Alabama November 04, 2019
Take This One-Of-A-Kind Road Trip To See 6 Of The Quirkiest Places In Alabama
Alabama is home to a variety of places, including some of the quirkiest around. One of the best ways to experience these places is to take a road trip. Listed below is a mapped route that’ll take you to six of Alabama’s quirkiest places. The road trip is 628 miles and has an estimated drive time of 11 hours and 50 minutes. It begins in Cherokee and ends in Millbrook, but you may begin anywhere you wish.
Let’s get started:
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1. Coon Dog Cemetery - Cherokee
Your first stop is the Coon Dog Cemetery. The Coon Dog Cemetery, which was established in 1937, is the only cemetery of its kind in the world. What makes it so unique is the fact that only coon dogs are allowed to be buried there.
2. Natural Bridge Park - Haleyville
The next stop is Natural Bridge Park. Natural Bridge Park is home to Natural Bridge, one of Alabama's most impressive natural landmarks. With a length of 148 feet, it's also the longest natural bridge east of the Rockies.
3. Rock Zoo - Fackler
Following a short drive, you'll arrive at the Rock Zoo. The Rock Zoo is a unique attraction that's located right outside of Scottsboro. It features colorful animals that have been created out of limestone. It's the only known rock zoo in Alabama.
4. Museum of Wonder - Seale
Your next stop will be the Museum of Wonder. Butch Anthony's Museum of Wonder features a variety of interesting artifacts, antiques, art, etc. In addition to its 500-square-foot building that visitors can walk through, it also has a drive-thru museum. Admission to the Museum of Wonder is free.
5. Boll Weevil Monument - Enterprise
Following a short drive south, you'll arrive at the Boll Weevil Monument. The Boll Weevil Monument was erected in 1919 and is the world's first monument to honor an agricultural pest. It's more than 13 feet tall and features a woman holding a boll weevil.
6. Town of Spectre - Millbrook
Your final stop will be the town of Spectre. The town of Spectre is a fictional community that's located near Millbrook. It was used as the setting for the hit film Big Fish. This unique attraction is considered one of Alabama's best-kept secrets.
Have you been to any of these quirky places in Alabama? If so, please share your experience(s) with us in the comments below.
For more information about the town of Spectre, be sure to take a look at the following article:
Everyone In Alabama Should See What This Abandoned Film Set Looks Like.
Address: 4945 Coondog Cemetery Rd, Cherokee, AL 35616, USA Address: Co Rd 3500, Haleyville, AL 35565, USA Address: 3215 Co Rd 32, Fackler, AL 35746, USA Address: 41 Poorhouse Rd, Seale, AL 36875, USA Address: 101 Main St, Enterprise, AL 36330, USA
Address: Dirt road near, Cypress Ln, Millbrook, AL 36054, USA