Porthmadog is a coastal town in North Wales. Popular with holidaymakers, it boasts several touristic shops, a few campsites, and proximity to a few beaches. It is one of the main travel routes for its area, and features a bridge with a toll of five pence (0.05 pounds sterling, or about 8 cents for those across the pond).
Porthmadog is also a popular destiantion for tourists because it is quite well located for day trips to nearby tourist attractions like Harlech castle, Criccieth castle, Canaerfon castle, and Portmeirion. It is also the site of a Cadwalader's World Famous Ice Cream shop.