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  • Mr. Bendo Muffler Man

    Mr. Bendo Muffler Man

    Dallas, Georgia

    Muffler Man was one of three Mr. Bendos in Indianapolis until sold and moved to Georgia. Mr. Bendo now stands in front of Atlantis Plumbing.

  • Roadside Titans of Mike Whitman

    Roadside Titans of Mike Whitman

    Dallas, Georgia

    Plumber Mike Whitman spent years trying to acquire just one Muffler Man. Now as a collector, his goal is to amass the largest collection on Earth.

  • Rebel Tunnel of Chetoogeta Mountain

    Rebel Tunnel of Chetoogeta Mountain

    Tunnel Hill, Georgia

    Opened 1850, abandoned 1928, restored and opened to the public in 2000. 1,500 feet of claustrophobia, which you can ride through on a tram.

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  • Pasaquan


    Buena Vista, Georgia

    Folk art environment built by the late Eddie Owens Martin (St. EOM), restored and reopened in Oct. 2016.

  • 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. Knocked down in Oct. 2018 storm; restoration status unknown.

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Strange Graves of Oakland Cemetery

    Strange Graves of Oakland Cemetery

    Atlanta, Georgia

    Atlanta's oldest cemetery includes the jaunty mausoleum-topping statue of Jack Smith and the dying marble Lion of the Confederacy.

  • James Brown Statue

    James Brown Statue

    Augusta, Georgia

    The Godfather of Soul, immortalized in bronze, with signature cape and microphone.

  • 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.

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