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National Buffalo Museum in Jamestown, North Dakota

National Buffalo Museum in Jamestown, North Dakota

If you’re stopping in Jamestown, North Dakota to see the World’s Largest Buffalo Monument be sure to plan time to stay awhile to learn more about the magnificent American Bison behind the roadside attraction at the National Buffalo Museum. The National Buffalo Museum features informative displays and exhibits on the history of the bison (American Buffalo)...

Frontier Village in Jamestown, North Dakota | Roadside Attractions in North Dakota

Frontier Village in Jamestown, North Dakota

You might come to visit Jamestown, North Dakota to see the World’s Largest Buffalo Monument, but you shouldn’t stop there. Surrounding the big bison is another roadside attraction worth your time: Frontier Village. Frontier Village consists of a block worth of old-timey buildings done up to resemble a historic row. They are filled with artifacts of...

World's Largest Buffalo Monument in Jamestown, North Dakota | North Dakota Roadside Attractions

World’s Largest Buffalo Monument in Jamestown, ND

The World’s Largest Buffalo Monument in Jamestown, North Dakota, is a must-see road trip stop for any roadside attraction lover! At 26 feet tall, 46 feet long, and weighing in at 60 tons, this big bison is certainly a site to behold! The World’s Largest Buffalo is modeled after a male American bison… just on a slightly bigger scale (in fact, he is...

Book Wall Mural in Salt Lake City, Utah | Book Mural at Eborn Books in Salt Lake City | Utah Murals

The Book Wall Mural in Salt Lake City, Utah

The Book Wall mural is an interactive mural in Salt Lake City, Utah that makes the perfect insta-backdrop for bibliophiles. Tucked away in a small courtyard in an alley between the main street and a parking garage, the wall of books mural proves to be a little tricky to find, but with a little effort, it’s well worth the search for any book lover or street art...

Cowboy Muffler Man in Wendell, Idaho | Idaho Roadside Attractions

Cowboy Muffler Man in Wendell, Idaho

Howdy pardner! At the Intermountain Motor Homes & RV Camp in Wendell, Idaho, you can find this cowboy muffler man out front. Standing at 22-feet tall and wearing a yellow shirt, blue jeans, black boots, and a gray cowboy hat, this giant is a roadside attraction that is hard to miss. And you don’t have to miss him! If you’re taking a road trip on I-84...

Otto the Otter: Giant Otter in Fergus Falls, Minnesota - Minnesota roadside attractions

Otto the Otter: Giant Otter in Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Have you met my significant otter? No? Well let me introduce you! This is Otto the Otter, a giant otter statue who lives at Grotto Park in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Trust me: this roadside attraction is like no otter you will ever see! This big otter was constructed in 1972 by students at Fergus Falls High School, with the help of local metal artist Steve Jaenisch...

Cookin' from Scratch Chicken Car in Doolittle, Missouri

Cookin’ from Scratch Chicken Car in Doolittle, Missouri

Cookin’ From Scratch is a country restaurant in Doolittle, Missouri with mouthwatering menu featuring burgers, chicken fried steak, creamy fettuccine alfredo, and more favorites. The restaurant even boasts a 66oz. King of the Road Burger Challenge (a 66 oz. Burger and bun topped with 9 pieces of American cheese, pickles, lettuce, tomato and onion with 1.5 pounds of...

Route 66 Murals in Cuba, Missouri

Route 66 Murals in Cuba, Missouri

Cuba, Missouri is known as the town “where art meets history” and you can see the spirit of that moniker on nearly every street corner. The Route 66 murals in Cuba depict historic scenes with both local and national themes. Created between 2001 and 2007, the public art in this “Route 66 Mural City” memorializes celebrity visits from Harry S...

Road trip Journals to record your adventures | Keeping a road trip journal while on a road trip in the perfect way to memorialize your travels, archiving daily logs of what you did, what you saw, where you stayed, and what you ate. Many of these diaries contain travel prompts to get you started alongside blank pages for free writing or doodling.

Road Trip Journals to Record Your Adventures

I love keeping road trip journals while I’m traveling the open road. Sure, pictures say 1,000 words, but sometimes you want to say 2,000. Keeping a journal while on a road trip in the perfect way to memorialize your travels, archiving daily logs of what you did, what you saw, where you stayed, and what you ate. Many of these diaries contain travel prompts to...