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Independent guides to USA tourist destinations, attractions, B&Bs, hotels, lodging. Lots of links and insider tips. We'll tell you about the good, the bad and the ugly.



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RoadSide Tourist is a new website to help travelers find the offbeat, out of the way, weird, odd, strange and unusual places to visit throught the United States. Use the "Let's Go!" button to pick the state you want to explore.

Some of our recent favorite finds are:

The Thing?: 2631 N Johnson Rd, Dragoon, AZ - What could The Thing be? Arizona is sandwiched between New Mexico where the world's first nuclear bomb explosion took place, and Nevada which was the site of many nuclear bomb tests in the 50's.

World's Crookedest Street - Burlington Iowa residents maintain that their street, more than 100 years old, is more crooked than the popular Lombard Street in San Francisco

City of North Pole Alaska - In 1944, bon Davis homesteaded this area. Dahl and Gaske Development Company later bought the Davis Homestead, subdivided it and named it North Pole. The name was selected to attract the toy industry to manufacture articles made in "North Pole". This endeavor failed to blossom, but North Pole has continued to grow.

The Late Show with David Letterman - Ed Sullivan Theater, 1697 Broadway, New York City, New York, For standby ticket info call 212/247-6497 at 11 AM

The World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine - Cawker City - Frank Stoeber started this ball of twine on his farm in 1953. By 1957 it weighed 5,000 pounds, stood 8 feet high, and had 1,175,180 feet of twine on it. Stoeber gave the ball to Cawker City in 1961 before his death in 1974.

Iowa State Fair - since 1854 features this event offers the country's largest state fair foods department (approx. 900 classes). The fair starts about 3 weeks before Labor Day

House on the Rock, 5754 Highway 23, Spring Green, Wisconsin - the mother of all roadside tourist atrractions - too much to describe here




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