50 Wacky Roadside Attractions in Minnesota. Learn about Minnesota's giant roadside sculptures and the family friendly amenities that can be found in the towns they call home. Visit Minnesota Wonders to find more unique travel destinations and family fun! minnesotawonders.com
In the warmer months, in the middle of Silver Lake in Virginia, Minn., you're bound to catch a glimpse of a floating loon named Ginny. But Ginny isn't like any loon you've ever seen. She's a 21-ft-long monument built by the "Land of the Loon" festival committee. Built of fiberglass over a metal frame in 1982, just a few years after a smaller version was vandalized. It's tethered to the bottom of the lake by a steel cable.
This is a bridge in Paris. You hang locks on it with the name of you & your boyfriend/girlfriend/bestfriend then throw the key into the river. So even though the friend/relationship may end, you can’t remove the lock. It stays there forever, as relevance to someone once a part of your life. - Just added this to my bucket list! No combination locks allowed.