Source: Travel News
Crowds are shown amid the blooming California poppies in Lake Elsinore on March 13. The “super bloom” has drawn so many tourists it’s been called a “poppy apocalypse.” cultivar413 / Flickr
Skift Take: Lake Elsinore, California wanted tourists — but not the kind that gridlocked its streets and trampled its mountainsides. The city is trying to learn from intense short-term overtourism to prepare for a more manageable future.