A new list took to TikTok to compile a list of some of the best American landmarks that fly under the radar. Surprisingly one of the most viewed spots is in Iowa.

From the funny to the weird and the downright absurd, the U.S. has something unique for travelers of all types to check out. Read on to learn more about the quirkiest U.S. landmarks here.

The Most Viewed Oddity

Before we look at Iowa and the number 10 spot... let's first look at the number one most viewed spot. Which oddity has the most clout?

It is Tonopah’s Clown Motel in Nevada. It is both fun and creepy. This spot is the number one ranked with 113.6 million views.

Iowa's Most Viewed Oddity

I Lived In Cedar Rapids so for a second I thought it was the Statue of Liberty in our city by the river... it is not. The Statue of Liberty getting all the clout in Iowa is actually in Des Moines..

Photo by Austin Goode on Unsplash
Photo by Austin Goode on Unsplash

It turns out that the mini Statue Of Liberty is the 10th most popular national oddity in the country. You can find it on the east side of the Iowa State Capitol. In total, it has accumulated a cool 4.7 million views on TikTok

Wanderu went on to say,

Now, let’s say you really want to visit the Statue of Liberty, but taking a trip to Ellis Island isn’t in the budget this year. Or maybe you’d like to visit a lesser-known version of the symbol of all of America’s collective hopes and dreams.

Thanks to a little lady in Des Moines, Iowa, that dream is now a possibility.


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