Cave City, Kentucky's Wigwam Village Motel #2, a registered National Landmark as well as a culturally-insensitive remnant of roadside kitsch, is currently on the market for $395K. That's 15 conical buildings for the price of one boring rectangular house – quite a deal. Built between the 1930s and 1950s, there was once several of these concrete teepee roadside motels providing a pit stop for weary families traversing the American highways. Now Wigwam Village #2 is one of only three survivors of that era. If you've been considering a lifestyle change, maybe this is the sign you've been waiting for.
You were lucky if you had the chance to see Stanley Hammell's Forest of Glass Insulators while it was still a public attraction. Stanley Hammell, who passed away in 2012, mounted his enormous collection of glass telegraph insulators on poles throughout his yard. The property was known as "the insulator house" and became a public… READ THE REST
This awesome Ghost Parking Lot in Hamden, CT has been demolished since 2003, and I regret not having seen it in person. In 1978 the Hamden Plaza shopping center had its parking lot and 20 parked junker cars buried underneath asphalt as an art installation. The cars were buried at different depths, and open to… READ THE REST
Ishpeming, Michigan is home to Big Gus: World's Largest Chainsaw, an attraction at a place called Da Yoopers Tourist Trap. Big Gus has a working blade that makes a nerve-wracking whirring sound when activated. 23 feet long and powered by a V-8 engine, Gus sits on top of a hill pointing out towards the highway.… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Whether you're a professional swimmer or simply enjoy swimming as a leisurely pursuit, the peaceful sound of waves can only keep you going for so long. But imagine how exciting your deep drives might be… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We all have our vices, and if smoking is yours, you probably already know the risks. So if you're firm on getting a quick puff now and then, you might as… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The days might be getting longer and the Sun might feel brighter, but that doesn't mean you have to turn away from the cool light of your screen or the comforting atmosphere… READ THE REST