7 free offbeat attractions you should see

Can you put a price tag on seeing a 17,400-pound ball of string? No, you can't -- it's free, as are these other weird tourist attractions.

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Jul 2, 2014 9:11AM
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How is it that idiots can turn an article about traveling destinations into political bull pucky?!  I mean seriously - if you don't like this stuff fine but it's not Obama's fault.  I don't like the guy much either but not everything in this world has a political agenda.  And as for Sarapis Ogun - goodness man - get a life and find some happiness.
Jul 1, 2014 11:09PM
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Meteor Crater: Arizona is NOT free. You have to pay to go inside and all you get to do is walk along a very small portion of the rim of the crater. Neat to see once but NOT free

Jul 2, 2014 11:40AM
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Anything in nature easily has all these beat.
Jul 2, 2014 11:22AM
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I can hardly wait to save up enough money for gas and cheap motels to see the 'world's largest ball of twine'.
Damn,  what a great experience that will be. I'm  going to take some photos and even buy a postcard too.

Jul 1, 2014 7:49PM
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Nothing here attracts my senses so I'll pass this exciting adventure!
Jul 2, 2014 11:38AM
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i would like to go to Holland someday.Wooden Shoe?
Jul 1, 2014 10:06PM
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Jeese, your list of awesome destinations isn't complete without the shoe house in southcentral Pennsylvania ... yawn.
Jul 2, 2014 11:16AM
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I think that if I made it to Hawaii, that the stairs wouldn't be near the top of the list of things to do.  
Jul 10, 2014 11:16AM
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I'd add one more: The EXACT replica of Stonehenge that's located on a bluff overlooking the Columbia River in south central Washington state. 
Jul 10, 2014 7:13AM
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If I was to build a residence that Looks like a Dog, I think I would try to figure out a Better Place to put the ENTRY than this builder did. Who in the World wants to walk INTO a dogs @SS??
Jul 10, 2014 8:14AM
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Dog Bark Park Inn in Idaho, is the small dog an outhouse? 
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Meteor Crater is not free. In fact it is over-priced. See it once, maybe.

HOW-EVER Cadillac Ranch is free and kinda fun IF your in the area.
We travel I-40 often and stop frequently, the kids love it and I still get a
kick out of it
Jul 10, 2014 12:12PM
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What about the Corn Palace in  Mitchell, SD.  Really worth the trip
Jul 10, 2014 11:23AM
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The Haiku Stairs; an attraction you should see, yet they are illegal to climb. Why didn't the article include something you can actually do without jumping through massive hoops...like the Koko Head Crater trail?
Jul 2, 2014 12:11AM
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wher there is a Meteor Crater: Washington, D. C.  let me know.  I'll beg a ride to see it.
Jul 10, 2014 8:56AM
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The worlds largest ball of twine is in Cawker City, KANSAS.  Even if you Google it, it comes up to this one, not the one in Minnesota.  The one in Kansas is about 400 pounds or so bigger.

Jul 10, 2014 11:14AM
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Meteor Crater is awesome.  Why are some people so negative?  My guess is that these same people are negative about many things.  Get a life!
Jul 10, 2014 7:32AM
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I don't think a chainsaw was used in making that Beagle Hotel at all!  "fine example of chainsaw wood art" 
Jul 10, 2014 10:35AM
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Not a word about the Enchanted Highway????????????

 

 

Jul 10, 2014 9:40AM
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Dog Bark Park Inn: Unfortunate stairway placement.
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