America is the land of the free. It’s also the land of really weird things on the side of the road.
There are some truly bizarre attractions scattered across the country, and we’ve narrowed down a few that you need to find and see for yourself when road tripping across the States.
Chicago, Illinois – World’s Biggest Rubber Band Ball
If you love big, weird things with no real purpose this one is for you.
The world’s largest rubber band ball weighs a whopping 4,000 pounds and is made of 175,000 rubber bands.
Seattle, Washington- Cowboy Boots
A well know Seattle landmark, these 2 big boots are not really made for walking, unless of course you’re a giant!
Originally part of a cowboy themed gas station, the only thing that remains are the 2 giant shoes and…
Seattle, Washington- Cowboy Hat
What are giant cowboy boots without a giant hat? The hat from the cowboy themed gas station is still there too, and it makes for a great photo opportunity!
Both these landmarks are in a park, so you can snap some pics and then sit back and admire the view while you enjoy a bit of live AFL betting, drink your Starbucks coffee, or snack on a pretzel!
Cleveland, Ohio – A Big Rubber Stamp
Got something you need stamped? Best you grab your giant inkpad and head on over to Ohio, as this massive stamp is free to use.
Cawker City, Kansas- World’s Largest Ball of Twine
If you’ve seen the rubber band ball now you need to see the biggest ball of twine. That’s right, there’s a giant twine ball that originally weighed 5,000 pounds and was 8-feet high.
Every August, a twine-a-thon is held, and people keep adding to the ball, making it bigger than ever.
Ottawa Lake, Michigan-Jumbo Uncle Sam
Looking for a gas station in Ottawa Lake? Keep an eye open for Uncle Sam.
There’s a massive 42 feet tall statue of Uncle Sam outside, and the gas station even has a stall that sells fireworks!
Groom, Texas- The Big Cross
Visible from over 20 miles away, this massive cross stands 190 foot tall and always attracts a lot of attention, especially around Christmas time.
Newark, Ohio- The Worlds Largest Basket
A whopping 7 story’s tall, this big basket would take an awful lot of groceries.
Hayward, Wisconsin- World’s Largest Fish Statue
If you love fishing you need to go past this statue.
The massive muskie swims through the air in front of the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward, WI and is large enough to swallow a tour bus in one gulp!
Burlington, Vermont- A Tower of Cabinets
If you’re passionate about storage solutions you need to check this out.
This 38 foot tall cabinet tower is every Container Addicts dream come to life.
Chester, West Virginia- World’s Largest Teapot
You’d need an awful lot of tea bags if you wanted to brew up a cuppa in the 12 feet high 4 feet wide tea pot!