A two story man waves you into a parking lot. Glow in the dark
pixies dance in a cave. Grizzly bears look for a hand
out in a gift shop. Tourists walk into the mouth of an alligator.
Call them tacky, call them kitsch, but without
the many wondrous sights along the road,
getting there would not be half the fun it is.
In an age of chain everything, Back on Tack
beams a gaudy spotlight on the eccentric and
the individualistic. This is a trip through the past and
a look at present roadside structures that beg not to
be obscured by yet more corporate sterilization of the
Enjoy the view!
DOWN THE ROAD
Back on Tack is resurfaced monthly with new attractions, story updates, and news items from the side of the road. See the latest construction projects in