SHREVEPORT, LA – If you ever take a drive from one state to another, you have probably seen some pretty cool historic markers and some amazing roadside attractions. There are many oddities to stop and check out. You will also see some pretty amazing cultural landmarks.


Many of these spots have quite a story that make it worth a stop along your travels.

USA Today has gathered an expert panel to nominate the top 20 picks for the best roadside attractions in the United States.

Only one Louisiana landmark made the list. This famous spot is not too far from Shreveport Bossier.

The Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum in Gibsland is the only roadside attraction nominated this year in the state of Louisiana.

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The actual Bonnie and Clyde death car is on display at the Primm Valley Resort & Casino in Primm, Nevada. The Gibsland Museum has a replica of the car.

The car is a 1934 Ford Model 40 B Fordor Deluxe sedan. That particular model car was faster than most police cars at that time, making it the perfect getaway for the bandit lovers.

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Bonnie and Clyde were gunned down during an ambush on May 23, 1934. This ambush happened on Louisiana State Highway 154. An associate of the couple, Ivy Methvin agreed to help the posse and he was told to park his truck on the road and pretend to change a tire. The couple slowed down to help Ivy. The goal was to catch them alive, but that plan changed when a logging truck came barreling through and one deputy opened fire. Others followed suit.

Bonnie and Clyde’s car was shot more than 110 times.

Bonnie and Clyde are buried in Dallas, Texas. Bonnie is buried in Crown Hill Memorial Park, Clyde’s grave is in the Western Heights Cemetery.

4 Texas Spots Make the List:

Cadillac Ranch – Amarillo, Texas
Dalmatian Fire Hydrant – Beaumont, Texas
Eclectic Menagerie Park – Houston, Texas
Prada Marfa – Valentine, Texas

Other landmarks competing this year are:

Cabazon Dinosaurs – Cabazon, California
Carhenge – Alliance, Nebraska
Casey Jones Village – Jackson, Tennessee
The Easel Project – Goodland, Kansas
Lucy the Elephant in Margate, New Jersey
Miccosukee Indian Village – Miami, Florida
Paul A. Johnson Pencil Sharpener Museum – Logan, Ohio
Paul Bunyon and Babe the Blue Ox – Bemidji, Minnesota
Seven Magic Mountains – Henderson, Nevada
Shealy’s Official Skunk Ape Headquarters – Ochopee, Florida
Wall Drug Store Inc.- Wall, South Dakota
Wheat Jesus – Colby, Kansas
World’s Largest Ball of Twine – Cawker City, Kansas
World’s Largest Frying Pan – Rose Hill, North Carolina

Vote here for your favorite roadside attraction.

You can vote once per day until Monday, May 6, with the top 10 winners being announced on May 15.

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