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

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

R.E.M. Murmer Railroad Trestle

R.E.M. Murmur Railroad Trestle (Athens, Georgia)

An otherwise ordinary railroad trestle in Athens, Georgia that should have been destroyed decades ago has become an important landmark and tourist attraction thanks to being featured on the back cover of the 1983 R.E.M.

Storelgen

Storelgen (Stor-Elvdal, Norway)

Storelgen, more commonly known as the Big Elk, is despite its 34 feet of height, not the world’s largest sculpture of a moose. Though it briefly held that title, it is currently outpaced by only

Pabst Mansion

The Pabst Mansion (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

As a testament to America’s Gilded Age, the stately home of Captain Frederick and Maria Pabst has survived as a symbol of American entrepreneurship since 1892. Designed by George Bowman Ferry and Alfred Charles Clas,

The Big Iron

Flat Iron Sculpture (Asheville, North Carolina)

Created by artist Reed Todd in 1997, the Flat Iron Sculpture in Asheville, North Carolina is conveniently positioned across from the city’s famous 1926 Flat Iron Building. Loved by locals and tourists alike, Todd’s sculpture

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