13 Weird Roadside Attractions You Need to See on Your Next Trip

13 Weird Roadside Attractions You Need to See on Your Next Trip

So, you’re planning a road trip and you don’t want to see the Grand Canyon or Niagra Falls, or any of the run-of-mill awe-inspiring natural wonders of the world. You’re looking for something different, something strange perhaps, a tourist attraction that the kids will never forget. Why not see the giant Paul Bunyan statue in Akeley, MN? Or, if you really want to go off the map, check out these other 13 weird roadside attractions for some inspiration for your next trip.

 

1. Barbed Wire Museum
McLean, TX

 

2. Spam Museum
Austin, MN

 

3. Carbazon Dinosaurs
Carbazon, CA

 

4. Airstream Ranch
Tampa, FL

 

5. Toilet Seat Art Museum
San Antonio, TX

 

6. Wheels of Time
Dunlap, IL

7. Old Car City Usa
White, GA

 

8. World’s Largest Brick
Montgomery, AL

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9. The Thing
Benson, AZ

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10. Vacuum Cleaner Museum
St. James, MO

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11. Ave Maria Grotto
Cullman, AL

12. Beer Can House
Houston, TX 

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13. Area 51
Just south of Rachel, NV

Area 51 (Groom Lake, Dreamland) File Photo near Rachel, Nevada (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)

 

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