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Mount Dora, Florida: VW Bug Spider

Unveiled in early 2020, built by John Henns, painted an ominous all-black. Right next to the road. Possibly frightens arachnophobics in passing cars.

222 N. Highland St., Mount Dora, FL
US-441 exit onto FL-46/E. 1st Ave. Drive east a half-mile. At the stoplight, turn right onto Old 441/Highland St. Drive north two blocks. You'll see the spider on the right, at the intersection of E. 3rd Ave.
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VW Bug Spier.

VW Bug Spider

A quick easy stop on our trip around Mount Dora. The Spider is a very interesting sculpture right beside the road.

[EC, 12/24/2020]

VW Bug Spider.

VW Bug Spider Sculpture

This sculpture is based on the shell of an old VW Beetle, standing high in the air on eight arachnoid legs. We drove out to see the Starry Night House in Mount Dora, and passed this thing. Way cooler than the Starry Night house. It seems to be a fairly recent creation.

[Gabriel Tarr, 07/24/2020]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Old Joe: Metal GatorOld Joe: Metal Gator, Mount Dora, FL - < 1 mi.
Starry Night HouseStarry Night House, Mount Dora, FL - < 1 mi.
Mellow Mushroom GuyMellow Mushroom Guy, Mount Dora, FL - 2 mi.
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Ruins of Bongoland, Port Orange, FL - 45 mi.

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