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Celebrate America - Plan a Trip to The most Fascinating Roadside Attractions
America is filled with fascinating roadside attractions, including interesting museums and amazing examples of American folk art.
Fremont Troll, Seattle, WA
Visitors to Seattle should take the time to to explore this amazing sculpture located under the Aurora Bridge. The Fremont Troll peers to the south from underneath the bridge. Visitors to Seattle have been enjoying the unique sculpture since 1990. The head and shoulders of the troll stand 18 feet tall. Visitors and residents alike love to climb onto the troll to pose for unique Seattle photos.
Carhenge, Alliance, NE
Located just outside of Alliance, Carhenge is one of America's fascinating Stonehenge replica. Made from over 35 cars, Carhenge is a one-of-a-kind American roadside oddity. The cars are placed in a circle in a field and panted gray to resemble the original Stonehenge.
The Barbed Wire Museum, Lacrosse, KS
This museum in Lacrosse is filled with the history of barbed wire. The museum features thousands of different types of barbed wire, as well as tools and other items used in fencing. Visitors to the Barbed Wire Museum can learn all about the varieties and history of the fencing implement.
Arkansas Alligator Farm, Hot Springs, AR
This fun attraction in Hot Springs is excellent for families is home to many of Arkansas' native alligators. Children will also love the petting zoo, the many different species of animals that call the Arkansas Alligator Farm home, including a variety of primates and Arkansas Mountain Lions. Visitors can also explore the museum and the gift shop.
Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum, Gibsland, LA
This museum commemorates the history of the famous outlaw couple. Visitors to the museum will have the chance to experience the time and place where Bonnie and Clyde met their fate. Each may there is also a Bonnie and Clyde Festival of Gibsland, which is a great event to enjoy reenactments, music, food and more.
Crayola Factory, Easton, PA
Although this destination is not the actual manufacturing plant, it is a fun place to learn all about Crayola Crayons. The visitor center has all sorts of interactive and creative activities. Throughout the visitor center children and adults alike will find all sorts of fun realities and history of Crayola Crayons. Best of all, visitors can learn about how Crayola Crayons are made.
Idaho Potato Museum, Blackfoot, ID
The Idaho Potato Museum is a great museum to learn about the importance of Idaho potatoes. Potatoes are an important part of Idaho's agriculture. The Museum celebrates everything about Idaho's potatoes from the first potato to potato chips. In addition to potato history the museum has information about the whole potato industry.
Witch History Museum, Salem, MA
Visitors to the Witch History Museum can learn about the Witch Hysteria that took over Salem and many other towns. The museum tells many of the tragic stories of the victims of this hysteria. Visitors will also learn about many of the other stories from this time in Salem's history.
The Atomic Testing Museum, Las Vegas, NV
This Museum is a great place to learn about the history of atomic testing in Nevada. There are a wide variety of exhibits about the different types of testing that were done in Nevada. The Atomic Testing Museum is a very interesting destination for those that want to learn more about nuclear testing in the country.
Silver Springs, FL
Silver Springs is a town with many interesting things to do, including entertainment and delicious dining, but they greatest attraction of the town are the Sliver Springs themselves. Silver Springs is one of the largest spring systems in the world, and it feeds the beautiful Silver River. Visitors simply must take a ride on the glass bottom boats, which ferry people across the springs. From these boats visitors can marvel at the life and vents, which feed the springs, through the glass bottom of the boats.