This is Atlas Obscuras List of Midwest’s Greatest Roadside Attractions. There’s nothing like a grossly oversized item to add excitement and silly photos to a road trip adventure. You can visit this giant horseshoe crab in Ohio. You can even go in and do whatever you want when you’re inside a giant horseshoe crab. (Just be respectful of the owner’s property if you decide to visit).
If you’re in Wisconsin, you can throw in a coin Giant cow Sculpture considered to be the largest talking cow sculpture in the world. Her name is Chatty Belle and she looks friendly but with a suspicious look in her eyes. It’s in Iowa The tallest concrete dwarf in the world. His name is Elwood and he lives at Iowa State University’s Verdant Reiman Gardens.
There are 22 places on this quirky list, and I would love to visit every one of them if I get the chance.