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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake has been on our list of must-sees for a long time but it has eluded us until now. We got the RV out of storage, packed up some clothes and the kittens then headed south for a long … Continue reading

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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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“Up North” in Minnesota

“Up north” is a place where people go to escape. For both Minnesotans and Wisconsinites it means cabins, lakes, fishing, pine trees, campfires and finding a relaxing place to unwind. Last week we took the leisurely drive up the North … Continue reading

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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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