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Fertile Ground Mural in Omaha, Nebraska | Omaha Street Art in Nebraska

Fertile Ground Mural in Omaha, Nebraska

The Fertile Ground mural in Omaha, Nebraska is painted across the NRG Energy building near TD Ameritrade Park. At 70-feet tall and 465-feet long, this is one of the largest murals in the country. The 32,500 square-foot mural was created by artist Meg Saligman as a gift to the city from the Peter Kiewit Foundation. She began work on it in June, 2008 and it completed...

Road trip sandwiches - turkey and Swiss cheese sandwich on white bread.

Road trip sandwiches to pack for a car trip.

Road trip sandwiches make for quick and easy lunches for car trips, near or far. Packing your own meals will save you the time and money that comes with stopping at a roadside diner or for fast food on the way to your destination. But what should you pack? And how should you pack it? Read on for some of our favorite recipes for road trip sandwiches and tips on how to...

American Computer & Robotics Museum in Bozeman, Montana

American Computer & Robotics Museum in Bozeman, Montana

The American Computer & Robotics Museum in Bozeman, Montana (formerly the American Computer Museum) features a comprehensive history of the computer with “4,000 years of humanity and technology on display.” Their mission is to “collect, preserve, interpret, and display the artifacts and history of the information age.” The museum was...

Having a coin holder for cars in your car will assure you that much-needed coins are always an arm-length away. Have change on had for tolls and parking.

Coin Holder for Cars to Organize Your Loose Change

Though you might think that coins are a thing of the past, it’s always a good idea to have some change on hand. Especially in the car, and even more so on a road trip when you’re far from home. You never know when you’ll need to go through a toll booth, pay a parking meter, make exact change at a McDonald’s drive through, or even stop at an...

Legend of the Piasa Bird in Alton, Illinois

Legend of the Piasa Bird in Alton, Illinois

A mythical beast lives on, painted on a limestone cliff, in Alton, Illinois. This is the Legend of the Piasa Bird, who, according to myth, terrorized the Illini Native American tribes many moons ago. 2015 The Piasa Bird is a scary creature, with red eyes, the horns of a deer, outstretched wings, fearsome talons, a snarl of sharp teeth, and a long, scaled tail. 2015...

Carhenge in Alliance, Nebraska - Stonehenge made from cars roadside attraction in Nebraska.

50 Weird Roadside Attractions in the United States

A hotel shaped like a potato. An oversized condiment bottle in the sky. More oversized animals than you can count. The world’s largest ball of twine. And…a Thing??? The American landspace if full of strange, odd, and weird roadside attractions. Roadside attractions are quirky things made to draw travelers off the highway to gawk. Usually, they are not the...

Albert the Bull - the World's Largest Bull in Audubon, Iowa | Iowa Roadside Attractions

Best Roadside Attractions in Each State

What is your favorite thing to see on a road trip? Do you love big cities? Museums? Diners, drive ins, and dives? Record stores? Antique shops? Gas station snack aisles? Hotels with a big pool and room service? For me, above else, there’s one thing I love looking for and will pull over for every time: the best roadside attractions in each state. What is a...

The best Mississippi roadside attractions to visit on a Mississippi road trip. Add these roadside oddities to your travel bucket list, itinerary, or map!

The 15 Best Mississippi Roadside Attractions

Are you planning a Mississippi road trip and want to find all the best Mississippi roadside attractions along your route? Whether you’re driving across the state on Highway 61, traversing the Great River Road, exploring the Mississippi Blues Trail, or vacationing in Jackson, Biloxi, or Tupelo, you won’t want to miss these fifteen must-see places to go in Mississippi...

The best West Virginia roadside attractions to visit on a West Virginia road trip. Add these roadside oddities to your travel bucket list or itinerary!

The 15 Best West Virginia Roadside Attractions

Are you planning a West Virginia road trip and want to find all the best West Virginia roadside attractions along your route? Whether you’re driving across the state, traversing one of the state’s many scenic byways, camping and white water rafting at the Gauley River, or vacationing in Charleston or Harpers Ferry, you won’t want to miss these fifteen must-see places...

The best Massachusetts roadside attractions to visit on a Massachusetts road trip. Add these roadside oddities to your travel bucket list or itinerary!

The 15 Best Massachusetts Roadside Attractions

Are you planning a Massachusetts road trip and want to find all the best Massachusetts roadside attractions along your route? Whether you’re driving across the country, traversing one of the many scenic byways in the state, or vacationing in Boston, you won’t want to miss these fifteen must-see places to go in Massachusetts. They’re fun road trip stops and great...

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