20 September 2020

Recently Added Attractions

The Blue Whale of Catoosa Oklahoma

The Blue Whale of Catoosa (Catoosa, Oklahoma)

Built slightly after the heyday of American Roadside Attractions, the Blue Whale of Catoosa has nonetheless become one of the most popular and recognizable sites along Historic Route 66. Built in 1972 by Hugh Davis

Tadich Grill (San Francisco, California)

In 1849, during the height of the California Gold Rush, a Croatian immigrant opened the New World Coffee Saloon on Commercial Street. Like the Original Starbucks in Seattle, the coffee saloon it soon eclipsed its

The Joker Stairs (The Bronx, New York)

An otherwise unspectacular and once humble staircase sandwiched between apartment buildings that connects Shakespeare and Anderson Avenues has become an unmistakable tourist attraction in the Highbridge neighborhood of the Bronx. Officially known as “step streets”, 

Antoine's Restaurant

Antoine’s (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Being able to say a business is “Family owned and operated” is often a badge of honor, but Antoine’s in New Orleans, Louisiana, having been a family affair since 1840 takes it to another level

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Sites Around the World

  • Filled with lots of local charm, friendly faces, dozens of amazing sites, and some of the most spectacular views in the world, Cuzco travel is much, much more than Machu Picchu. While it is not ...
  • World's Smallest City Block
    Not one to be outdone by Portland, Oregon and their tiny Mill Ends Park that claims the title of the world’s smallest park, the town of Dothan, Alabama has its own world’s smallest record. Dothan ...
  • Founded in 1597, Paraty was formally established as a town by Portuguese colonizers in 1667.  A short drive from the most populated cities, located on the Costa Verde, Paraty offers lush mountains, beautiful beaches, art ...
  • A row of Victorian homes at Cape May, New Jersey
    There are a lot of cities that are historic in their own rights and there are a lot of cities filled with historic landmarks, but the entire city of Cape May, New Jersey is a ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • Flanked by volcanoes and near the Galapagos Islands, Quito, Ecuador is one of the most unique cities in South America.  Located in the northern highlands in the Guayllabamab river basin, Quito is the closest capital ...
  • The Great Wall of China winding its way up a hill
    The Great Wall of China is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, and with its 13,171 miles (21,196 km) of length is actually a series of fortifications, earth mounds, and small connecting ...
  • Established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on 1 March, 1872, Yellowstone National Park was the first National Park in the United States.  Located in Wyoming, Montana, and ...
  • Taj Mahal
    On the south bank of the Yamuna river in Agra, India sits the most famous mausoleum in the world.  Perhaps the greatest monument ever built for love and loss, the Taj Mahal, commissioned in 1632 ...

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  • Entrance to the Coral Castle
    Created by the eccentric Latvian American Edward Leedskalnin (1887–1951), the Coral Castle in Homestead, Florida is one of the roadside attractions of legend.  The oolite limestone structure is entirely gated and bizarre beyond explanation.  Leedskalnin ...
  • Gavel Statue
    The largest judicial gavel in the world is in the form of a stainless steel sculpture located in a reflecting pool just outside the Ohio Supreme Court in beautiful downtown Columbus, Ohio.  Officially known as ...
  • Two Rabbits
    Sculptor Tom Claassen is known for creating subject matter that seems light and weightless while actually being nearly permanent and immovable. His untitled piece, commonly refereed to as “Two Rabbits”, at the Citygarden in St. ...
  • The Little Mermaid
    The Little Mermaid (Den lille Havfrue) is a 1.25 metres (4.1 ft) tall, 175 kilogram (385 lb) bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen, at the water’s edge along the Langelinie promenade in Copenhagen, Denmark. With more than a million ...