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 […]

CampgroundsIllinois Tag: Shawnee National Forest

Camping At Pharaoh Campground In The Shawnee National Forest

Pharaoh Campground is a primitive campground located in the Shawnee National Forest of Illinois.   This is a first come- first served campground managed by the US Forest Service and costs $10 a night. There is a self-pay station located at the campground entrance. Find your campsite then grab an envelope and pay within 30 […]