgrades

Trying out the new burger spot down the block? Relatively low commitment. Installing a new roof? Major commitment. Home improvement projects are on the rise, and whether you’re tackling a few DIY projects or a complete reno, your reviews can help locals save money and stay inspired.

The DMV

You’re not alone if you equate the DMV with a trip to the dentist, but it doesn’t have to feel like pulling teeth. Yelpers have added a ton of great tips on where to find the shortest lines, how to prep beforehand, and more. Check out Fergus G’s recent five star DMV experience!

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