25 Unusual Roadside Attractions

If you’re looking to take a fun-packed vacation that won’t cost an arm and a leg, or require the complications of air travel, consider piling into the family car and setting out on a road trip.

It’s time to pack up some road trip essentials, plan your playlist and hit the road. If you find yourself anywhere near any of these unique destinations, we highly encourage you to stop and check them out.

Starting on Interstate 94 near Gladstone, North Dakota, you’ll find a series of giant metal sculptures along the Enchanted Highway. Each sculpture also features a parking lot so you can stop and snap some photos.

Enchanted Highway

Winchester Mystery House

Inside this spooky old house, there are 24,000 square feet of oddities: staircases that lead nowhere, windows that peer into other rooms and even random toilets. Rumor has it this was to prevent spirits from haunting the place.

Local resident Leonard Knight created this colorful adobe clay mountain intended to spread the message, “God is love.” It’s covered with religious scripture, along with painted flowers, trees and birds.



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Carhenge is a replica of Stonehenge, the historical landmark in England. It was built with old cars and also features sculptures made of old car parts.


If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to walk among the dinosaurs, Dinosaur World is about as close as you’ll get. See hundreds of life-sized dinosaurs in an outdoor setting, and check out the indoor museum and gift shop as well.

Dinosaur World

Prada Marfa is a permanent art installation located on Texas Highway 90. It’s designed to look like a Prada boutique filled with designer bags and shoes from the 2005 Prada collection, but it doesn’t function as a store.

Prada Marfa

This UFO museum is housed in a 40-foot geodesic dome that was originally built to represent a golf ball and promote land sales for a non-existent property development.

Area 66

Situated beside Oregon’s Interstate 5 is this fairytale amusement park filled with fantasy villages to walk through, roller coasters and water slides to enjoy, and a haunted house to visit.

Enchanted Forest

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