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  • Mystical Horizons: Century 21 Stonehenge

    Mystical Horizons: Century 21 Stonehenge

    Bottineau, North Dakota

    Almost-in-Canada solar calendar envisioned by Jack Olson, who died four years before it was completed in October 2005.

  • Scandinavian Heritage Park

    Scandinavian Heritage Park

    Minot, North Dakota

    Along with a 30-foot-high blocky horse: unusual Scandinavian buildings and a statue of Vikings and the Father of Modern Skiing.

  • Woodchipper from the Movie Fargo

    Woodchipper from the Movie Fargo

    Fargo, North Dakota

    Star of the Coen Brothers' hit movie. the woodchipper displayed at the city's Visitors Center includes a mannequin leg sticking out of its hopper.

  • Prairie Village Museum: World's Tallest Salesman

    Prairie Village Museum: World's Tallest Salesman

    Rugby, North Dakota

    Multiple exhibition halls and old buildings on 20 acres features local giant Cliff Thompson, Queen Victoria's dress, and one-time world's largest belt buckle.

Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • Salem Sue, World's Largest Holstein Cow

    Salem Sue, World's Largest Holstein Cow

    New Salem, North Dakota

    Salem Sue, who's already big, towers above New Salem on a rare North Dakota hill.

  • Enchanted Highway

    Enchanted Highway

    Regent, North Dakota

    Gary Greff's towering, fanciful metal sculptures appear every few miles along a lonely road to his way off-the-beaten path town.

  • W'eel Turtle Made From Wheel Rims

    W'eel Turtle Made From Wheel Rims

    Dunseith, North Dakota

    This titan was welded together from over 2,000 steel wheel rims; its head alone weighs over a ton.

  • World's Largest Buffalo

    World's Largest Buffalo

    Jamestown, North Dakota

    This mighty bull bison -- built in 1959 out of sixty tons of steel and concrete -- keeps its unblinking eye on the Jamestown grain elevator.

  • New Geographic Center of North America

    New Geographic Center of North America

    Robinson, North Dakota

    Tiny town (pop. 37) decided that the old Center was bogus, claimed the title in 2015.

  • Geographical Center of North America

    Geographical Center of North America

    Rugby, North Dakota

    A rock obelisk in a Mexican restaurant parking lot marks an important spot on your map.

  • Tommy the Turtle

    Tommy the Turtle

    Bottineau, North Dakota

    A giant statue of the Snowmobiling Reptile Hero of Bottineau. Travelers can stand behind his windscreen.

  • Roger Maris Museum

    Roger Maris Museum

    Fargo, North Dakota

    A fleeting sports star who didn't get much respect in life. His hometown remembers him in a mall, with uniforms, bats, balls, and his "Sultan of Swat" award crowns.

  • Fargo Walk of Fame

    Fargo Walk of Fame

    Fargo, North Dakota

    See? Famous people visit Fargo. Gaze upon the footprints of Ted Nugent and Tiny Tim!

  • Hilltop Viking Statue

    Hilltop Viking Statue

    Fort Ransom, North Dakota

    A towering son of Odin looks out over North Dakota, probably wondering what he's doing there.

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