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Is Barbie Beach the tackiest roadside attraction ever? See for yourselves

On a recent trip through Georgia, I was driving along Highway 16 when I spotted a sign that said “Barbie Beach Parking.” I did a double take and looked for a place to turn around, exclaiming “I didn’t realize Barbie Beach was on our route.” I told Rebekah, my friend and fellow traveler, that I’d… Continue reading Is Barbie Beach the tackiest roadside attraction ever? See for yourselves

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This historic cemetery has a grave for an arm, with a marker etched with an arm, of course

On a recent visit to Newnan, Ga., to tour some movie filming sites, my friend Rebekah and I stopped at historic Oakhill Cemetery for one purpose: to see an arm grave. Before heading out on our trip, I'd seen a story about the unique grave so we made a detour specifically to find it. The… Continue reading This historic cemetery has a grave for an arm, with a marker etched with an arm, of course

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A visit to the site of the nation’s deadliest train wreck

The story below is a guest blog by Sweetums. I sure appreciate his help! By Wil Elrick On a recent road trip to Nashville, Kelly suggested we stop and visit the site of what is today known as The Great Train Wreck of 1918. Today, the site is marked with a plaque but there is… Continue reading A visit to the site of the nation’s deadliest train wreck

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A visit to the real-life Metropolis, home of Superman

Below is a guest blog from Sweetums about our trip to Metropolis, Ill. Don't forget to check to be sure venues are open before traveling. By Wil Elrick Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Look up in the sky – it’s a… Continue reading A visit to the real-life Metropolis, home of Superman

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Big John giants are cousins to Muffler Men

When Sweetums and I were heading to Collinsville, Ill., in 2016 to see the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle, we detoured to see another giant: the Superman statue in Metropolis, Ill. Metropolis is such a cool place with the Superman Museum and the huge statue in the center of town. I’ll share photos of it later… Continue reading Big John giants are cousins to Muffler Men