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Mystic Seaport: Mystic, Connecticut – Offbeat Roadside Attractions

Mystic Seaport is an educational outdoor museum for the whole family. You can learn and live real-life American history. The preservation shipyard features the last existing wooden whaling vessel, the Charles W. complete car news
The Dinosaur Place: Oakdale, Connecticut – Offbeat Roadside Attractions

The dinosaur T-Rex is called Monty and lives on the parking lot of the Dinosaur Place. Life-size dinosaurs are all over the place. A volcano goes off every hour. complete car news
McHenry’s Foot Long Hot Dog: Willimantic, Connecticut – Offbeat Roadside Attractions

After taking pictures of the giant frogs on the Windham Crossing, we saw the sign “Foot Long Hot-Dodgs”. And yes the Hot-Dodgs were long, as you can see on the pictures. complete car news
Giant Frogs on Thread Spools: Willimantic, Connecticut – Offbeat Roadside Attractions

There are four of them – two frogs and two spools on each side of the bridge. A great municipal art project. The story behind the giant frogs on the bridge: In the mid-1700s, local Windham-ites… complete car news
Tin-Man: Connecticut – Offbeat Roadside Attractions

The Tin-Man was standing in front of an art store. He was smiling all the time, but his smile could vanish, if he could turn around. Watch the creepy orange hand on the wall. complete car news
Nutty Car Wash: Cromwell, Connecticut – Offbeat Roadside Attractions

Classic Auto Wash in Cromwell. It is definitely worth some attention. Dinosaurs Superman in a phone booth, animated clowns. I am not quite sure, why the T-Rex breaks through the roof… complete car news
Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum: Bristol, Connecticut – Offbeat Roadside Attractions

The Museum was started by Cortlandt Hull, who fell in love with old horror movies. The Dungeon is not a ‘haunted house’ attraction, but is a quality museum for classic horror and sci-fi movies. complete car news
Star Wars Burger King: Connecticut – Offbeat Roadside Attractions

I just travelled by and saw this Burger King. Chewbacca was covering the entrance and Darth Vader was taking care of the meatballs, allthough the Burger King looked like a dependance from Spcaeballs. complete car news
Barker Comic Museum: Cheshire, Connecticut – Offbeat Roadside Attractions

Outside are dozens of cartoon characters from all times. Simpsons, Peanuts, Woody Woodpecker, Popeye, etc. Walk around have fun with your youth comic heroes. complete car news
Wild Bill’s Nostalgia Center: Middletown, Connecticut – Offbeat Roadside Attractions

Wild Bill’s Nostalgia Center is a crowded fleamarket. He decorated the outside of his building. The walls are covered with paintings of vintage icons – like Janis Joplin, The Beatles… complete car news