Here in Ohio, we’ve got some pretty odd roadside attractions. When embarking on a road trip through Ohio, it’s easy to come across these places that offer the perfect opportunity to get out and stretch your legs. From giant objects you can see from the road to unusual backyard museums, we have it all here in the Buckeye State. The next time you are in the mood for something unusual or you’re wondering about some weird places in Ohio, here are 14 bizarre roadside attractions in Ohio that will likely make you do a double take.

How many of these roadside attractions in Ohio have you seen? Which one is your favorite stop along a road trip through Ohio? We’d love to hear what you think in the comments.

For even more unusual places in Ohio to explore, check out one of our previous articles: The 15 Weirdest Places You Can Possibly Go In Ohio.

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