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Paul Bunyon Statue

SW Arch St, Atlanta, IL 61723
+1 217-732-8687
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Paul Bunyon with a hot dog. Ok.

It's weird, I give you that. But it's a classic Route 66 giant next to a Route 66 park near a Route... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jenn S
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Lodi, Wisconsin
It's a giant statue of a dude with a hot dog...what more could you want?

Wow, Trip Advisor is begging me to review this statue. Ok, sure...why not? Well, it's a big... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John Y
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Atlanta, Illinois
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SW Arch St, Atlanta, IL 61723
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+1 217-732-8687
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's weird, I give you that. But it's a classic Route 66 giant next to a Route 66 park near a Route 66 restaurant and a (cool!) Route 66 museum. It's a nice place to stop and get a silly photo of a big man...More

Thank Jenn S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, Trip Advisor is begging me to review this statue. Ok, sure...why not? Well, it's a big statue of a guy holding a hot dog. I don't really understand it to be honest. I know these were originally made (or I believe I know) for...More

Thank John Y
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even if you don't stop, the Paul Bunyon statue holding a huge hot dog is not to be missed. Fun photo opportunity.

Thank Stmbt97
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Paul Bunyon was a lumberjack, who is usually associated with his blue ox, Babe, so why someone would have him holding a hot dog is rather strange, but if your in town then I guess you might wish to take a photo.

Thank john j
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped in Atlanta to see this statue and the Arcade Games Museum. Unfortunately the museum was closed but the statue was very cool. The Palms Grill Cafe across the road is really good and worth stopping for.

Thank Neil B
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped here years ago while I was in town geocaching. Then a second time to really view this attraction while I was riding the old Route 66. Glad I stopped and read the sign about this guy.

Thank Joe S
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Its a classic Route 66 Stop that happened to be right across the street from where we had planned to eat, at the Palms Cafe. Its funny though because he is holding a hotdog and his arm and hand positions definitely look as if he...More

Thank Jen B
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

It's a recommended visit for Route 66. Interesting information about the history of the statue and others like it. Neat mural on building by it.

Thank GMBerg
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Traveling through and had see the Paul Bunyan holding a hot dog. Interesting story and place for a picture.

Thank Manderson97
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Having seen this on many TV programs about Route 66, I was delighted to touch base as I drove the road. Surrounded by some nicely preserved period museums and cafes it was a good short stop along the way.

Thank Craig_Tapper
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