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Raleigh, North Carolina Attractions

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

Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • Marvin Johnson's Gourd Collection

    Marvin Johnson's Gourd Collection

    Angier, North Carolina

    Personal collection of all things gourd by the world's greatest gourd-lover. On display in town since his death.

  • Self-Kicking Booth

    Self-Kicking Booth

    Raleigh, North Carolina

    Dissatisfied travelers can pull off the road and give themselves a solid boot in the butt.

  • The Daily Planet: Giant Earth Lookalike

    The Daily Planet: Giant Earth Lookalike

    Raleigh, North Carolina

    Giant replica globe appears to have come to rest against a building after rolling through Raleigh.

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