Roadside Attractions

Roadside attractions are fun, often quirky, brief stops that are fun to take when exploring by car or on a road trip.

Quirky Outdoor Sculptures at the Barber Marina in Elberta, Alabama

Quirky Outdoor Sculptures at Barber Marina Elberta, Alabama

From ferocious-looking, life-sized dinosaurs to a larger-than-life beauty skinny dipping in the bay, the Barber Marina in Elberta, Alabama, near the Gulf Shores is full of fiberglass creations by artist Mark Cline. Search for these outdoor sculptures on 10,000 acres of wooded green space near Wolf Bay and Bay La Launch.

What to Expect When You Visit the Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, Texas

What to Expect When You Visit the Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, Texas

Along I-40, on the east side of Amarillo, Texas, is Cadillac Ranch. Here ten Cadillacs are buried nose-first into the dirt, providing a canvas for an ever-changing public work of art. Here’s what to expect when you visit this quirky spot along Route 66.

Ranch House Cafe Along Route 66 in Tucumcari, New Mexico

Ranch House Cafe Along Route 66 in Tucumcari, New Mexico

The The Ranch House Cafe is one of the abandoned places along the stretch of Route 66 running through Tucumcari. It is often photographed by those traveling all or a portion of the 2,450 mile long historic route that spans eight states and three time zones.