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Justin Queal Home Run mural in Omaha, Nebraska - Omaha baseball mural street art

Justin Queal Home Run mural in Omaha, Nebraska

Driving East of Cuming Street in Omaha, Nebraska, you might find yourself confronted by a big, bright, red, white, and blue mural depicting a baseball player and a union laborer. That is the Home Run mural by local artist Justin Queal. And it’s worth pulling over to see for yourself. The Omaha mural was painted on the side of the historic J.F. Bloom Building in...

World's Largest Covered Wagon in Milford, Nebraska | Nebraska Roadside Attractions

World’s Largest Covered Wagon in Milford, Nebraska

The World’s Largest Covered Wagon in Milford, Nebraska has seen better days. Once upon a time, this Nebraska roadside attraction was a glorious example of mimetic architecture. Picture it. A fine white building, 50 feet long and 50 feet tall, topped with a brown wagon bed and a crisp round cover made from roofing shingles. Four 24-foot wheels, in themselves...

Sinclair Dinosaur in Thedford, Nebraska at a Sinclair Gas Station on the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway | Nebraska Roadside Attractions

Sinclair Dinosaur in Thedford, Nebraska

If you’re taking a road trip and pass a Sinclair Gas Station it is required that you slow the car down to a crawl and carefully observe the property to see if there is an elusive dinosaur statue on site. And, if there is, if you see a Sinclair dino, you must immediately point and yell, “DINO!” and swerve to pull into the station to say hello and...

Camel and Pyramid in Cairo, Nebraska | Welcome to Cairo Sign | Roadside Attractions in Nebraska

Camel and Pyramid in Cairo, Nebraska

Cairo, Egypt is known for its great pyramids (and, well, camels). Cairo, Nebraska just might be known for the same thing. Cairo (pronounced KAIR-oh) is a 0.77 square mile town with a population of about 785 (2010) that’s located in Hall County, Nebraska. It was established in 1886 and took it’s name after that other Cairo, the capital of Egypt. The town...

World’s Largest Porch Swing in Hebron, Nebraska

World’s Largest Porch Swing in Hebron, Nebraska

I don’t know about you, but when I heard that there was a world’s largest porch swing roadside attraction in Nebraska, I was kind of imagining an Edith-Ann like wonderment growing tall into the sky. Something to the likes of this: I guess I was, therefore, a little bit disappointed when instead of that tall majestic beast I got this: This is the world’s largest porch...

The Spawning Salmon sculpture at Carhenge Roadside Attraction in Alliance, Nebraska - Giant Fish Sculpture at Carhenge

Car Art Reserve: Carhenge Artwork in Nebraska

Surrounding the Carhenge roadside attraction in Alliance, Nebraska (a replica of England’s Stonehenge made from cars) are some other interesting works of art that have been added throughout the years. Beyond the main attraction lies the field of Carhenge artwork is known as the Car Art Reserve that features art made of cars ranging from sculptures of fish to...

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

Carhenge in Alliance, Nebraska: Stonehenge Made of Cars

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England made from a ring of giant standing stones. Carhenge is relative new monument in Alliance, Nebraska made from a ring of regular-sized standing cars. That’s right, this Nebraska roadside attraction is replica of Stonehenge made of cars. Carhenge in Alliance, Nebraska stands at 96 feet in diameter and is made up...