Category Archives: Roadside Attractions

Carhenge … like Stonehenge, but with cars.

Outside of the small western Nebraska town of Alliance there is a monumental structure made up of 38 American cars replicating England’s Stonehenge. After visiting Cadillac Ranch earlier this year in Texas, we decided we had to see this car … Continue reading

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Fred Smith’s Wisconsin Concrete Park

I had read about Fred Smith’s concrete folk art and knew it was located somewhere in Wisconsin. It was purely by chance when we were driving down State Highway 13 and Finn says, “Look at that!” and I realized we … Continue reading

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Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum

Hayward is a small city in northwest Wisconsin and home to the legendary Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. The centerpiece on the grounds is an impressive 143-foot fiberglass musky. We couldn’t miss this massive roadside attraction and were happily surprised … Continue reading

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Big Fish Restaurant

More material for the coffee table book I should make: “America’s Roadside Attractions, and Finn”

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Big Art

These pictures are from the Franconia Sculpture Park in Franconia, MN. It’s a very cool roadside attraction. This 20-acre park has a rotating collection of over 75 contemporary sculptures. We highly suggest you check it out!

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Seymour, WI – Home of the Hamburger

One of the roadside attractions we checked out when traveling back from Door County was in Seymour, WI. Seymour is nicknamed the “Home of the Hamburger” and this small, northern town has a lot of hamburger pride. This statue of … Continue reading

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Cadillac Ranch – Amarillo, Texas

Visiting Cadillac Ranch was cool. It’s iconic — a symbol for road trips and America — and a constantly changing art installation that you are encouraged to leave your mark on. We saw it on a beautiful, blue-sky day with … Continue reading

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Meteor Crater

When we were traveling across Arizona last year we saw a few signs along the interstate for Meteor Crater. We opted to skip it and press on to bigger and better attractions. Maybe we should have stuck with our original … Continue reading

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