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Have you got gasoline in your veins, but dust bunnies in your wallet? Never fear, there are plenty of quirky (and free) roadside attractions to tickle your fancy and keep your road trip cheap. The low price of gas doesn't hurt, either.
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By Ally Marotti for the CheapTickets Blog

Have you got gasoline in your veins, but dust bunnies in your wallet? Never fear, there are plenty of quirky (and free) roadside attractions to tickle your fancy and keep your road trip cheap. The low price of gas doesn't hurt, either.

Cadillac Ranch -- Amarillo, Texas.

Art is art, right?

Courtesy of Waxhawian.

Jolly Green Giant -- Blue Earth, Minnesota.

Because a giant green statue will certainly encourage kids to eat their veggies.

Courtesy of Amy Meredith.

World's Largest Basket -- Newark, Ohio

Really it's the Longaberger Co. headquarters.

Courtesy of Ally Marotti.

The Corn Palace -- Mitchell, South Dakota

The corn art changes yearly.

Courtesy of Kyle Van Horn.

Lucy the Elephant -- Margate City, New Jersey

This is actually a building too.

World's Largest Cherry Pie -- Charlevoix, Michigan

Pan. The actual pie was eaten long ago.

Courtesy of Ally Marotti.

Spoonbridge and Cherry -- Minneapolis, Minnesota

You go first.

Courtesy of Tim Wilson.

Enchanted Highway -- Regent, North Dakota

Not to be confused with the world's largest pheasant statue, which is in South Dakota.