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5 Random Roadside Attractions Across the Country

December 17, 2018

5 Random Roadside Attractions Across the Country

We all love a good roadside attraction. Some of them are unique and relevant to the location yet some of them leave you scratching your head as to the reason for their existence.

Smallest Bar – Key West

Key West is a great time to relax and enjoy a tropical vacation. As you’re roaming downtown you’ll have to be careful cause it’s easy to miss, but the smallest bar exists in key west just down the street from Margaritaville.

Largest Purple Spoon – Glacier National Park

Just on the west side of Glacier National Park you’ll find the World’s Largest Purple Spoon. It’s fitting because this area spoons end up being purple from the incredible huckleberry pie that gets eaten off of them!

There are plenty of opportunities to buy fresh local huckleberry jam in and outside of the National Park. Load up! You can store it in the RV and enjoy it while you’re back from your RV Trip.

Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox – Bemidji, MN

The story of Paul Bunyan goes way back to a time when he created the well over 10,000 lakes up in Minnesota don’tcha know. He spent a lot of time up in Bemidji and if you are going to spend some time up here in the true north we recommend you stay at the Hamilton’s on Fox Lake Campground.

Head out from the campground dock where you’ll be on a chain of 3 lakes with incredible fishing.

Only a short drive is the beautiful town of Bemidji where you’ll find a MASSIVE statue of the duo that took out so many trees back in the day. The Paul Bunyan bike trail goes from Bemidji to Brainerd Minnesota and considered one of the Nicest bike trails in the country.

Tour Through Tree – Klamath, CA

You may have watched the Geico commercial where they break down in the tree? Either way it’s a famous spot as it should be. Anytime you get to drive a vehicle through a massive piece of wood is a good time.

The Redwoods are the tallest trees in the world and are hundreds of years old. They also only live near the coastline.

Across the road is the Klamath Camper Corral Campground that fits big rigs. If you don’t have a tow vehicle or pull a 5th wheel with a dually, you can just walk across the road from the camper.

One Log House – NorCal

Not too far down the PCH from the Tour Through Tree is the One Log House. It’s such a unique experience to be able to walk inside one of these wood shells. Worth the stop directly off the pch and it’s nearby a few campgrounds.

Dinosaurs – Utah

There were a lot of Dinosaurs that roamed the earth many years ago and a fun activity for RVers is to go fossil hunting. Anytime you have a treasure hunting sort of adventure you’re going to find large Dinosaur attractions on the side of the road to take selfies with.

If you want a guaranteed shot of finding fossils, large shark teeth, etc the Peace River RV Resort in central Florida has areas where within 30 seconds of looking you’ve found fossils directly at your campsite.