Spending countless hours driving on the highway can start to drag on and on. Keeping your mind stimulated is not only important for you entertainment, but also safety.
Here at Paramount Freight Systems, we are all about helping our drivers get more enjoyment out of their jobs. That is why we’ve come up with a list of our favorite roadside attractions to look out for while you’re out on the road.
5. Leaning Tower of Niles, Illinois
The Leaning Tower of Niles is a half size representation of Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa, but this one is located in Niles, Illinois. If you’re traveling in or around this city, this might be a stop you want to make. Businessman Bob Ilg built this one in 1934 and anchored it in concrete so its lean would stay consistent.
4. Randy’s Donuts
Who doesn’t love a quality donut at 2am? This 24-hour shop is located in Inglewood, California and is said to be the absolute best place to get a classic donut. If you happen to be driving by, you definitely won’t miss the giant donut placed on top of Randy’s Donuts to lure locals and visitors to stop in.
3. Cadillac Ranch Amarillo, Texas
The Cadillac Ranch is a historic piece of artwork representing the evolution of the Cadillac car line from 1949 to 1963. Numerous movies, music videos and television shows were filmed by this public instillation including being featured at Disney Land, a Bruce Springsteen song, and the Pixar animated film Cars.
2. Cabazon Dinosaurs
These larger than life concrete dinosaurs are a must-see when passing through Cabazon, California. In fact, you can see them from the interstate. The Cabazon Dinosaurs were built over 30 years ago, and the uncommon view of two ginormous dinos will definitely make your head turn.
1. Enchanted Highway Dickinson North Dakota
If you find yourself driving along Highway 94, these 45-foot creatures along the Enchanted Highway in North Dakota will definitely catch your eye. The figures, including a grasshopper, deer , pheasants and flying geese, were crafted out of storage tanks and scrap metal, and are the world’s largest scrap metal sculptures.
These are just some of the things you have to see if you’re traveling America’s roads and highways Have you been to any of these places? What are your favorites? What else needs to be on our list? Comment below and let us know! You can also contact us from any of our social media channels; we’d love to hear from you.
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