According to a new report by the American Automotive Association, nearly 80 percent of Americans who expect to drive for the holiday season are going on a road trip.
Once again, Americans are waiting for the excitement of driving out on an open path.
They seem to prefer it over other options for travel, such as cruises and flights. But the normal road trip itineraries are not adequate for those of us who prefer peculiar sights.
Chances are, on your next road trip, you’re still searching for those unusual places to explore. On your next All-American Road Trip, find out some of the most interesting destinations to explore.
The Winchester Mystery House, San Jose, California
The Winchester Mystery House, designed to please the spirits of those killed by the Winchester repeating rifle, is a classic go-to place for those looking for a short scare.
The windy and nonsensical architecture of the house was intentionally intended to confuse whatever ghost that the Winchester family chose to haunt.
There are plenty of dead ends, stairs that access vacant rooms, decoy toilets, and strangely positioned doors and windows in this 24,000 square-foot mansion.
Rock City, Lookout Mountain, Georgia
Georgia is proud of its stunning views of Rock City on Lookout Mountain.
Lover’s Jump, one of them is so high that it makes you see seven states at once. Its scenic trails are the fastest way to get to Rock City.
This helps you to enjoy the stunning views at a leisurely pace, finishing at the top of the observation mountain at its most spectacular.
For rugged terrain and connections to remote trails, full-size trucks are suitable because they are mostly off-road and require durable vehicles.
The International Cryptozoology Museum, Portland, Maine
Few items can be more strange than cryptids, and this Maine museum was designed to show all the known data about them.
At this point, obsession with supernatural beasts is virtually an unofficial American tradition.
For someone celebrating that part of our history, the International Cryptozoology Museum will be a treat. There are several curious objects of Native American origin in the museum.
The Fremont Troll, Seattle, Washington
In 1989, this 18-foot troll in Fremont was sculpted under the Aurora Avenue Bridge in Seattle around a decrepit Volkswagen Beetle.
Locals swear that he’s friendly, despite appearing very threatening with an antique car clenched tightly in his left hand.
About the same time the self-proclaimed local scientists called the town the centre of the universe, the Fremont Troll materialized. This has given way to the Fremont Rocket, another strange wonder.