World’s Largest Popcorn Ball

World’s Largest Popcorn Ball Noble Popcorn Farm Sac City, Iowa submitted by: Denise wendyvee says: This is Denise’s first time sharing a roadside wonder … and it’s a whopper! The folks at Noble Popcorn Farm (along with many volunteers) have created several giant popcorn balls … and this is their third attempt at a Guinness World Record. For a closer look and more info about the...

Osceola Statue

Osceola Statue Osceola, stuff Iowa submitted by “JanetGia” Janet says: We were on a ride this afternoon down around Osceola, Iowa and I noticed that there was a giant totem of the Seminole Indian leader Osceola (for whom the town is named), so of course I had to snap a photo for you! The statue was created by artist Jesse Kuhs and was dedicated in 1993. The inscription reads: “They cannot capture...

“Iowa 80” World’s Largest Truck Stop

“Iowa 80” The World’s Largest Truck Stop Walcott, Iowa submitted by “SkyKing96” (Ray) A big welcome to a new RoadsideWonder-er-er, Ray! He brings us the World’s Largest Truck Stop — “Iowa 80”  in Walcott, Iowa. This place is massive! Ray says: I took these pictures last month on the way to the MTF Founder’s Feast.  I was taking the long way around getting to...

Now That’s a BIG Ice Cream Sundae!

Blue Bunny Visitors Center Le Mars, Iowa submitted by “JanetGia” Janet says: A friend from work and I rode about 250 miles from Des Moines to Sioux City, and Le Mars, Iowa.    Le Mars is home of the Blue Bunny Ice Cream company, where they have built a very nice museum and visitors center to tell their story.   Outside the Visitors Center is a large dish of ice cream… it’s not HUGE,...

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