The Most Bizarre Or Embarrassing Landmark From Each State

It’s not easy being cheesy. A state park named after a penis euphemism. A giant toilet that you can fit your entire family into. Clowns, hobos and Jesus. If you’re planning a trip across America, make sure you hit a few of these absurd — or in some cases downright humiliating — claims to fame. […]

Noah Henryby Noah Henry
It’s not easy being cheesy. A state park named after a penis euphemism. A giant toilet that you can fit your entire family into. Clowns, hobos and Jesus. If you’re planning a trip across America, make sure you hit a few of these absurd — or in some cases downright humiliating — claims to fame.

Alabama
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, alabama boll weevil monument
Boll Weevil Monument (Enterprise, AL)

Alaska
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, alaska world's largest santa
The World’s Largest Santa (Fairbanks, AK)

Arizona
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, arizona the thing
The Thing (Benson, AZ)

Arkansas
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, arkansas popeye
Popeye (Alma, AR)

California
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, california international banana museum
International Banana Museum (Mecca, CA)

Colorado
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, colorado blucifer horse
Blucifer, The Creepiest Horse in the World (Denver, CO)

Connecticut
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, connecticut cushing brain collection
Cushing Brain Collection (New Haven, CT)

Delaware
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, delaware miles the monster
Miles the Monster (Dover, DE)

Florida
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, florida world's largest chicken wing
World’s Largest Chicken Wing (Madeira Beach, FL)

Georgia
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, georgia jimmy carter peanut statue
Jimmy Carter Peanut Statue (Plains, GA)

Hawaii
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, hawaii kalaupapa leper colony
Kalaupapa Leper Colony (Kalaupapa, HI)

Idaho
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, idaho dog bark inn
Dog Bark Inn (Cottonwood, ID)

Illinois
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, illinois christian science society
Christian Science Society (Dixon, IL)

Indiana
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, indiana world's biggest crapper
World’s Biggest Crapper (Columbus, IN)

Iowa
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, iowa hobo museum
Hobo Museum (Britt, IA)

Kansas
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, kansas largest ball of twine
World’s Largest Ball of Twine (Cawker City, KS)

Kentucky
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, kentucky big bone lick state park
Big Bone Lick State Park (Big Bone, KY)

Louisiana
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, louisiana abandoned six flags
Abandoned Six Flags (New Orleans, LA)

Maine
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, maine big jim the fisherman
Big Jim the Fisherman (Prospect Harbor, ME)

Maryland
accident maryland, funny town names
Accident (a town in Garrett County, MD)

Massachusetts
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, massachusetts turtle boy
Turtle Boy (Worcester, MA)

Michigan
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, michigan nun doll museum
Nun Doll Museum (Indian River, MI)

Minnesota
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, minnesota jolly green giant
Jolly Green Giant (Blue Earth, MN)

Mississippi
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, mississippi frog ant farm
Frog Ant Farm (Fayetteville, MS)

Missouri
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, missouri uranus fudge factory
Uranus Fudge Factory (St. Robert, MO)

Montana
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, montana peeping tom cowboy
Peeping Tom Cowboy (Kalispell, MT)

Nebraska
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, nebraska carhenge
Carhenge (Alliance, NE)

Nevada
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, nevada clown motel
The Clown Motel (Tonopah, NV)

New Hampshire
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, new hampshire redstone rocket
Redstone Rocket (Warren, NH)

New Jersey
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, new jersey lucy the elephant
Lucy the Elephant (Margate City, NJ)

New Mexico
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, new mexico world's largest pistachio
The World’s Largest Pistachio (Alamogordo, NM)

New York
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, new york hipster williamsburg
Hipster Williamsburg (Williamsburg, NY)

North Carolina
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, north caroline giant acorn
Giant Acorn (Raleigh, NC)

North Dakota
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, north dakota tommy turtle
Tommy Turtle (Bottineau, ND)

Ohio
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, ohio touchdown jesus
Touchdown Jesus (Monroe, OH)

Oklahoma
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, oklahoma spiderbug
Spiderbug (Lexington, OK)

Oregon
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, oregon world's largest pig hairball
The World’s Largest Pig Hairball (St. Benedict, OR)

Pennsylvania
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, intercourse pennsylvania
Intercourse (Intercourse, PA)

Rhode Island
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, road island big blue bug
Big Blue Bug (Providence, RI)

South Carolina
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, south carolina pedro
Pedro (Dillon, SC)

South Dakota
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, south dakota corn palace
Corn Palace (Mitchell, SD)

Tennessee
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, tennessee cooter's place
Cooter’s Place (Gatlinburg, TN)

Texas
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, texas world's largest squirrel
The World’s Largest Squirrel (Cedar Creek, TX)

Utah
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, utah victim of the beast 666 gravesite
Victim of the Beast 666 Gravesite (Salt Lake City, UT)

Vermont
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, vermont queen connie
Queen Connie (Leicester, VT)

Virginia
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, virginia giant roller skate
A 10-Foot-Tall Roller Skate (Bealeton, VA)

Washington
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, washington freemont troll
Fremont Troll (Seattle, WA)

West Virginia
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, mothman west virginia
Mothman (Point Pleasant, WV)

Wisconsin
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, giant hodag wisconsin
Giant Hodag (Rhinelander, WI)

Wyoming
most bizarre or embarrassing landmark from each state, big boy statue wyoming
Big Boy Statue (Wapiti, WY)