Oddity

The Story Behind This Beachside Castle

Look carefully the next time you’re traveling up A1A north of St. Augustine and you might notice a piece of roadside architecture that’s a little out of place for the beaches of Florida. Poking above the trees is a series of large turrets that belong...

The Story Behind Florida’s Abandoned Dome Home

The headquarters of a bizarre cult or left behind by a group of extra terrestrials? Origins of the abandoned dome home of Cape Romano near Marco Island, Florida have confounded many over the years. But the real story of the eccentric house is a lot ...

The Story Behind Sanford’s MTV Moonman

Almost directly beneath the Interstate 4 on-ramp from Highway 17 at the St. Johns River sits a curious roadside attraction. A giant replica of an MTV Moonman is safely locked inside the lot at Acme Industrial Surplus in Sanford. But if you're trav...

Where to Find the World’s Smallest Police Station

One of the most famous tourist spots in the Florida Panhandle is an old-fashioned telephone booth in Carrabelle. The story goes that in 1963, police officers were having a problem keeping the phones answered while trying to catch speeders on the tow...