IllinoisRoadside Attractions Tag: Metropolis

Murals In Downtown Metropolis

While exploring Metropolis, Illinois we noticed multiple murals painted on the side of a number of buildings downtown.   Apparently, six murals were initially painted on buildings along Ferry Street and Market Street. Each mural reveals a different story on the history of the city. Interpretive plaques are displayed beside each mural describing the historical […]

IllinoisRoadside Attractions Tag: Metropolis

The World’s Largest Superman Statue In Metropolis

Standing beside the Massac County Circuit Clerk building in Metropolis, Illinois stands the World’s Largest Superman Statue!   The 15 feet tall bronze statue was erected on June 5, 1993, to honor the town’s fifteenth annual Superman Celebration. It weighs approximately 3 tons and replaced the previous 7-foot-tall fiberglass Superman statue. It is surrounded by […]

HikingKentuckyRoadside Attractions Tag: Land Between the Lakes

Exploring Hotel California Deep In The Kentucky Woods

While looking at Google maps during our visit to Land Between the Lakes Jamey saw something called Hotel California highlighted and did a quick internet search. Later that day we jumped in the truck and decided to check it out. The actual GPS coordinates for the trailhead are 36.98392, -88.14199. To get there you will […]