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San Bernardino, California Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in San Bernardino and the surrounding area.

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Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • Wigwam Village Motel No. 7

    Wigwam Village Motel No. 7

    Rialto, California

    Sleep in cement teepees at one of the few remaining -- and now restored -- wigwam motels. Right on Route 66.

  • First Original McDonald's Museum

    First Original McDonald's Museum

    San Bernardino, California

    Juan Pollo restaurant chain founder bought this property in a foreclosure sale and turned it into a McDonald's Museum.

  • Vietnam War Dog Memorial

    Vietnam War Dog Memorial

    Riverside, California

    A solemn monument to our forgotten four-footed soldiers is at March Field.

  • Fetus and Skeleton Collection

    Fetus and Skeleton Collection

    Loma Linda, California

    The Shyrock Museum of Embryology told us they had the skeleton of Robert Wadlow, and there's a giant or two in the collection as well, just not Wadlow.

  • Madonna of the Trail

    Madonna of the Trail

    Upland, California

    The Madonna of the Trail is a pinkish, stony-faced pioneer Mom, in long skirt and bonnet, strutting westward with an infant in her arms.

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