Minnesota’s Top 10 Best Roadside Attractions

WTMNAs with any great top ten list, the candidates were many and the final draft debatable.  This list may never be accurate and I will probably change my mind next week, but it’s been determined that the following entries are the most interesting, unique, and definitive roadside attractions of the North Star State.  Let’s get down to it!

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Big Ole – Alexandria, MN

Without question, one of the all-time great roadside attractions in the state of Minnesota is Big Ole.  This larger-than-life norseman statue is found right down by the lake in the tourist-friendly Alexandria, MN.  Big Ole represents the Nordic history in this town’s past – the controversial claim that Vikings were exploring this area as early as the 14th century. Read more about that.

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