There are some REAL strange places out there, and Tennessee has a few gems of its own. Whether you’re planning a trip or looking to play tourist in your own town, we’ve found a few zingers for your visiting pleasure.
12) The Bell Witch - Adams
One of the creepiest ghost stories in the United States took place in Adams, Tennessee. You can still visit the old farm!
11) Giant Wind Chime - Memphis
Did you know that the largest wind chime in the state is located in Memphis? It's a thing.
10) Ministers Treehouse - Crossville
The largest treehouse in the world is located in Crossville, but be careful - you can look, but don't trespass. The property has been deemed unsafe.
9) Museum of Salt & Pepper Shakers - Gatlinburg
We think the name of the museum is fairly self-explanatory, don't you? All of y'all with a salt and pepper fetish, you should pay a visit.
8) Patsy Cline Memorial - Camden
This isn't as weird as it is eerie. The memorial stands in the middle of the woods in Camden where the famous flight that killed country queen Patsy Cline went down - visit for a sobering memorial.
7) Willard Nivin's Orange Elephant - Van Buren County
Here's privatized Tennessee, being fantastic. Nice work, Willard. Showing your colors in all the right ways.
6) Piggly Wiggly Replica - Memphis
Memphis has a replica of the very first Piggly Wiggly ever built. Why is this cool? The ol' PW was the first self-serve grocery store.
5) Rotherwood Plantation - Kingsport
Rife with an eerie ghost story and foreboding architecture, Rotherwood may just leave YOU feeling weird. For the rest of the day.
4) Tennessee State Prison - Nashville
Located in West Nashville, this state prison used to be where men on death row were sentenced until its closure 1992. Although the building still stands, the property is not open to the public.
3) The Mindfield - Brownsville
This art piece supposedly tells the story of the artists' life - if you can figure it out.
2) Titanic Musuem - Pigeon Forge
A full-blown replica of the doomed Titanic is located in Pigeon Forge. Make sure to walk through the museum for an eerie, strange look back in history.
1) Hermitage Hotel Bathroom - Nashville
Well. Did you know the Hermitage Hotel has what is considered the greatest bathroom in the US? The opulent men's room is the stuff of legends, and as you can tell, sometimes the ladies get in on the fun.
What do you think about these Tennessee oddities? Let us know which ones you have visited in the comments below!