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Memphis was the capital of Ancient Egypt, but it didn’t have giant pyramids (Egypt’s famous pyramids were miles away in Giza).
It’s hard to find an American tourist attraction more legendary than Aquarena Springs, San Marcos, Texas. Where else could you see a pig swim with mermaids, or Glurpo the Clown smoke underwater?
Muffler Men, with their mysterious migrations and fascinating mutations, never fail to mesmerize travelers — almost 50 years since the giant statues first spread along America’s highways, and 15 years since Roadside America collected them in one place to point out the phenomenon.
Post-Apocalypse car! Backwoods shack! Free eye patch! Those are just a few of the perks awaiting a qualified candidate who lands the job as Wolfman at Clark’s Trading Post, Lincoln, NH. The attraction’s veteran mangy barbarian, Bill Farrand, has terrorized the steam train at Clark’s for 15 years, and is retiring. The role calls for […]
The Oct. 13-19, 2008 Sight of the Week is a great attraction we happened upon. Through Visitor Tips, we’d been aware for years of the Original 1880 Town in Murdo, South Dakota, a reconstruction of a prairie frontier community, with a bonus display of Dances with Wolves movie props. In August, driving west on I-90, […]
Ever since the “Lindbergh of Mexico” went down in Tabernacle, NJ in 1928, Mount Holly American Legion Post 11 has conducted an annual ceremony to honor and remember him.« Previous Entries