Ah, c’est la vie! Flavors — they come and they go, and no one knows this better than Ben and Jerry’s creamery. The famous ice-cream brand decided that its flavors were like old comrades lost in battle, and decided to commemorate them in a “Flavor Graveyard” outside their factory in Vermont.
One of the members is the “Makin’ Whoopie Pie”, a flavor that existed between 2002 and 2003. It’s an ideal destination for ice-cream enthusiasts.
Salt and Pepper Museum
Some people collect coins, others collect cars, jewelry, baseball cards even — but this archaeologist from Gatlinburg, Tennessee, fell in love with salt and pepper shakers.
In twenty-five years, the collector has amassed over 20,000 sets of the shakers in weird and wonderful shapes, including little shoes, chess pieces, cake stands, cars…gosh, you name it and it’s probably there! A quirky, fun little tourist attraction — if you want to shake things up, check this place out.
Barney Smith’s Toilet Seat Art Museum
When you were reading the title of this one, we know you were curious to see these loo lids. When in Texas, you can expect some weird and wonderful things — so when you’re in San Antonio next, you may want to pay this place a visit.
Retired plumber Barney Smith has seen some toilets in his day, and has collected quite a few toilet seats which he later repurposed and turned into works of art!
The Paper House
In the 1920s, there was a man with a mission. That mission, you ask? To build a house entirely of newspaper. Located in Massachusetts, Mr. Stenman, a mechanical engineer, built his summer home from paper!
We’re actually kind of curious about how this works — and, well, how it fares in the rain. He even went to the trouble of building a paper piano! We think this is a worthwhile paper trail to follow and definitely worth a visit.
Wild Bill’s Nostalgia
Located in Connecticut, you will find a place that is uh…rather special. Special in a way that we aren’t sure if this is a tourist trap or worth a visit. It’s called Wild Bill’s Nostalgia, and it’s got an interesting collection of artifacts — from hockey jerseys (Soviet-era ones) to the world’s largest Jack-in-the-Box.
It may be enough to give anyone the heebie-jeebies! You may also enjoy the life-sized Terminator statues. Yeah, interesting place.