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.

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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

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Big Ear of Corn

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


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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!

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Valerie Bromann is a a website manager, content creator, and writer from Chicago, Illinois (currently living in Dallas, Texas). As an avid road tripper who has visited hundreds of roadside attractions, Val always pull over for a world’s largest thing. Founder of Silly America and author of The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book, she visits, photographs, and writes about all the weird tourist destinations she visits and offers road trip planning advice and inspiration based on her own travels so you can hit the road for yourself.

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The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book - Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip! By Valerie Bromann

The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book

Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip!

BY Valerie Bromann

Enjoy fun games and challenges to pass the time on your next road trip and have a keepsake to look back on for years to come with this entertaining must-have for your next vacation.

The road trip you’ve been dreaming of starts here! Journal about your stops and get to know your fellow passengers with activities and exercises designed to pass the time and bring you closer together. Instead of “Are we there yet?” you’ll find yourself asking, “We’re there already?”. Complete with prompts you can turn to while driving between locations, this journal will one day be a memento of your life-changing trip.