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  • Ray Murphy's Chainsaw Show

    Ray Murphy's Chainsaw Show

    Hancock, Maine

    The world's foremost chainsaw sculptor gives tour-de-force live performances in his custom-built sound-proof booth.

  • Desert Of Maine

    Desert Of Maine

    Freeport, Maine

    An accidentally created treeless wasteland, long promoted to tourists as a "desert."

  • 7 Wonders of God Creatures

    7 Wonders of God Creatures

    Houlton, Maine

    Jerry Cardone has adorned his seven-acre property with likenesses of Bigfoot, Santa, UFOs, dinosaurs, and Jesus. He's been abducted by aliens many times.

  • International Cryptozoology Museum

    International Cryptozoology Museum

    Portland, Maine

    All of the world's creature superstars, from Bigfoot to Nessie, are enshrined in the world's only museum of real monsters.

  • Eartha: World's Largest Rotating Globe

    Eartha: World's Largest Rotating Globe

    Yarmouth, Maine

    DeLorme, still making maps (and map software). Eartha, still spinning!

  • Paul Bunyan Statue and Birthplace

    Paul Bunyan Statue and Birthplace

    Bangor, Maine

    A mighty statue stands in the city where the mythical woodsman was born, or at least that's what Bangor wants us to think...

  • Lindbergh Crate Museum

    Lindbergh Crate Museum

    Canaan, Maine

    Larry Ross's private museum is built in, around, and about the packing crate used to ship Charles Lindbergh's plane, The Spirit of St. Louis, from France back to the U.S.

  • Wild Blueberry Land: World's Largest Blueberry

    Wild Blueberry Land: World's Largest Blueberry

    Columbia Falls, Maine

    Owners of a blueberry-themed shop and bakery went refreshingly overboard when it came to construction and decoration.

  • World Traveler Sign

    World Traveler Sign

    Lynchville, Maine

    A classic photo-op sign, guaranteed to wow the folks back home.

  • 45th Parallel Gift Shop

    45th Parallel Gift Shop

    Perry, Maine

    A gift shop just south of the halfway point between the equator and the North Pole. Map-crazed visitors like to pose next to its photogenic globe.

  • Birthplace of the Inventor of the Doughnut Hole

    Birthplace of the Inventor of the Doughnut Hole

    Rockport, Maine

    Hanson Gregory invented the doughnut hole in 1847. A small plaque, erected on his birth site, honors that landmark event.

  • Lenny, the Chocolate Moose

    Lenny, the Chocolate Moose

    Scarborough, Maine

    A life-size moose, sculpted in solid chocolate -- and that's a lot of chocolate -- stands in an ice cream parlor.

  • World's Tallest Indian

    World's Tallest Indian

    Skowhegan, Maine

    The World's Tallest Indian towers over downtown Skowhegan -- or he used to, before the trees around him got so tall.

  • Moxie Bottle House

    Moxie Bottle House

    Union, Maine

    Giant pop bottle may convince you to drink Moxie, a "nerve tonic" and delightful beverage.

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