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Unusual Attractions Around the United States

Unusual Attractions Around the United States

Bishop Castle
Bishop CastleRye, Colorado

For nearly 60 years, Jim Bishop has been constructing one of the most impressive monuments to perseverance in Colorado. Bishop castle is a monumental statue in stone and iron that cries loud testament to the beauty and glory of not only Having a Dream, but Sticking with your Dream no matter what, and most importantly, that if you do believe in yourself and strive to maintain that belief, anything can happen! It's located at 12705 State Highway 165, Rye, Colorado and Phone: 719-564-4366 or Click Here for more information.

Coral Castle Museum

Coral Castle is an limestone structure created by the Latvian-American eccentric Edward Leedskalnin. He spent more than 28 years building Coral Castle and the coral was harvested from Ed’s property in Florida City and Homestead. It's located at 28655 South Dixie Highway, Miami, FL. Phone: (305) 248-6345 or Click Here to Learn More.

Ave Maria Grotto
Ave Maria GrottoCullman, AL

The Grotto was built by Br. Joseph Zoettl , a monk at St. Bernard Abbey. He created more than 125 miniatures of famous historic places and shrines all set in a beautiful woodland setting. It's located at 1600 St Bernard Dr, Cullman, AL and Phone: -256-734-4110 or Click Here for more Information.

Grotto of the Redemption

The Shrine of the Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend, Iowa, is the largest man-made Grotto in the world and is home to one of the largest collection of precious stones and gems found anywhere in one location! It's located at 208 1st Ave NW, West Bend, Iowa and the Shrine is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Click Here for more Information.

Grotto of the Redemption
Fantastic CavernsSpringfield, Missouri
Fantastic Caverns

Fantastic Caverns is a show cave located in Springfield, Missouri, and the a cave in North America to offer a completely ride-through tour, which lasts 55 minutes and is held in a Jeep-drawn tram. It's located: 4872 N Farm Road 125, Springfield, Missouri. Phone: 417-833-2010 or Click Here for more information.

Corn PalaceMitchell, South Dakota
Corn Palace

The World's Only Corn Palace is Mitchell's premier tourist attraction. Some 500,000 tourists come from around the nation each year to see the uniquely designed corn murals. The city's first Corn Palace was built as a way to prove to the world that South Dakota had a healthy agricultural climate. It's located at 604 North Main St, Mitchell, SD and Phone: 605-995-8430 or Click Here for more information.

Jungle AdventuresChristmas, FL
Jungle Adventures

Jungle Adventures, A Real Florida Animal Park, is the natural habitat jungle home of our rare Florida Panthers, Black Bears, Wolves, and many other critters. It's located: 26205 E Colonial Dr, State Road 50, Christmas, FL. Phone: (407) 568-2885 or Click Here for more information.

Monkey IslandHomosassa, Florida
Monkey Island

Florida has a lot of weird attractions, but this one might be the best. It's located: 5297 S Cherokee Way, Homosassa, Florida. Click Here to learn more.

Solomon's CastleOna, Florida
Solomon's Castle

Solomon's Castle is a long way from nowhere at 4533 Solomon Rd, Ona, Florida. The castle is amazing to walk around, but inside your mind will be blown by all of the repurposed art of Mr. Solomon.  Click Here to learn more.

Mermaids of Weeki WacheeWeeki Wachee, Florida

Step back in time and enjoy the classic Weeki Wachee mermaid show. It's located at 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee, FL and Phone: 352-610-5660 or Click Here for more information.

Mermaids of Weeki Wachee

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