Strange Attractions Maine to Alabama and beyond

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My recent 26 States in 26×2 Days trip brought me to Strange Attractions Maine to Alabama. While I separated them into five separate posts, I’ll summarize them here with links to the separate posts. Do you want to stop at some of them someday? So, go for it. Most are intriguing, unique, or just plain silly! But, my favorite is Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Graveyard in Vermont. Casey IL provides a “town full” of world record “things.” Here’s a link to the entire trip.

Ben & Jerry's
Another of the flavor graveyard

Continue below to learn more about all the quirky attractions on the trip.

Midwest Attractions

The midwest features many quirky attractions. Here are the ones I saw. Click on the link in the caption to see more info. The post includes the Haunted Mansion in Wisconsin Dells, the Bronz Fonz in Milwaukee, the World’s Largest Ball of Paint in Indiana, the Grave in the MIddle of the Road also in Indiana, Big Bone Lick State Park in Kentucky, the World’s Largest Cuckoo Clock in Ohio, and the Longaberger Basket Company Home Office also in Ohio.

Again just click on the picture or the caption to take you to the details. By the way, here’s a link to more information about the large ball of paint. Beginning of Strange Attractions Maine to Alabama!

I only stopped at three attractions from West Virginia into New England, but you can see them by clicking on the picture or the caption. The post also gives an overview of Foamhenge in Virginia, which isn’t currently open to the public. And not viewable from a public road.

The attractions I saw include the Mothman Statue in West Virginia, Dogfish Head Steam Punk Tree House in Delaware, and the Gypsy V also in Delaware. More of the Strange Attractions Maine to Alabama!

New England Attractions – Strange but true!

Strange Attractions Maine to Alabama
Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Graveyard

In addition to the Flavor Graveyard, the quirky attractions in New England include The Big Blue Bug, Lizzie Borden’s Bed & Breakfast, America’s Stonehenge, the World’s Largest Filing Cabinet, the Burlington Earth Clock, and the Flying Monkeys of Burlington.

Again, click on the picture above of the caption. More of the Strange Attractions Maine to Alabama!

Southeastern US Quirky, strange attractions

Georgia Guidestones & Mo e Southeastern attractions! (Coming Soon)

Georgia Guidestones appeared in the early 1980s when an anonymous group funded the construction. The Guidestones present principles espoused by the group. If you look at the details, they seem to suggest they are post-apocalyptic. The founding group remains anonymous to this day. It’s not only an interesting stop; the principles provide discussions for you and your traveling companions!

The Guidestones provides another of the Strange Attractions Maine to Alabama! Along with the Guidestones, I visited the Shell-Shaped Gas Station, South of the Border, The Tree that Owns Itself, Tiny Doors of Atlanta, Britton Hill, FL, and Bamahenge! (Link coming soon.)

Strange sights on the way home after Strange Attractions Maine to Alabama

Strange Attractions Maine to Alabama
Future birthplace?!?!

And here’s the wrapup. World Record and quirky attractions as I return home. The last part contains more of the Strange Attractions Maine to Alabama! Besides the Future Birthplace of James T. Kirk, you will see Kentucky’s Stonehenge, Giant Superman Statue, Casey IL (the town of world records), the Charles Manson Intersection.

I’ll publish the post soon, then you’ll see the link as well!

Classic Rock Recollection

“Strange Brew” by Cream

Strange brew
Kill what’s inside of you.

She’s a witch of trouble in electric blue,
In her own mad mind, she’s in love with you.
With you.
Now what you gonna do?


Written by: Eric Clapton, Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins

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