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  • Expedition: Bigfoot! (Sasquatch Museum)

    Expedition: Bigfoot! (Sasquatch Museum)

    Cherry Log, Georgia

    A surprisingly well-mounted museum with Bigfoot listening stations, an array of Bigfoot footprints, and even a rare Bigfoot butt-print. Opened in Feb. 2016.

  • Old Car City USA

    Old Car City USA

    White, Georgia

    34 acres of forest and fields filled with weathered and deteriorating old American cars. Self-described "Photographers' Paradise." Gift shop sells the owner's quirky folk art.

  • Centers for Disease Control Museum

    Centers for Disease Control Museum

    Atlanta, Georgia

    The world's last hope against deadly pandemic and zombie apocalypse. Exhibits on disease prevention, detection, and the CDC mission.

Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • Rock City

    Rock City

    Lookout Mountain, Georgia

    Mountaintop attraction designed by the wife of the man who invented miniature golf. Rocks, vistas, and the psychedelic Fairyland Caverns.

  • World's Largest Peanut

    World's Largest Peanut

    Ashburn, Georgia

    The reigning king of Gooberdom watches I-75 from his brick tower.

  • The New World of Coca-Cola

    The New World of Coca-Cola

    Atlanta, Georgia

    A multi-million-dollar shrine to what Coca-Cola humbly calls "the most successful product in the history of commerce."

  • BabyLand General Hospital

    BabyLand General Hospital

    Cleveland, Georgia

    Watch in awe (or horror) as puffy Cabbage Patch Kids are actually "born," delivered by doctors and nurses, from the Magic Crystal Tree.

  • The Panoramic Encyclopedia of Everything Elvis

    The Panoramic Encyclopedia of Everything Elvis

    Cornelia, Georgia

    Joni Mabe's gallery-shrine-museum has over 30,000 items, including the Elvis Wart.

  • Tank Town USA: Drive Tanks, Crush Cars

    Tank Town USA: Drive Tanks, Crush Cars

    Morganton, Georgia

    For a fee, you can drive a tank over a junker car.

  • Jimmy Carter Peanut

    Jimmy Carter Peanut

    Plains, Georgia

    One of the oddest tributes to an American President -- a big, grinning goober outside of a mini-mart in Jimmy Carter's home town.

  • Billy Carter Gas Station Museum

    Billy Carter Gas Station Museum

    Plains, Georgia

    The legacy of President Jimmy Carter's colorful, beer-endorsing brother is chronicled in a replica of his service station.

  • Howard Finster's Paradise Garden

    Howard Finster's Paradise Garden

    Summerville, Georgia

    Outsider artist turned pop culture celeb, Rev. Finster's park features what's left of his artwork and spiritual ramblings.

  • Museum of Aviation

    Museum of Aviation

    Warner Robins, Georgia

    The second-largest Air Force museum in the entire U.S. Acres of outdoor airplanes, and four giant hangars packed with exhibits. And it's free.

  • Habitat for Humanity's Slum Theme Park

    Habitat for Humanity's Slum Theme Park

    Americus, Georgia

    Simulated Third World slum encourages visitors to support the mission of improving houses around the world.

  • Statue of Charles Lindbergh, Wing-Walker

    Statue of Charles Lindbergh, Wing-Walker

    Americus, Georgia

    Charles Lindbergh was famous for flying solo across the Atlantic. This statue marks the spot where he first flew solo, period.

  • National Prisoner of War Museum

    National Prisoner of War Museum

    Andersonville, Georgia

    An exhibit depicting "the moment of capture" has gun barrels stick out of a wall in a room suddenly lit with moving spotlights.

  • Crime and Punishment Museum

    Crime and Punishment Museum

    Ashburn, Georgia

    One featured exhibit is the blood-stained collar of Miles Cribb, displayed next to the hook on which he was hanged in 1914.

  • Lunch Box Museum

    Lunch Box Museum

    Columbus, Georgia

    Once they carried pudding cups and bologna sandwiches. Now they're in Alan Woodall's museum -- thousands of them.

  • National Civil War Naval Museum

    National Civil War Naval Museum

    Columbus, Georgia

    Museum of salvaged sunken ships and ironclad replicas, formerly the Confederate Naval Museum, now strives to present a more balanced view.

  • Waffle House Museum

    Waffle House Museum

    Decatur, Georgia

    Waffle House #1, restored as it was. Lovers of hash browns, here is your heaven.

  • Monkey From Mars

    Monkey From Mars

    Decatur, Georgia

    The Monkey from Mars is the star exhibit in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab Museum, but there's also a Meth Lab display, a voodoo-cursed murder hatchet, and much more.

  • National Infantry Museum

    National Infantry Museum

    Fort Benning, Georgia

    The museum chronicles the American foot soldier in battle, and displays Hitler Head trash can, Saddam's spider-hole hatch, and other treasures.

  • Hitler's Telephone: U.S. Army Signal Corps Museum

    Hitler's Telephone: U.S. Army Signal Corps Museum

    Fort Gordon, Georgia

    ...and other warlords' personal electronics at the U.S. Army Signal Corp Museum.

  • Road to Tara Museum

    Road to Tara Museum

    Jonesboro, Georgia

    For fans of the movie, with many elaborate costumes and a big mural of scenes with Rhett and Scarlet.

  • Wildman's Store

    Wildman's Store

    Kennesaw, Georgia

    Dent "Wildman" Myers claims to be the reincarnation of Stonewall Jackson, wears two loaded .45s on his hips, and runs a store with Rebel memorabilia.

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