Big Ear of Corn in Casey, Illinois

Casey, Illinois is a small town known for its big things. The town is home to over thirty roadside attractions, including twelve record holding world’s largest things! The big ear of corn might be one of the smallest big things in Casey, but it’s still cream of the crop!

Big Ear of Corn in Casey, Illinois Roadside Attraction

The big corn cob was one of the first things made by Jim Bolin, the man behind most of the town’s giant roadside attractions. It’s made of wood and was carved with a chainsaw. The sculpture features a bright yellow corn cob bursting with kernels and sitting inside a peeled back husk.

Big Ear of Corn in Casey, Illinois Roadside Attraction

Want more big things? Find everything to see in Casey, Illinois’s Big Things in a Small Town, like the big yardstick, big nail puzzle, and big pizza slicer.

Love corny roadside attractions like this one? Be sure to check out the field of giant corn cobs in Ohio, the large rotating corn in Iowa, the Agri-Symbol 76-Foot-Tall Corn Stalk, and The World’s Only Corn Palace in South Dakota.

Big Ear of Corn in Casey, Illinois Roadside Attraction
Big Ear of Corn in Casey, Illinois Roadside Attraction
Big Ear of Corn in Casey, Illinois Roadside Attraction
Big Ear of Corn in Casey, Illinois Roadside Attraction
Big Ear of Corn in Casey, Illinois Roadside Attraction

Spend the night in Casey! Find the best Casey Illinois Hotels and find out where to stay to see big things!


Big Ear of Corn

Address: 2 East Main Street, Casey, IL 62420
Cost: Free to See
Hours: Always Visible


Pin this Illinois roadside attraction:

Casey, Illinois is a small town known for its big things. The town is home to over thirty roadside attractions, including twelve record holding world's largest things! The big ear of corn might be one of the smallest big things in Casey, but it's still cream of the crop!  #IllinoisRoadsideAttractions #IllinoisRoadsideAttraction #RoadsideAttractions #RoadsideAttraction #RoadTrip #IllinoisRoadTrip #IllinoisWeekendGetaways #IllinoisWithKids #WorldsLargestThings
Casey, Illinois is a small town known for its big things. The town is home to over thirty roadside attractions, including twelve record holding world's largest things! The big ear of corn might be one of the smallest big things in Casey, but it's still cream of the crop! #IllinoisRoadsideAttractions #IllinoisRoadsideAttraction #RoadsideAttractions #RoadsideAttraction #RoadTrip #IllinoisRoadTrip #IllinoisWeekendGetaways #IllinoisWithKids #WorldsLargestThings
Casey, Illinois is a small town known for its big things. The town is home to over thirty roadside attractions, including twelve record holding world’s largest things! The big ear of corn might be one of the smallest big things in Casey, but it’s still cream of the crop!

VAL BROMANN

Founder & Head Road Tripper

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited hundreds roadside attractions across the United States and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!