Category Archives: Weird

Nicolas Cage was right! There is a secret room at Mt. Rushmore

Posted on in National Parks, South Dakota, Story, Weird | 0 comments

Yes, there absolutely is a secret, hidden room inaccessible to visitors at famed Mt. Rushmore. But what’s in it, and why is it off-limits?

The Blue Whale of Catoosa: the coolest anniversary gift ever

Posted on in Best Drives, Oklahoma, Roadside Awesomeness, Route 66, States, Story, Weird | 0 comments

Now a Route 66 icon, the famed Blue Whale of Catoosa is actually the most wonderful anniversary gift ever given…

Meet Eastern State Penitentiary’s most infamous innocent inmate

Posted on in Abandoned, Museums, Pennsylvania, Road Stories, Roadside Awesomeness, Story, Weird | 0 comments

Sentenced to life for a murder he didn’t commit, Pep may be Eastern State Penitentiary’s most famous innocent prisoner…

Meet one town’s absolutely adorable new mayor

Posted on in Kentucky, Road Stories, Roadside Awesomeness, Small Town USA, Story, Weird | 2 comments

Maybe every town should elect a rescued pit bull as its mayor…

Carhenge is hands-down Nebraska’s strangest roadside attraction

Posted on in Automobilia, MINI Takes the States, Nebraska, Roadside Awesomeness, Story, Weird | 0 comments

Just why did a man make a full-size replica of Stonehenge out of old cars? Find out why and why Carhenge in Alliance, NE is the state’s most bizarre roadside attraction.

Going nuclear at the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

Posted on in Highway Guides, MINI Takes the States, Museums, National Parks, Roadside Awesomeness, South Dakota, Story, Weird | 0 comments

Ever want to peer over a gigantic nuclear missile? Minuteman Missile National Historic Site lets you do just that. And it’s terrifying…

Bucket List Checkoff: the a-maize-ing Corn Palace of Mitchell, SD

Posted on in Festivals and Events, MINI Takes the States, Museums, Roadside Awesomeness, Small Town USA, South Dakota, Story, Weird | 0 comments

South Dakota is corn country, and there’s no better example than the massive Corn Palace of Mitchell, SD- a building covered with, you guessed it, corn…

Washed Ashore is turning your garbage into stunning pieces of art

Posted on in Oregon, Roadside Awesomeness, Story, Weird | 0 comments

You won’t believe what a little imagination can do with our trash and waste… These art sculptures from Washed Ashore are absolutely incredible.

Test your bravery with a flashlight tour of one of America’s spookiest houses

Posted on in California, Roadside Awesomeness, Story, Uncategorized, Weird | 0 comments

We visited the Winchester Mystery House during a bright summer day, but we can’t imagine being in that house in the pitch black with nothing but a flashlight… If that sounds fun to you, October is your chance to make it happen!

Go pick where American Pickers all began: Antique Archaeology in LeClaire, IA

Posted on in Automobilia, Iowa, Roadside Awesomeness, Small Town USA, Story, Weird | 1 comment

The TV show American Pickers made them stars and turned Antique Archaeology’s original shop in LeClaire, IA a worldwide tourist destination. We stopped by to do a little picking of the pickers’ home base from the hit series…