The Big Stuff Project

Blog URL: http://thebigstuffproject.blogspot.com

My wife and I are on a mission to visit all of the oversized, kitschy local landmarks in Minnesota. This blog chronicles those stops and covers other related topics.

Located: Bloomington, Minnesota
Tags: travel, Minnesota, big stuff, big things, , roadside attractions, kitsch, local, landmarks

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Cloquet Voyageur on Nov 16, 2011 in big peopleJune 25th, 2011 - Cloquet, MNThere are various voyageur statues scattered across northern Minnesota. This one is located in Cloquet on an island in the St. Louis River. The plaque on it's base calls it "A Cloquet Bicentennial Project". It was dedi...



Dala Horse - Cloquet on Oct 15, 2011 in big animalsJune 25th, 2011 - Cloquet, MNThis oversized Dala horse stands in front of Berquist Imports, a Scandinavian gift shop, along the main road through Cloquet. A much larger one exists in Mora, MN. I don't have any information on this one. The statue i...



Buffalo House on Oct 13, 2011 in big animalsJune 25th, 2011 - Duluth, MNThis giant buffalo on a trailer sits just off of I-35 southwest of Duluth. It's used as a sign for the Buffalo House restaurant and bar... and campground... and sports complex. The Buffalo House is down the road past the...



Fiberglass Moose of Minnesota on Sep 14, 2011 in big animalsJune 25th, 2011 - Moose LakeWe came across a few large (nearly life-sized since moose are large anyway) fiberglass moose in northern Minnesota. The first was in Moose Lake. A moose is an obvious mascot for Moose Lake. It's located on the main road...



"World's Largest Walleye" on Aug 28, 2011 in Paul Bunyan, big fishJune 25th, 2011 - Rush CityThe sign next to this giant fiberglass fish makes the claim that it is the world's largest walleye. It's not. Not even close. Rush City also makes the claim as the Walleye Capital of the World. According to Roadside Ame...



Bonus: World's Largest Totem Pole, Woodsy Owl, a fisherman, and a real castle on Aug 13, 2011 in California, big people, big animals, big fish, big things, bonus big stuffJuly 31 to August 4, 2010 - Northern CaliforniaThis is the last old one before I get into the new ones from our recent trip. Last summer we went to visit my wife's sister and her husband who live in Eureka, CA. They were nice enough to take us to s...