Take a trip to some of the state’s more oddball locations

Where can you find unique roadside attractions in Texas?

The world is a vast, wonderful, beautiful, and strange place. Throughout history, humankind has had many accomplishments and quirks. As we get closer to summer and more people are looking to take vacations or go on road trips, it’s a good time to start thinking about where you want to go, what you want to see. Sure, there are obvious choices all across Texas and all over the country, but what about some of the smaller, lesser-known locations with their own unique fraction of humanity’s accomplishments? Those deserve some attention as well! Where can you find unique roadside attractions in Texas? Read on for a handful of suggestions!

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Amarillo – Cadillac Ranch

Just west of Amarillo along the famous Route 66 stands an interesting art installation—10 Cadillacs partially buried in the sand, covered in layers of spray-painted art. Despite being there for well over 40 years, it remains a popular destination for photo ops![/bscolumns][bscolumns class=”clear”][/bscolumns]

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Austin – Museum of the Weird

What a weird world this can be sometimes, and the Museum of the Weird in Austin aims to recognize that. Comprised of a hodgepodge of different oddities both real and fictional, this museum offers a handy helping of the bizarre.

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San Antonio – Barney Smith’s Toilet Seat Art Museum

One man saw a whole bunch of toilet seats about to go to waste and was having none of it. He used his artistic and crafting abilities to turn these toilet seats into something interesting, and this little museum at Barney Smith’s home was born!

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Waco – Dr Pepper Museum

Did you know Dr Pepper was originally served as a brain tonic inside a Waco drug store? That and many more facts about the fizzy beverage are available to check out, along with loads of memorabilia, at what was once the first Dr Pepper bottling plant!

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Wichita Falls – Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame

Whether you remember the days of Gorgeous George or are a fan of current fare like Monday Night Raw, the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame is a must-visit for anyone who loves watching a good old fashioned professional bodyslam!

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This being Texas, there are probably countless other places to see on a vast, lengthy road trip. Do you have any favorite unique locations you like to check out? Let us know in the comments!